Teacher Training & Certification

Premiere Certification

Teacher Training Application

Premiere Certification – meets PMA requirements #1 Recommended Program
Minimum of 10 private sessions at any studio, written confirmation required if sessions not performed at Synergy Fitness. It is highly recommended that you have experience in personal training, dance, yoga or other movement modalities.
Exam Preparation:
  • Notes on exercises taught during observation hours. Practice times and apprenticeship teaching hours.
  • Anatomy study sheet completed.
  • Log of all observation, practice and student teaching hours.
Exams Fee: $450
Written exam(s) and exercises performed and taught on the Mat, Reformer, Cadillac and Auxiliary equipment. Anatomy exam taken separately.
Prior to certification trainer must become CPR Certified. Synergy Fitness will be offering CPR courses on site. Details to follow. PMA Pilates Certified National Exam fees are additional. Please see www.pilatesmethodalliance.org for more information.
Certification Renewal:
Certification expires 2 years from final exam date. 30 hours of continuing education courses recognized by SynergyFitness must be completed before your certificate expires

2008 Training Dates:

Synergy Fitness Pilates Studio

September 20th & 21st
October 18th & 19th
November 15th & 16th
December 13th & 14th
January 10th & 11th
February 7th & 8th
Course Fee:

$3300 Save $200 - only $3100 with full payment by August 10th, 2008


Program Includes


Anatomy home study course, fundamental, beginning, and intermediate programs for the Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, and Auxiliary equipment. As well as various assessment and release techniques required to create programs for special need clients. Synergy Fitness New Teacher Training Manuals also included.

Hours included: 90+ hours coursework & lab
75 hours observation (30 completed during course)
40 hours anatomy home study
75 hours practice (30 completed during course)
200 hours student teaching
20 hours of assisted teaching
Additional: 5 hours of private sessions

Total: 505 hours
Registration requires:
Application form with $25 application fee and $1000 deposit. 250 word essay on why you want to become a Pilates trainer.
Refund policy:
60 days prior: Deposit -5%,
45 days prior: Deposit -10%,
30 days prior: Deposit -15%.