Pilates Group Reformer Course for Exercise Professionals

Pilates Group Reformer Course

for Exercise Professionals

You must be a registered Group Exercise Instructor and/or Personal Trainer in order to attain Fitness Australia CECs.
Pre- requisites – Level 1 matwork course

We have developed this new course in response to Fitness Australia’s endorsement of Group Reformer courses for qualified fitness professionals.

This course is targeted at the experienced exercise professional who wants to take their Pilates exercise classes from the Mat to the Reformer and deliver professional, effective and safe classes to their clientele.

This course requires

  • Equivalent to 12 days face to face training and assessment
  • 30 hours of self practice
  • 10 hours of class observation

Course content

  • A repertoire of 150 Reformer exercises
  • Analyzing each exercise for its benefits regarding strengthening, flexibility and application to specific conditions and clientele
  • The principles and practice of core stability, breathing and alignment in analyzing and working with each exercise
  • Posture principles and improvement techniques
  • Considerations for pregnancy and the post-natal client
  • Considerations for common musculoskeletal complaints
  • Practical learning about the right way to engage the pelvic floor – we use real time ultrasound to teach you these principles
  • A focus on well-structured classes, safety and selecting exercises for specific clientele
  • How to develop class plans and sequencing the exercises
  • Effective cueing and the language of Pilates and how to communicate this to your clients
  • Developing effective observation skills, corrections and exercise modifications
  • Understanding each exercise in the repertoire and how to modify down or advance a client performing exercises

Assessment – all during the course

  • Short written quizzes
  • Completing course manual question pages
  • Assessments of short sequences of exercises
  • Final assessment of design and deliver a 45 minute class to the group.

Course Dates for Group Reformer course starting in October 2021

9th and 10th October
16th and 17th October
23rd and 24th October
30th and 31st October
Break to log pract hours
4th and 5th December
18th and 19th December


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Bulimba QLD 4171
Phone: 0444 565 958
Fax: (07) 3399 2280
Email: info@pilatesiq.com.au

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Our face to face training courses have resumed! We are also offering live online Zoom training for Matwork, Small Apparatus and Pelvic floor function for people that live further away but still want to participate in our courses.