Reformer Teacher Training


PPA Reformer Instructor Training


Embark on a life-changing journey. The Progressive Pilates certified Instructor Training provides you with a solid foundation to teach Pilates, inspire others and deepen your own physical practice.

The focus of our Level I Reformer Pilates Course, is to provide students with applied knowledge of the ‘Core’ anatomy, postural alignment, neutral positioning, and a deep foundation in Pilates functional movement, principles and philosophy.

The Progressive Pilates Reformer course is now blended learning- Live Online and In Studio

Our PPA RI 190+ Hour Course

This training is appropriate for Graduates who are currently qualified in fitness/yoga/dance/physio/ physical therapy/movement and have completed an Anatomy and Physiology qualification. It is also appropriate for serious students of Pilates and Reformer Pilates who wish to start teaching (Reformer Pilates only) for a career change etc. An Anatomy and Physiology qualification must be completed separately.

Our Instructor Training is an experiential and extensive training where you will acquire many different tools on:

  • Pilates Principles and fundamentals of Reformer Pilates
  • Machine Safety
  • Underpinning knowledge, skills, core competencies
  • Core stability the inner unit
  • Movement stability outer unit
  • Postural types/dysfunctions/effects
  • Exercise analysis/selection/progressions Movements for beginner to intermediate
  • Use of props to assist performance and enhance comfort
  • Class planning/programming and many more, with focus on how to use them, when to use them and who they are appropriate for.

Next Blended Learning Course dates 2022:

Reformer level 1:

Online Theory Videos Thursday 23rd June

Friday 24th June In Studio 10am to 5.30pm

 & Saturday 25th June In Studio 2pm to 5pm

Fee: €695

Assessment: MP4 of Physical practical, MP4 of Teaching practical, 12 week progressive class plan.

Reformer Level 2 :

Date: TBC

Fee: €395

Assessment:  MP4 of Physical practical & 12week progressive class plan.

Included: Course manual, DVD,  Assessment x 1. [Extension or resit fees apply]

Application confirmed only on receipt of booking form and deposit. Paid if full 2 weeks before course start date.

Qualification: Certificate in Reformer Pilates [R Level I – Beginner to Improver level] and/or [R level 2- Intermediate level]

More Details

Please contact the studio for more details about the Reformer Pilates Teacher Training Course.


Covid Update

The studio will reopen for Reformer small group training on Tuesday 8th June. We will re open for Mat classes in the studio on the 5th July. Online classes will continue with a slightly reduced timetable.

Book Now via our Class Schedule page or see our online offers on the Pricing page.

Book online via the website or Mindbody app.
Download zoom in advance of an online mat class and we'll send you a link an hour before. If the times don't suit we can send you a recording for you to do in your own time.