Fundamental Matwork Training


Practical Immersion Course

Course Summary

A 10-day intensive training for Pilates Matwork, delivered by Brigid McCarthy.

A 3-6 month Apprenticeship

A 2 day certification

Who is this Course aimed at?

Those who want to train to be Pilates teachers (full course)

Pilates teachers who want a “refresher” or to fulfil cpd requirements (Immersion course only)

Advanced students who want to understand Pilates at a greater depth (Immersion course only)

Immersion Course (10 days @ £1,750/person)

Course Content:

- breathing

- imprinting

- core stability

- full repertoire (beginners to advanced)

- class planning

- handling skills

- history

- teaching skills

All manuals included

Apprenticeship (up to 6 months)

During this 3-6 month period prior to certification, students are asked to complete certain minimum requirements:

- 20 hours attending class

- 20 hours teaching practice

- completing a 6 hour First Aid Course (St Andrews/St Johns Ambulance)

- gaining appropriate insurance

- self study

Certification (2 days @ £400/person)

Students will be informally assessed during their Immersion Training.

Formal assessment consists of:

- submission of class plans

- written assessment

- teaching assessment

Successful students will be awarded a certificate from Brigid McCarthy Pilates Studio qualifying them to teach Fundamental Matwork from beginners to advanced (non-remedial). 

Minimum Entry Requirements

Minimum 6 months attendance of Pilates mat classes

basic computer skills

reasonable fitness level

Pre-Training (£50/hour or £25/hour for up to 4 people)

Students have the opportunity to book in with Brigid to do sessions designed to cover the repertoire required for the course.  Skype sessions are available.

Other Information

A minimum of 4 participants is required with a maximum of 10.