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9 day Immersion Course  @ £1,750/person

Course Summary

A 9-day intensive training for the Cadillac, delivered by Brigid McCarthy

A 3 - 6 month Apprenticeship

A 2 day certification


Who is this Course Aimed at?

Qualified Matwork teachers who want to move into the equipment

Equipment-trained Pilates teachers who want a “refresher” or to fulfill cpd requirements (Immersion course only)

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

Course content

full repertoire, beginners to advanced

handling skills

class planning

health & safety

All manuals included

Apprenticeship (up to 6 months)

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

30 hours attending class

30 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 + studio fees if applicable)

Students will be informally assessed during their Immersion Training.

Formal assessment consists of:

class planning assessment

teaching assessment (workshop situation)

Successful students will be awarded a certificate from Brigid McCarthy Pilates Studio qualifying them to teach Cadillac from beginners to advanced.


Minimum Entry Requirements

For those wanting to certify:

completion of a Pilates Matwork Teacher Training course 

a good working knowledge of anatomy

appropriate insurance

access to a Cadillac/Tower for practice and teaching practice

basic computer skills

reasonable fitness level

For those doing for CPD or advanced students:

a good working knowledge of anatomy

reasonable fitness level


Other Information

A minimum of 2 participants is required with a maximum of 4. 

Courses can be arranged at any venue dependent on equipment being available.


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