Pilates Teacher Training

Learn to Teach Pilates!

Lori Coleman-Brown and Elana Jacobs

Atlas Pilates is the Seattle home of world class independent classical Pilates education.

Interested in a career as a professional Pilates instructor? Consider our comprehensive training program.

Atlas Pilates immersive program produces Pilates instructors of the highest caliber who know the work in their own bodies and are fully prepared to teach professionally.

Lori Coleman-Brown, Director of Education, has trained new instructors for decades. She manages our comprehensive program which is carefully tailored for individuals in small annual classes. Lori produces authoritative Pilates educational offerings to advance the work taught to her by Joe Pilates protegeé Romana Kryzanowska. She’s our primary resource and advocate of the Pilates Method and she provides global educational outreach to other Pilates studios and the public.

Pilates Teacher Training at Atlas Pilates in SeattleTraining takes about a year. It consists of practical training and academic coursework hosted in a knowledge-rich and supportive studio environment. There are four main elements:

  • Seminars – Three required weekend long workshops: Fundamentals, Intermediate and Advanced
  • Practicum – Observation, assisting and practice teaching
  • Academics – classroom, tutoring, homework and quizzes
  • Testing– three written and practical exams
Teacher Training Apprentice MeetingMaterial is presented logically and progressively in context in the working studio. Students can expect to work at least 800 hours including 150 Hours of Pilates workouts. Annual admissions are selective, there are prerequisites and a required physical assessment.

Want details? Download PDFDownload the Atlas Pilates 2018-19 Teacher Training Program Catalog
Hannah with her Atlas Pilates Diploma

Accommodations For Students With Disabilities

This school is licensed under Chapter 28C.10 RCW. Inquiries or complaints regarding this Private Vocational School may be made to Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board, 128 – 10th Avenue Southwest, Olympia, Washington 98504. Phone: 360-709-4600. http://www.wtb.wa.gov/

Upcoming Educational Events:

Our Seminars are open to students (except for CPE) and Pilates teachers with diplomas from reputable schools (like Romana’s, M-A-T, Stott, PMA etc.). Just ask, if you have any questions.