Teacher Training

STOTT PILATES Intensive Reformer Program - Because it's maximum training in minimum time

February 20-23, 2014
March 7-9, 2014
March 28-30, 2014


Times:  Thursday February 20 3-8:30 pm, Fridays 1:30-7 pm, Saturdays 1:30-7 pm, Sundays 9 am - 2:30 pm

This course is intended for those already working in the fields of fitness or movement, as well as those who are unable to devote the time required in our Comprehensive Program due to work and/or scheduling issues. Conducted over 3 weeks or 4 weekends. Building on your industry knowledge it teaches you to design and lead the Level 1 Essential and Intermediate STOTT PILATES Reformer repertoire for personal or group training settings for a range of clients. You will leave with a solid foundation and required skills to develop effective and motivating Pilates Reformer programs. While IR may be taken prior to IMP, we recommend completing IMP first.

What you will learn:

  • The STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles
  • Essential, Intermediate, Power workouts
  • Effective use of the reformer to enhance torso stability and strength, peripheral extremity conditioning, joint stability, flexibility, balance and coordination
  • Effective communication and observational skills
  • Verbal cueing and imagery for performance enhancement and client motivation
  • Theory and practice of postural analysis
  • 139 exercises plus modifications for specific body types, postural issues and conditions
  • How to incorporate resistance equipment to support and intensify exercises
  • Exercise layering related to effective program design
  • Workout composition for personal and group training

Requirements of certification:

  • 50 hours of instruction and supervised teaching
  • Minimum of 10 hours of observation
  • Minimum of 30 hours of physical review
  • Minimum of 15 hours of practice teaching
  • Total: 125 hours
See more at: http://www.merrithew.com/stott-pilates/instructor-training/courses/intensive-program#sthash.Uv5YZfqI.dpuf


Prerequisites: Working knowledge of functional anatomy

Minimum 30 hours Pilates classes/workouts

Three-plus years teaching movement or fitness*

*Applicants with a strong of history of Pilates participation and/or experience instructing students/clients in another field may also be considered


Duration 50 hours instruction and supervised teaching Minimum 10 hours observation Minimum 30 hours physical review Minimum 15 hours practice teaching Conducted over 2 weeks or 3 weekends Total: 125 hours


CEC 5 STOTT PILATES; ACE; Can-Fit-Pro

Course Tuition $1640

Manuals and required materials $260

A deposit is required to hold your space.  Non refundable and non transferable.


Where to stay in Oklahoma City

Need to find accomodations while attending training sessions at The Pilates Edge?

We are in very close proximity to several nice hotels. A few suggestions include the following which are located less than 10 minutes away from the studio. You can also search our area for hotels by zip code 73120 or 73116.

Springhill Suites Marriott Quail Springs
3201 W Memorial Rd
Oklahoma City, OK, 73134
866-539-0036

La Quinta Inn & Suites OKC North/Quail Springs
3003 W Memorial Rd
Oklahoma City, OK, 73134
866-539-0036

Comfort Inn And Suites
13501 N Highland Park Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK, 73134
866-539-0036