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YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Pilates

The qualification is aimed at individuals who want to teach Pilates.
No formal pre-requisite is required. Learners need to be 18 or over to complete this qualification.
On completion, this qualification will allow entry to REP’s at Level 3 status.

Where & when?

Milton Keynes


15 September - 8 December


12 January - 5 April

13 September - 29 November

How Long?

YMCA eLearning theory, duration 12 weeks - to be completed prior to the start of the Pilates practical element.

Pilates practical, duration 12 days (over 12 weeks) tuition to commence after the YMCA eLearning has been completed.

How will I learn?

Face to face and blended learning, supported eLearning and guidance

How much?

Course £2800

Registration & Certification £180

The Course & Objectives

The course provides a secure grounding in applied and functional anatomy and the principles of the Pilates method. At the same time, it encourages creative and individual teaching styles that are effective and inspirational.

The course reflects the adaptability of the Pilates method:

  • Taught by experienced tutors
  • Focuses on integrating the Pilates technique gradually
  • An in depth thorough personal and physical understanding of the Pilates method
  • 10 students per course

Course Content

  • The history of Pilates and the Pilates Method
  • Classical repertoire
  • Modification, Progression and Adaptation
  • Movement and physical analysis
  • Teaching and communication skills
  • Hands-on techniques
  • Structuring classes for groups and individuals
  • Personal development and body awareness
  • Case Study
  • YMCA eLearning Level 2 Mandatory Units
  • YMCA eLearning Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology


When you have successfully completed the YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Pilates course, you will be awarded:

  • The YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Pilates Certification
  • The Pilates Advanced Training School Level 3 in Teaching Pilates Certification

This will certify you to teach the Pilates method in the UK, Europe and Australasia.
These certifications will enable you to gain entry to the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) as a Level 3 Pilates Instructor.

Ready to become a Level 3 Pilates Instructor?

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