1.2 Pilates Reformer Induction


This Course is a first step for a Pilates Matwork Instructor or Physiotherapist to teach on the Pilates Reformer.   At the conclusion of this course and its assessments the Instructor will be able to gain Industry Insurance to teach Pilates Reformer exercises taught on this course and to run a Pilates Induction session for those clients new to Pilates Reformer.

The Course can be taken as Online Learning Only - in which case assessment is by way of Video submission + Virtual 'Zoom' Assessment with one of our Assessors.

The Course can be taken as a combination of Online Learning and then a Summative face to face small group session in one of our UK training centres.

The Course can be taken fully as Face to Face Education in one of our UK based training studios with a guarantee of Small Group (2 - 6 participants).

This is the Induction Workout that you will learn to teach


The objectives of this course are to allow any qualified Pilates Matwork Instructor or medical movement practitioner such as a Physiotherapist to gain insurance to call themselves a Pilates Reformer Instructor and to teach the 30 or so exercises taught on this course together with normal progressions and regressions for those exercises.

As a student on this course you will learn the anatomy of the Pilates Reformer and the safe use of all of the parts before learning the safe tuition pointers for a client working in lying, seated, kneeling and standing positions using the basic reformer and in addition a Reformer Short / Long Box and a Reformer Jumpboard accessory.

You will then learn yourself a Reformer workout - referred to as the 'Reformer Induction Workout' and then work with others to be able to competently teach this workout by the end of the course.

In addition to the Reformer Repertoire included in the 'Induction Workout'  you will learn exercises related to different components of the Reformer.


Lesson 1 :- Footwork
Lesson 2 :- Legs in Straps
Lesson 3 :- Hands in Straps
Lesson 4 :- Long Box & Short Box
Lesson 5 :- Elephant Series
Lesson 6 :- Stretches
Lesson 7 :- Jumpboard

This is an example of a Lesson that you will learn


Students Completing this course must have taken the Mbodies Studio Health & Safety Lecture and Passed the Multiple Choice Test for this before being issued their Certificate for this course.


Pilates instructors taking this module need to ahve an existing Qualification as a Pialtes Teacher at Level 3 or equivalent or be able to prove that theya re currently insured as a Fitness Professional to teach Pilates.


Medical Movement Specialists such as Physiotherapists need to have a prior understanding of the basic Pilates Fundamentals applicable to any exercise.


Taken as a face to face Course this is a 3 day Course with 20 hours of tuition followed by practice and an assessment of you teaching the Reformer Induction Workout to a member of the Public.

Taken as a Part Online and Part face to Face -  You learn all of the lessons in your own time and then attend a 4 hour face to Face Conclusion to the Course.

Taken as a Fully Online Course -  You learn all of the lessons in your own time and then Submit two videos of you teaching to 2 different people the Reformer Induction Workout before having a maximum 2 hrs Zoom Conclusion to the course with one of our Assessor / Tutors.

Further Details

Whilst we believe that the Videos and instructions should make unsupported learning possible for many instructors, Built into this course is access to Tutor Support which can be given by email exchange, video conferencing or face to face – depending on the subject area and the requirement for learning.


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Typical course price: £370*
* Face to Face £800.00 UK Pounds Online only or Part online Part face to Face £370.00 UKP
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