Intermediate Matwork Pilates is targeted at personal trainers and group exercise instructors who want to learn how to incorporate intermediate matwork exercises into their current training. The Intermediate Matwork Pilates course is derived from the contemporary Pilates repertoire and contains elements and breakdowns of traditional exercises. Understanding and having confidence in these contemporary exercises and their breakdowns will make it easier to teach Pilates to your clients.

IMPORTANT: This course is NOT a qualification to become a Pilates instructor. The content is geared towards instructors and personal trainers who would like to add Pilates-based principles to their current training repertoire.

Learning outcomes:

  • Build on the knowledge you gained in Fundamental Matwork Pilates
  • Explore 24 of the 37 classical Pilates exercises in modified forms
  • Understand how to modify (progress and regress) intermediate matwork Pilates exercises to accommodate various demographics and abilities
  • Learn different types of cueing common to the instruction of intermediate matwork Pilates exercises and explore different examples of each exercise
  • Learn how to programme intermediate matwork Pilates exercises for your clients
  • Explore different programmes and templates to integrate intermediate matwork Pilates exercises into a personal training or small group format.

To attain the CIMSPA accredited CPD points for this course you will need to have already completed a Level 3 Pilates qualification

Author bio

Stephanie Glickman

Stephanie Glickman has been teaching fitness for 20 years and Pilates since 2003. In 2006 she established Armature (Melbourne, Australia), a studio dedicated to both Pilates and strength training. She is certified through Stott Pilates, Breathe Education, Pilates ITC, Polestar and the APMA. A former Stott Pilates and Breathe Education instructor trainer, she regularly presents nationally across fitness and Pilates platforms, spreading the joys of cross training Pilates and strength. She is also a Les Mills Body Step instructor, recreational Olympic weightlifter and the dance critic of the Herald Sun.