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Teacher Training Program at ABSolute Pilates

The ABSolute Pilates Comprehensive Teacher Training Program is focused on developing creative and problem solving teachers, who have a strong base in functional anatomy, physiology, and innovative teaching skills. There will be a Physical Therapist helping out with some of the workshops to provide a high quality education. There may be a few other guest lectures in the works as well. Our program transcends just learning how to teach exercises, you’ll also learn how and why exercises really work for a variety of clients including those with medical restrictions.

Please email allison@absolutepilates.com with questions and further details on the application process. Application Deadline for the next class is January 2018. Late applications will be accepted until the program is full. Space is limited!

We are currently busy creating world class Pilates teachers. Stay tuned for the next class in 2018.

Since this is the only local teacher training program, we are proud to bring quality education to you right here in Central PA. Do not let this opportunity slip away. You could even use this training to deep your own understanding of the Pilates method. If you need help navigating this process call Allison and she will help you find the best fit.

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We are excited that you have chosen to become a Pilates Instructor. And we are excited to teach you all the wonderful things Pilates can do for you.

Our goal is to create intuitive, confident, thinking instructors. Your training will cover the comprehensive Pilates system. You will learn how to progress a client through the Pilates with regards to their particular needs. We are going to give you the tools to be able to train every body, as every body that comes to Pilates is different. The Pilates Technique teacher-training program is designed with that in mind.

The ABSolute Pilates comprehensive 5 PROGRAM OF STUDY consists of 3 trimesters.

  • Each lecture will cover one of the following topics:Basic Principles of Pilates
  • The History of Joseph Pilates
  • Creating a session for your client
  • Safe and appropriate spotting techniques
  • Developing an eye for teaching
  • Cueing and Imagery
  • Posture and Gate
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Injuries
  • Pregnancy and Special needs
  • Safety and maintenance on all the equipment

Click here download a sample of the Course Catalog. 


We also offer a Basic Mat Training Program.

The next 3-day workshop will be November 10-12. 

Course Structure:  The Basic Mat Training Course integrates both pre-pilates mat AND mat exercises together in one course. Over the course of a weekend and 20 hours, students will become fluent in teaching over 30 Pilates mat exercises, as well as innovative modifications to challenge or simplify each exercise according to varying fitness levels or common injuries.

Day 1 Pilates Eve Gentry Technique

History of Pilates, Pre Pilates

Day 2 & 3 Mat

Mat instruction: Learn the entire mat order and Review basic breath patterns. Discuss Pilates’ philosophy, history, and principles. In depth analysis of each Pilates Mat exercise includes technique review, modifications, and contraindications. How to teach a group Mat class.

Apprenticeship: the studio is available to students for observation of classes and practice time as part of a mini apprenticeship.

Prerequisites:  Because knowing it in your own body and that you love Pilates is the first step to teaching Pilates to others. You need to complete 10 – 15 hours of Pilates Mat Class.

**Career Starter Kit Mat Class Package: $200 for 3 months of unlimited mat, yogalates and barre classes. Available one time after the course deposit is received.**


An all-inclusive model that is upfront with no surprises. $550 tuition

Study materials included with tuition are: Mat Exercises and Pre Pilates Exercises Manual

Early Bird Special: Pay in full 30 days or more before the course start date and pay $500 (Save $50).

For more information contact Allison at allison@absolutepilates.com or 717-585-2592

Barre Training

Absolute Barre Training


Snow Dates are 1/26/18-1/28/18

The Studio by Absolute Pilates ~ 1322 Saxton Way Mechanicsburg PA 17055 ~ thestudiobyap.com

Course Structure:  The Barre Training Course integrates both ballet AND fitness exercises together in one course to teach you how to teach several formats of barre classes. Over the course of a training weekend, observation and practice, students will become fluent in teaching over 30 barre exercises, as well as innovative modifications to challenge or simplify each exercise according to varying levels or common injuries.

Apprenticeship: the studio is available to students for observation of classes and practice time as part of a mini apprenticeship for 3 months following the program. You will have access to come and observe any barre classes in the studio. You get 20 classes or 2 months unlimited (you must pick the package and start date) with the cost of your training.

Career Starter Kit Package: $250 for 3 months of unlimited mat and barre classes (Regularly $375). The Career Starter Kit is a great option to add on if you would like to get some extra practice in before or after your training. The 3 months of unlimited mat and barre classes may be purchased at this rate upon enrolling in and paying for Absolute Barre Training. It may be used for the months leading up to training or after completion of the Apprenticeship mentioned above. **This is an optional, additional add-on to the Absolute Barre Training Program**


Tuition: $450

Included in Tuition:

  • Intensive Style Training Weekend
  • Choice of 20 classes or 2 months of Unlimited Mat and Barre Classes (20 classes of personal practice are required to complete the program)
  • Use of the studio to observe classes and practice for 3 months following the program
  • Help setting up student teaching hours
  • Review of lesson plans
  • Manual
  • Videos of 3 Classes

Licensing available to use Absolute Barre (name and logo), choreography & monthly music updates and marketing resources at yearly or monthly subscription. 3-month included. 

For more information contact Allison at allison@thestudiobyap.com or 717-585-2592, or contact Lauren at lauren@thestudiobyap.com or 717-350-4948.
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