Matwork Teacher Training

12th April - 1st September 2019


Pilates mat teacher training is the perfect vehicle for learning the principles of the Pilates Method. It is affordable, easy to integrate into different settings, and a great way to introduce people to Pilates. At BASI we regard Pilates Mat Work as the “crown jewel” of Pilates.

The Mat Program provides a thorough education in the Pilates Mat Work and its infinite applications. It is also the perfect springboard to the Comprehensive Programs that we offer and recognised internationally. The Mat Program is often taught as a part of the Comprehensive Program and is the same curriculum for U.S. and international students.

This program is comprised of 24 hours of lecture, discussion, and exercise practice and exercise analysis divided into six modules.

UPON COMPLETION OF THE PROGRAM, YOU WILL BE QUALIFIED TO:

  • Work according to the principles of Pilates and introduce them to clients and students

  • Tailor comprehensive and safe Pilates mat work programs to individual and group needs

  • Adapt a group mat class to different settings

  • Integrate small equipment into a mat class

  • Use the BASI® Block System to successfully administer mat work


Requirements for Certification

  • Attendance of all Modules and class hours

  • Observation: minimum 15 Hours (50% can be completed via Pilates Interactive)

  • Student Teaching: minimum of 40 Hours

  • Self- Practice: minimum of 30 Hours


Hours can be logged online from the Student Dashboard or logged on the Tracking Forms which are available on the Student Dashboard upon enrolment.

  • Final Written Exam

  • Final Practical Exam

  • Final Teaching Evaluation


All requirements must be successfully completed within 12 months from the last day of the program. If the requirements are not completed within three years, the student will need to repeat 50% of the modules prior to submitting hours and receiving the BASI Mat Certificate. Auditing fees apply.

Tuition & Fees

$1,895 AUS (ex GST) – Matwork course
$500 Deposit (ex GST) (includes $100 Non-Refundable Administrative Fee)

*All payments can be made by direct deposit, credit card, or direct debit (fee’s may apply). Please contact us to arrange payments methods
*price subject to change depending on foreign exchange rates

After the deposit, the balance is due 10 business days before the program begins.

REGISTER FOR SYDNEY MATWORK

Tuition Fees include:

  • Mat Study Guide

  • Mat Movement Analysis Workbook

  • Final Written Exam

  • Final Teaching Evaluation (see Centralised testing)

  • Final Practical Exam (see Centralised testing


Additional Fees May Apply:

  • Pilates Interactive Monthly Subscription – Pro Version $10 USD/ month.

  • Studio Fees for Observation, Self-Practice, Student Teaching (contact host location studio for more information and fees)

  • Testing to be taken on an allocated Centralised Testing day (see Centralised testing for dates and times, no fee’s required for first round of testing)

  • Retesting Fees apply if not successful on first round.​

Comprehensive Global Program

12th April - 1st September 2019

​The Comprehensive Global Program includes the Mat Program as well as a thorough and complete education in Pilates covering the full range of Pilates equipment (Reformer, Cadillac, Wunda Chair, Ped-a-pul, Ladder Barrel, Step Barrel and various other Auxiliary apparatus). This program consists of 12 modules, which is comprised of 72 hours of lecture, discussion, and exercise analysis and practice.

More than simply a program of study, the Comprehensive Global Program is an enduring foundation for a career in Pilates. This is a college-level teacher training program that give students knowledge of Pilates theory, exercises, and teaching skills on all Pilates equipment.

When you complete BASI’s Comprehensive Pilates Teacher Training, you will have graduated from the most rigorous, exciting, and positively life-changing Pilates teacher training in the business


Your Body.......  Your Practise........

Certification

Requirements for Certificate

  • Attendance of all modules

  • Submission of Student Paper

  • Observation: 100 hours (50% can be completed using Pilates Interactive)*. Recommend that you start working on your hours during the Foundation Program

  • Self-Practice: 200 hours

  • Practice Teaching: 200 Hours

  • Passing grade of 70% or better on all examinations

  • Final Written Exam

  • Practical and Teaching Examinations


*Final Examinations are set dates at centralised testing locations.


All requirements should be completed within one year of the last module of the program. If the requirements are not completed within three years, the student will need to repeat 50% of the modules prior to submitting hours and receiving a BASI Teacher Certificate. Hours must be logged and submitted either by BASI Pilates’ Tracking forms or via the Student Dashboard portal online.


Tuition & Fees

There are Two payment options available:
$6,795 AUS if paid in full or
$6,995 AUS if paid in instalments (see below).

Pay In Full: $6795 AUS

$500 AUS Initial Deposit at time of registration (includes the Non – Refundable $100 Administrative Fee). Final balance of $6295.00 to be paid up to 15 days prior to commencement of course.

Pay via Payment Plan: $6,995.00 AUS (4 payments)

$500 Initial deposit at time of registration  (please contact us to set up your payment plan after registration)

  • 1st payment: $2,995.00 - Due ten (10) business days prior to first day of commencement of course.

  • 2nd payment: $1,750.00 - Due ten (10) business days prior to the first day of the 4th Module.

  • 3rd payment: $1,750.00 - Due ten (10) business days prior to the first day of the 7th Module.


The installment payment option is only valid for educational courses conducted by BASI Pilates Australia at its own or host facilities.

*All payments can be made by direct deposit, credit card, or direct debit (fee’s may apply). Please contact us to arrange payments methods
*price subject to change depending on foreign exchange rates

Tuition Fees include:

  • Comprehensive Study Guides

  • Online Mid term exam

  • Online Final exam

  • Final Teaching Evaluation (see Centralised testing)

  • Final Practical Exam (see Centralised testing)​


Additional Fees May Apply:

  • Pilates Interactive Monthly Subscription – Pro Version $10 USD/ month.

  • Studio Fees for Observation, Self-Practice, Student Teaching (contact host location studio for more information and fees)

  • Testing to be taken on an allocated Centralised Testing day (see Centralised testing for dates and times, no fee’s required for first round of testing) Retesting Fees apply if not successful on first round.


BASI Pilates Teacher Training


BASI Pilates® is a leading Pilates education academy with a reputation for innovation, dedication, and academic excellence.

BASI stands for Body Arts and Science International, which is both the name of the academy’s holding company and an affirmation of its approach to Pilates studies. The mission of BASI Pilates is to "create and maintain professional standards for the teaching of the Pilates Method and to preserve and perpetuate the gift of Pilates by educating teachers of the highest caliber".

BASI Pilates in Australia holds a special place in the heart of founder Rael Isacowitz. In 1989 Rael started the first teacher training program for students in Sydney and is now spanning across the globe. From the UK to Asia, Canada, Brazil, South Africa, Australia and beyond Pilates students are becoming BASI qualified Pilates professionals.


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