Prepare for a Career You Will Love... Taught by Some of Denver's Top Teachers
The Watson Academy offers comprehensive Pilates Teacher Training & Certification programs right here in Denver. All of our Pilates modules are taught by experienced, skilled teachers and meet the PMA certification curriculum.
Watson Method™ Training Highlights:
- Learn how to effectively communicate with your clients through visual, auditory, and kinesthetic methods.
- Develop a strong understanding about how the body works through anatomy and physiology training.
- Understand specific training techniques to help clients with injuries and how to adapt both private lessons and classes.
- Learn how to properly align and give corrections to the body on the reformer, cadillac, mat, and small equipment.
We offer two Pilates Teacher Training & Certification programs, 500 hour and 700 hours, that exceed the PMA suggested curriculum guidelines. Also, we have a fun intro immersion program, 250 hours, for those who want to learn more about their own Pilates practice but not necessarily become a teacher.
2017 Teacher Training
Tuition: Module I = $2,500, Module II = $2,500, Module III=$2,000 (includes all fees and exams, does not include classes or lessons with a teacher that a student may need to take). Financing is available. Please Note: Both Module I and II are required to be certified in the Watson Method. Module III is required for the PMA board exam.
Limited Time Offer: Sign up for all three and save $1000.
Entrance Requirements: 15 hours of mixed Pilates lessons
Program Description: 500 hours of lectures, anatomy/physiology training, an internship and exams to be completed within 9-12 months. Those completing the program will be proficient performing and teaching up through and including the advanced level on all pieces of equipment. Upon finishing the program, participants will receive a certificate of completion in the Watson Method™.
Enrollment: Proof of completion of a mix of 15 Pilates lessons. Complete and submit the application and pay the required fees.
Program: Successful Completion of 500 program hours including:
Formal Lectures Internship Exams
40 hours 450 hours 10 hours
Program Schedule: The Joie de Vivre Pilates Teacher Training Program is 5-12 months long and requires a minimum of four trips to Denver, Colorado. Students should expect to dedicate a minimum of 10-15 hours per week to their internship.
Financial Aid: Module I deposit of $1000 and 5 months at $300/month interest free. Module II deposit of $1000 and 5 months at $300/month interest free. Module III deposit of $500 and 5 months at $300/month interest free. Late payment, $25 late payment fee.15% interest after 5 Months. Payment due on the first of the month.