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The World’s #1 Pilates Certification – 100% Online

A high-touch, transformative learning journey.

Live small group learning

All our classes are delivered through our fully interactive audio and video enabled learning system.

You can ask questions, get feedback on your technique, and practice teaching with your classmates. All in real time.

Comprehensive online content

You’ll have an extensive video exercise library with over 100 hours of high quality video lectures, as well as tutorials and discussions available to you the day you enrol.

All with 24/7 access.

Real-time messaging and conversations outside class times

We use Slack, an incredibly full-featured messaging platform that lets you message individual students, your trainer, or your whole group from your laptop, phone or tablet. You can also share files, videos and links. Perfect for setting up a practice teaching session with your peers, or asking a question of your trainer.

Dedicated student success coaches

All this technology may sound a bit intimidating, but don’t worry, you’ll have a student success coach to help you through any problems or challenges. Our coaching team’s full-time job is to help you succeed. They will jump on a call with you and sort out any issues, as well as helping you set goals and stay disciplined with your study.

High quality video

We use professional audio and video production so you can see and hear everything easily. Both in live sessions and if you’re watching a recording afterwards.

The audio and video quality are so good you won’t notice them; you’ll be so absorbed in learning!

A New Career That Is Aligned With Who You Are

  • Pilates makes you happy, and you want to share that happiness with people who are like-minded
  • Pilates makes you slow down. It’s more than just physical – it’s mental, it’s for you
  • You are drawn to helping others through movement
  • You want to be the best you can be
  • You’re intrigued by the body and want to understand how it works
  • You want to challenge yourself
  • You don’t believe in doing things half-assed
  • Actually you’re a bit of an over-achiever
  • You’ve been wondering what’s next for you. You’re ready to branch out.

Reformer Pilates Certification USA

Are you looking for a new career where you can inspire others to love Pilates as much as you do and receive all the benefits from taking classes? If so, Breathe Education’s reformer Pilates teacher training could be just the course for you. Our reformer training can help you become a reformer Pilates instructor, and you will soon be living your best life.

Reformer Pilates Training from Breathe Education

You can get your Pilates reformer training certificate from us and look forward to wherever your career takes you next. Our qualifications are internationally recognized, so you do not need to feel tied down. As they often say, the world is your oyster, and Pilates could literally take you anywhere!

Why is Reformer Pilates so Popular?

Pilates has become a popular practice throughout the world. Originally developed by Joseph Pilates from Germany, he aimed to find a form of exercise that strengthened both the mind and body. His first studio opened in 1923, and since then, Pilates has gone from strength to strength.

You can now find Pilates classes occurring all over the world, and many people are benefitting from this form of exercise. With reformer teacher training, you too can inspire a whole group of people to love Pilates. Our Pilates reformer trainer is now available online, so it has never been easier to get the career you have always wanted.

As Pilates is low impact, everyone can take part. It does not matter what your shape or size is because everyone will benefit, and exercises can be adapted to suit individuals. It also does not matter what you look like to gain your online reformer Pilates certification as there is no defined mold that you need to fit into.

Reformer Pilates works your whole body, engages your muscles, and builds strength. Consequently, it works wonders for recovery from injuries and improving flexibility.

With so much to gain from Pilates, it is no surprise that more and more people are turning to it as their favorite exercise. The growing popularity of Pilates also means there is more demand for Pilates reformer instructors and with the best training from Breathe Education, our graduates are in high demand.

Learn Everything You Need to Know Online

When it comes to reformer Pilates online classes, you will get a second-to-none education. This experience offers you all the benefits of learning in person, but you also have the convenience of distance learning.

With an internet connection and a laptop, tablet, or phone, you can connect to the best reformer Pilates training courses that are on offer at Breathe Education. Whether you are lucky enough to have your own studio to train from, or you complete it from your living room or bedroom, you have total flexibility.

Our Pilates reformer certification online offers you the chance to get to know your classmates. You will practice techniques alongside them during live small group learning, and you can also practice your teaching techniques.

Staying connected with your peers, teachers, and the wider Breathe Education community has never been easier while doing your Pilates reformer training. We use a full-featured messaging platform called Slack. You can chat, share files, videos, and links with others. You can also pop a question to your trainer if there is something you want to know more about.

What does our Reformer Pilates Certification Course Offer?

At Breathe Education, we offer Pilates reformer courses that will allow you to achieve your dream of becoming a Pilates instructor. Our Certification in Pilates Matwork and Reformer gives you the tools and know-how to teach group matwork and reformer classes.

The reformer Pilates instructor course does not require you to have any qualifications to take part, so you can start as a complete beginner.

On average, our students complete their reformer Pilates course in five months, and then they are ready to embark on a whole new career. If you do not think you will manage it in this time, you do not need to worry, as you will have 12 months to complete the course. You will need to spend around nine hours each week studying, attending online tutorials, lectures, and practice sessions.

The reformer Pilates certification programs happen at various times, so it offers you a convenient way to fit studying into your schedule.

The Certification in Pilates is approved by ACE (American Council for Exercise). Your internationally recognized award from Breathe Education will be your passport to success.

Get all the Support You Need

Here at Breathe Education, we want you to succeed in your reformer instructor training, and we do everything we can to support you. This includes your time during training, but we are also here for you when you graduate.

You will be given access to a dedicated team of student success coaches who will keep you motivated and help you set goals and roadmaps to achieve those goals. When you graduate, you will join our community of graduates, and this can lead to job offers, as well as ongoing support as a Pilates teacher.

Find out More Today

To find out more about the Pilates reformer certification from Breathe Education, just download your free course guide today!

We look forward to hearing from you and enabling you to inspire others with your Pilates reformer instructor certification.
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Here’s What Our Students & Graduates Have To So Say

l got the most out of this course that l have ever gotten out of any course

Leanne ChapmanPilates Studio Owner, Melbourne

The best, craziest life decision I’ve ever made!

Cat WebbStudio owner, Good Times Pilates

This course has made me a better teacher on so many levels.

Belinda SurvillaStudio manager, Pilates & Co

My journey with Breathe Education has been such a positive addition on my life in many areas

Briannan BondiPerth, WA

The depth of content provided is absolutely invaluable, the teachers are incredible and the learning environment is so supportive.

Katie IrelandGold Coast, QLD

This entire experience is something incredibly special. Cloe's encouragement and support has helped me find my voice.

Georgina BeattieSydney, NSW

What a beautiful course. It has exceeded my expectations and I am feeling confident and happy going into the industry.

Marni DeningGold Coast, QLD

I feel much more confident and equipped to teach! Cloe has supported and nurtured me to want to go out and teach.

Katarina MoricSydney, NSW

This was the absolute best decision I have made. I look forward to my future and promoting Breathe to whoever will listen.

Rachael RiceSydney, NSW

The course inspires and encourages us to be critical and creative thinkers, and also allows us to enhance our curiosity towards the field of Pilates.

Renee RommeswinkelSydney, NSW

I have absolutely loved working with like minded individuals and being given the permission to explore my body and the amazing things I never thought I could achieve.

Jacinta FowlesMelbourne, VIC

What an incredible company that gives the power to be uniquely us & encourage us through our learning experience & growth.

Olivia HuffGold Coast, QLD

Professional, thorough and supportive, studying with Breathe has been a fantastic experience!

Kate VaughanSydney Australia

The Cert IV left me feeling empowered and confident. I am really proud to have learned from Breathe.

Ildi CampbellSydney Australia

Loan’s Story

96.8% of Our Graduates Have A Job or Further Study Waiting For Them The Day They Graduate

You want to build your confidence and land your dream job as a Pilates instructor, but you don’t feel confident getting up in front of a group of people – in fact you’re kind of freaking out about it.

That is completely normal. A lot of our graduates felt that way before they started – what they found was the course built their confidence and skill gradually, step by step until they felt completely natural and comfortable teaching Pilates, being themselves, not pretending to be someone else.

Maybe you’ve looked at job websites and haven’t seen any Pilates jobs advertised. And you’re wondering – will I be able to make a living as a Pilates teacher?

Here’s the thing – In Pilates most jobs are not advertised on traditional employment websites. Rather, they come through word of mouth, through networks, through friends and colleagues and acquantances.

The good news is, if you attend regular Pilates classes you already have a network. When you enrol with us your network will instantly expand to include over 3,000 graduates and around 1,000 present students.

You will have direct access to this community through Slack, and through our internal Facebook group for students and alumni.

Many, many job opportunities arise out of our community. This is where the gold opportunities lie!

We will show you how to grow and nurture your network and draw on it, to land your dream job.

That is why 96.8% of our students have a job or further study waiting for them on the day they graduate according to the NCVER Student Outcome Survey 2019

The World’s Best Pilates Certification Where You’ll Learn BOTH Matwork & Reformer – Fully Online

We have graduated over 5,000 instructors in 26 countries and counting.

Our grads are teaching Pilates in the USA, Canada, Costa Rica, Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Bahamas, England, Ireland, Scotland, France, Germany, Switzerland, Poland, Romania, Italy, Greece, Nigeria, South Africa, UAE, Malaysia, Thailand, New Zealand, Australia… and more!

Breathe graduates teach in gyms, physical therapy clinics, Pilates studios, community halls, hospitals, corporate wellness programs, online, and in home studios.

Be The Best You Can Be With The World’s Most In-Depth & Comprehensive Pilates Course

BOTH Matwork & Reformer

You want to be as employable as possible: Learn both Matwork & Reformer so you won’t be limited.

You will be taught the complete repertoire of exercises as written by Joseph Pilates in his book Return To Life Through Contrology. Yo’ull learn the start position, proper exercise technique and movement sequences, the equipment setup, refinements and the finish or transition; everything you need to know to confidently create and teach the complete matwork and reformer repertoire.

This course includes ALL the beginner, intermediate and advanced repertoire. It is a complete package.

Flow class programming

You’ll learn how to program flowing classes and sequences your clients will love on both the mat and the reformer.

You will learn to build smooth as silk, flow-style classes using the traditional Pilates exercises. PLUS we’ll get creative and show you how to make up your own moves, or adapt moves you pick up from other instructors, social media or anywhere else.

At the end of the course you’ll be able to walk into any studio situation and bring an incredible class that will WOW their clients and land your dream job.

How to cue ANY exercise

You’ll learn to cue the Pilates repertoire using simple, clear instructions your clients will easily understand.

You won’t have to memorize complicated verbal cues for each exercise. Instead you’ll be able to cue easily and simply because you UNDERSTAND the point of the exercise, what it’s meant to look like, and how to give simple instructions to your clients to help them get closer to the proper shape and movement sequence.

You’ll learn up-to-date cueing techniques based on current scientific understanding of how humans learn movement skills.

How to modify exercises for anyone

What if you’ve created an amazing class, but some of your clients don’t have enough strength, or flexibility to do the moves you’ve programmed?

Easy – Just use a few simple principles to make the exercise more achievable.

You’ll also learn to modify exercises to make them harder for more advanced clients.

Pre and Post-Natal Pilates

The Certificate in Pilates Matwork and Reformer is the world’s only Pilates program to include comprehensive prenatal and post-natal training. That’s right – you’ll learn EVERYTHING you need to know about pre-natal and post-natal Pilates teaching in this certification.

You’ll learn to modify on the mat and reformer, special considerations for exercise during pregnancy, which exercises to avoid, and which ones are perfectly safe.

You will learn to safely and confidently teach pregnant and post-natal women in your group class, or to run a special prenatal class.

How to teach clients with pain & injuries

You’ll learn to accommodate injured clients in your group class with ease and confidence. PLUS. you’ll learn a few simple rules for when you should refer clients to a health professional.

You’ll learn current guidelines on working with injuries, and how to apply them to your group class.

Note: You won’t learn how to rehabilitate people with injuries – instead you’ll learn how to give them a kick-ass Pilates workout whilst keeping them safe.

Incredibly Flexible Online Learning That Maximizes Your Potential

We’ve created this course to be flexible and optimized it for online –  so you can do the world’s most comprehensive Pilates instructor training even if you have a busy schedule.

Build your Skills and Confidence to Change Lives

With our Layered Teaching Framework we’ll help you learn the Pilates exercises to a high standard regardless of your age, shape, current level of fitness or flexibility. We’ll start you where you’re at and help you build in stages to execute the exercises with a high level of skill and in a way that works in your body.

Next we’ll teach you to use the Layered Teaching Framework to help your clients build strength, flexibility and control through Pilates regardless of their age, shape, or starting fitness.

By the time you graduate after 20 weeks you’ll be skilled, and confident to help anyone who walks into your sessions.

SO User-Friendly eLearning

This is not online learning as you know it.

No boring videos, yawn-worthy quizzes, or frustrating navigation.

Our course is modelled on the very latest research in adult and online education. Plus, we’ve studied best-practice online institutions like Harvard, Stanford and General Assembly, and we’ve put together a course that takes full advantage of the many benefits of online learning.

You’ll experience a high-touch, very human learning experience. With both structured and unstructured engagement every day. You’ll be chatting with your classmates and trainers on the daily.

There are succinct videos (with short, relevant, challenging quizzes) so you can study in short bursts when you have time, like on your commute, at lunch or when the kids are in bed.

Our platform is mobile optimized so you can watch videos and do quizzes on your phone, tablet or laptop.

Continuing Education Units

Our Certification in Pilates is approved by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) for continuing education credits.


The majority of our students graduate in under 6 months, but you have up to 12 months to complete the program so there’s no time-pressure.

We’re fanatical about keeping up with the latest developments in research and we constantly update our course as best practice evolves.

We only train you in the latest evidence-based methods. What you learn will be in line with the latest science. That’s very different to just about every other Pilates training out there.

Everything we teach is backed by RECENT peer reviewed research, not folk-wisdom or magical thinking.

An instant network of over 4,000 classmates and graduates

The day you enrol you’ll join a worldwide community of over 4,000 graduates and current students. You’ll be able to engage with the community on a daily basis using Slack and our internal Facebook group. This community is where you’ll go to ask questions, contribute answers and just hang out.

PLUS this community will be your network – this is where you’ll find job opportunities, and it’s the secret to how so many of our graduates have work waiting for them the day they graduate.

Simple & Fun Online Learning

Fun & Engaging

Easy to Use

Mobile Friendly

Worrying about Learning Online? You Don’t Need To!

Our 100% Money Back Guarantee

The “why” that drives us is to help you to build the skills and confidence to teach Pilates.

So you can change people’s lives and enjoy a fun, flexible and deeply rewarding career that is in line with who you are.

If after completing all the Program Requirements you are not satisfied that you have achieved your goal, we will give you 100% of your money back.

Full details of the guarantee are in our Terms and Conditions of Service

Emmie’s Story

“You don’t just learn how to do Pilates well, you learn how to come across as a person who cares for other people. Just like Pilates is for everybody, this course is for everybody”

Trusted By The Industry’s Best

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I pay upfront?

For your protection, government regulation doesn’t allow us to accept payment up front. We have payment plans of different lengths to accommodate your cash flow.

Are there any extra costs?

We will not charge you anything additional. The cost is the cost. No hidden extras.

You will need to purchase your own textbooks (not from Breathe Education, approximate cost $40), and if you don’t have access to a reformer you will need to buy one (approximate cost $550).

Aside from that there are NO additional costs. Your program cost includes all exam fees, tuition fees, materials and administration fees.

The single exception is if you cancel or defer your certification there is a charge.

How will my payment plan work?

Your credit or debit card will be charged each 30 days until you have paid the course fee in full.

Download Your Free Course Guide

If you’ve read all the way down to the bottom of the page, you know this is something that is important to you – your next step is to download your free course guide.

You’ve been thinking about this for a while and you know its something you’re serious about.

There will never be a perfect time, you just have to go for it!