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Pilates Instructor Course


Looking to expand your current knowledge?
Want to add to your clinic, practice or dance studio offering?
Studying or parenting and need flexible hours?

Become a Pilates Instructor & run your own classes!

With a qualification to teach pilates Mat Basics you can…

  • teach sessions at home for friends and clients
  • teach larger classes in local halls or facilities
  • organise your own classes and timetable
  • work as many or as few hours as you want, with total flexibility

becoma a pilates tutor become a pilates instructor 

Once you graduate you will be able to:

Teach fundamental Mat Pilates exercises understanding the exercises theoretically and physically

Verbalise exercises with versatility

Correct postures, principles and exercises effectively and safely

Modify exercises for a given client and to teach workouts specific to a clients’ needs

Develop the knowledge and understanding which are needed to safely teach and adjust basic level pilates classes.

Learning modules covered in this course:

  1. Pilates
  2. Posture
  3. Pilates Postural Principles
  4. Basic Mat Exercises
  5. Clinical Considerations
  6. Session Construction
  7. Teaching Practices

Read the full Mat Basics course overview or right click to download the pdf.

Pilates Mat Basics from Suna Pilates

$995 including GST - please pay online.

Book Your Course:
To book please contact us 

Friday 4pm-7pm 21 July
Saturday 8am-5pm - 22 July
Sunday 8am-5pm - 23 July

Optional 1 Week FREE:
Attend a 15 minute Suna Intro + SunaFit classes - see timetable and book online. This may be attended in the week prior to the course.

Duration - 21 hours + Assessment

Pilates equipment can be purchased during your course at a 15% discount. Workout session sheets are also available for purchase.


About Suna Pilates:

  • Find out more about about us
  • This is New Zealand’s premiere Pilates programme, established in 2000
  • Course designed by Director of Pilates and Master Trainer, Susie Cleland
  • Susie is also a fitness expert for Newstalk ZB and Radio Sport.