Comprehensive Classical Pilates 500-Hour Teacher Training Program 


Opal Wellness Studio in Haddonfield, NJ, is leading a 500-hour comprehensive classical Pilates teacher training. Training will take place one weekend per month from March-June 2023. Special accommodations may be made, including Zoom class.  

Class dates as follows:

March 24-26: Comprehensive Classical Pilates Foundation and Concepts & Mat Training

April 28-30: Equipment Weekend 1

May 12-13 (No Class Sunday/Mother’s Day): Equipment Weekend 2

June 9-11: Equipment Weekend 3 

There will also be five weekday evening sessions throughout the program with Zoom participation available. Evening dates will be selected once the program begins with the input of participants.

Opal Wellness Studio’s 500-hour teacher training program is rooted in the classical Pilates method based on a series of traditional exercises developed by Joseph Pilates. Opal's teacher training will focus on Pilates instruction for all bodies. Throughout the training, students will gain knowledge on body anatomy, injury modification, teaching to special populations, delivery of verbal and sensory cues, and hands-on training with Gratz classical apparatus, tower, mats and props and more.

Upon completion of the training, students will be eligible to teach and prepared to sit for the National Pilates Certification Program (NPCP) exam. 

Full Certification Cost: Four Payments of $1,225 (Total $4900)

Early Bird Special Until 2/28: 4 Payments of $1,125.


100-Hour Classical Pilates Mat Teacher Training Program

In addition to our 500-hour comprehensive classical Pilates teacher training, Opal Wellness Studio is offering a 100-hour Mat Pilates Teacher Training program beginning in March 2023. Mat teacher training will provide students with a solid foundation in classical Pilates along with the knowledge and skills to safely and successfully instruct Pilates mat classes for all bodies.

Class dates as follows:

March 24-26: Comprehensive Classical Pilates Foundation and Concepts & Mat Training

There will also be one weekday evening session with Zoom participation available.

Curriculum will include lessons on the foundations of Pilates, anatomy, hands-on classical exercise teaching methods, injury modifications and delivery verbal and sensory cues and more. Observation and student teaching will also be part of training.

Cost: Full Certification $900

Early Bird Pricing Before 2/28 is $750.

Participants in both training will also have access to unlimited mat classes and online portal with access to class material throughout the duration of the teacher training program