IMG_9778-300x200STOTT PILATES®, an internationally recognized and respected Pilates training organization, offers education and certification programs to empower instructors to motivate, challenge, and retain clients long term. And now you can participate locally, at Pilates 1901 AND registration is easier than ever. Make your reservations now from this page.

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If you are just getting started, please look at the STOTT PILATES® Intensive Mat Reformer courses. These provide the foundation of your Pilates Instructor courses and are basic requirements for employment at most reputable studios.

Congratulations, you are embarking on a fabulous career. With STOTT PILATES®, you can’t go wrong.

2102 tina cbb feb 116Intensive Mat Plus (IMP) provides you with the solid foundation and skills you need to develop effective and motivating personal and group training programs. At the end of the course you are qualified to design and teach essential and intermediate-level matwork classes, integrate small equipment to add variety, and meet the specific needs of your clients-from post-rehabilitation patients to elite athletes.

Prerequisites: A solid knowledge of functional anatomy, familiarity with Pilates

Course duration: 40 hours of instruction, 10 hrs. observation, 30 hrs. physical review. 15 hrs. practice teaching.

*Price does not include materials & cancellations made 60 days or more from the course date will be eligible for a full refund

Class are generally over two different weekends for 4 days: Thu, Fri, & Sat (from 12-5:30 pm)  &  Sun usually starts a little earlier

Class Name Dates CECS Price
Intensive Mat-Plus (IMP) 2023 dates TBA 4.0 STOTT PILATES® $1,450.00
Non Refundable Deposit Reserves Your Spot in Course Payment Plans Arranged $500.00

2102 tina cbb feb 258IR prepares you to teach a broad range of exercises, variations, and modifications performed on the STOTT PILATES® Reformer – the key piece of resistance equipment used in Pilates exercise. This course teaches you how to combine mat and reformer-based workouts for increased variety and intensity. Upon completion of this course, you are able to further motivate group classes and customize personal training sessions for a range of clients-from post-rehabilitation patients to elite athletes.

Course duration: 50 hours of instruction, 10 hrs. observation, 40 hrs. physical review, 25 hrs. practice teaching.

Classes are generally over 3 weekends and hours are usually Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 12-5:30 pm.

*Price does not include materials.

*Cancellation Policy: Deposits and course fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. If you are unable to attend a course after payment has been received in full, you will be permitted to enroll in the NEXT course if there is space, with an additional $300 deposit. All registration and course fees are due in full by the first day of class unless you have been approved for a payment plan.  All course payments are non-refundable and non-transferable.


Class Name Dates CECS Price
Intensive Reformer Training (IR) 2023 DATES TBA 5.0 STOTT PILATES® $1,875.00 Buy Now
Non Refundable Deposit Reserves Your Spot in the Course Payment Plans Arranged $500.00 Buy Now

MG_8366By the end of this course, you are able to fine-tune both personal and circuit training programs to meet a variety of your clients’ conditioning goals — from post-rehabilitation to athletic performance enhancement.

Prerequisites:  IMP or IR.

Course duration:  50 hours of instruction and supervised teaching. Minimum 10 hours observation, 40 hours physical review, 25 hours practice teaching – conducted over three weeks or four weekends.

Pilates1901 will be offering the Intensive Cadillac, Chair & Barrels course in three separate modules, so you can choose what specialty you want to take and when!

*Completion of all three modules is required to be eligible for certification. And now you only need IR or IM to participate, not both to participate!

We will update this page when 2021 course dates are confirmed.


Class Name Dates CECS Price
Intensive Cadillac Only 2022 DATES TBA 2.5 STOTT PILATES® $900.00
Intensive Chair Only 2022 DATES TBA 1.5 STOTT PILATES® $600.00
Intensive Barrels Only 2022 DATES TBA 1.0 STOTT PILATES® $400.00

sp-lumbo-pelvic-stabilitySTOTT PILATES® introductory and continuing education workshops can supplement your current instructor training and programming. Workshops cover everything from the fundamentals, sport, and athletic conditioning, to rehabilitation and special populations.

Designed for Pilates instructors and fitness professionals, all introductory and continuing education workshops qualify for STOTT PILATES® CECs and many are eligible for credits elsewhere.


STOTT PILATES® Essential Matwork with a Fascial Focus
9:00 am - 11:00 am

This workshop provides instructors tools to incorporate new fascial research concepts within the body of the STOTT PILATES Essential Matwork repertoire. Following the Essential Matwork order, participants explore how exercise essences can be enhanced with new fascial research concepts, inspiring a new movement experience. This workshop will spark creativity in programming and allow participants to tap into their innate body wisdom to find alternate variations that best suit their movement potential on any given day.

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STOTT PILATES® Intermediate Reformer: Functional Anatomy, Cueing & Correcting
11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Focus on the details of cueing and correcting many of the more difficult Reformer moves in this Intermediate Reformer workshop, developed by the Merrithew® team. Select exercises are broken down to identify the specific joint movement and muscular action. Learn cueing tips and modifications to help clients progress to this more challenging work while maintaining good form. Review observation skills and verbal cues and see real changes in the way your clients move.

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STOTT PILATES® The Knee: Equipment Programming for Stability & Function
2:00 - 4:00 pm

The knee is a complex structure that can experience any number of injuries or conditions that interrupt normal functioning. This lecture/demo-style workshop, developed by the Merrithew® team, begins by exploring the anatomy and biomechanics involved in the normal healthy functioning of the knee, followed by a discussion of some of the more common dysfunctions caused by injury or disease. Lastly, learn a variety of exercise progressions using a variety of Pilates equipment designed to be implemented in a post-rehabilitative setting to rebuild normal muscle action and movement patterning. Designed to prepare the body for specific activities and enhance performance, these exercises can challenge and promote optimal functioning.

0.2 CEC's

Pricing:  $90 per CEC Workshop or $225 for all three.  Space is limited.  Reserve NOW.

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Class Name Dates CECS Price
Mat Work with Fascial Focus November 12, 2022 9:00 am - 11:00 am 0.2 CECs $90.00 Buy Now
Intermediate Reformer Functional Anatomy, Cueing and Correcting November 12, 2022 11:30 am - 1:30 pm 0.2 CECs $90.00 Buy Now
The Knee: Equipment Programming for Stability & Function November 12, 2022 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm 0.2 CECs $90.00 Buy Now
Take all 3 CEC Workshops and Save! November 12, 2022 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 6.0 CECs $225.00 Buy Now