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) 2019 Dates: Sept 5-8 & Oct 3-6, 2019 4.0 STOTT PILATES® $1,450.00 Buy Now

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.

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

Classes are generally over 3 weekends and hours are usually Thu, Fri & Sat (from 12-5:30 pm) & Sun starting a little earlier.

Class Name Dates CECS Price
Intensive Reformer Training (IR) 2020 Dates: TBA 5.0 STOTT PILATES® $1,650.00 Buy Now

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

Prerequisites:  IMP or IR.

Course duration:  50 hours 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 course dates are confirmed.


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

sp-lumbo-pelvic-stabilityDesigned for Pilates instructors and fitness professionals, all introductory and continuing education workshops qualify for STOTT PILATES® CECs and many are eligible for credits elsewhere.

These courses are offered once yearly at Pilates 1901 and fill up quickly.  If you plan to come, don't delay.  Reserve your spot now.

Our Sunday, October 27th session has been rescheduled to Sunday, Dec 1st 


Athletic Conditioning on V-2 Max Reformer Level 2   
Athletes and trainers alike recognize the benefits of alternative training methods like Pilates. This second-level Reformer workout, developed by the Merrithew team, builds on the first level by placing more emphasis on core stability, while challenging strength, power, and agility. Learn unique moves that challenge unilateral movement, weight transference, and torso rotation – as well as strength and mobility. This programming is ideal for all level athletes or conditioned individuals who want to take their game to the next level.

Date:  Sunday, December 1st, 2019  10:00 am
Duration: 2 hours
CEC's: 0.2
Fee:  $95



Stability Chair Flow Workout

Breathe new life into your chair workouts by involving the spring resistance of the Split-Pedal Stability Chair with flowing choreography that encompasses the entire body. In this innovative workshop developed by the programming team at Merrithew, learn how to fully mobilize the spine, hips, and shoulders while integrating fascial awareness. Progressive sequences incorporate full flexion, extension and spiral movements that help unleash tensions and muscular restrictions. Enjoy the benefits of this invigorating workout that will revitalize body and soul.

Date:  Sunday, December 1st, 2019  12:30 pm
Duration: 2 hours
CEC's: 0.2
Fee:  $95


Mini Stability Ball Workout

Brighten up your workout and feel energized with the Mini Stability Ball! This Pilates workout incorporates the 7.5" Mini Stability Ball to create total-body strengthening and conditioning.


Exercises work on improving posture with a major focus on core stability and back mobility while also lengthening and strengthening the surrounding muscles. Keeping the elements of the STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles in mind, learn how to add variety and fun to traditional Matwork routines.

Date:  Sunday, December 1st, 2019  3:00 pm
Duration: 2 hours
CEC's: 0.2
Fee:  $95

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Class Name Dates CECS Price
Athletic Conditioning on the V2 Max Plus™ R Sunday, December 1st, 2019 10:00 am 0.2 CEC's $95.00
Stability Chair™ Flow Workout Sunday, December 1st, 2019 12:30 pm 0.2 CEC's $95.00
Mini Stability Ball™ Workout Sunday, December 1st, 2019 3:00 pm 0.2 CEC's $95.00