From The Ground Up; mat pilates teacher training

Palm Springs, CA - January 6/7/8 2020


our unique approach to education…

We have combined our passion for education with our belief in self care and adventure to create an educational experience like no other. Recharge your mind, body and spirit as you master a new trade whilst untethering yourself from the day to day grind. Surrendering to the vulnerability of learning something new can be challenging, with that in mind, we have centered our training the desert; a magical place of renewal and resilience.

“from the ground up”

(100 Hour Mat Pilates Teacher Training)

In-person lecture // 20 hours (takes place in Palm Springs)

class observation // 25 hours

self-practice & self-study // 30 hours

apprentice teaching // 20 hours


This education package includes:

  • 100 Hour Mat Pilates Education (Certificate provided upon completion of all required hours & test)

  • Comprehensive Training Manual

  • Popular Pilates Props that are yours to keep

  • Empowered Pilates Educator T-Shirt

  • 3 night stay at the famous Ace Hotel in Palm Springs, CA

  • Breakfast and Lunch for all 3 training days

  • Access to hotel amenities

  • Photoshoot to include headshots and 10-20 viable social media images to jumpstart your online presence as a new Pilates Instructor

  • Ongoing mentorship and business growth community


Created by Melody Ward “From the Ground Up; MAT PILATES Teacher Training”, is a 100 hour Mat Pilates certification course. You will learn the fundamentals of Pilates from classical roots to contemporary applications. The Training Manual provided is clear and concise with detailed information and original, artistically rendered images for each exercise. Training is inclusive of pertinent Pilates anatomy, a thorough exercise library, segments on teaching styles, voice control, class building, flow, modifying for common conditions and injuries as well as providing an adequate challenge in classes with mixed levels. Melody has over 10 years of experience in the Pilates field which have included Master Training, owning and operating multiple Pilates studios of her own and developing training programs for the largest Pilates studio franchise in the world.