Teacher Training

Body Harmonics Teacher Training, Pilates Method AllianceBody Harmonics® Pilates Teacher Training is about you, your journey and your success in becoming a Pilates and movement teacher with exceptional competence, and the confidence to share the benefits of movement with others.

We have created a positive learning environment so you can flourish, while providing you with ongoing support and mentoring for lifelong learning. Throughout the process, we foster your discovery in developing the knowledge, technical skills, kinesthetic sensitivity, critical analysis and observation necessary to become a successful Pilates and movement teacher.

Body Harmonics® is science-based Teacher Training made accessible and applicable for everyone. Facilities are located across the US, Canada, Europe, and Brazil. 

When you teach well, you transform lives! 

The Body Harmonics® Teacher Training Program provides 650+ Hour comprehensive curriculum that prepares each student for the PMA (Pilates Method Alliance) Certification exam.

In addition, Body Harmonics® offers the most extensive list of Continuing Education courses, and Advanced Specialist programs available to all Movement and Manual Practitioners.

Our Goal...

At Body Harmonics, we strive to provide the tools that you need to help people move with as much ease and integrity as possible. We are here to share the faculty’s strong knowledge base of functional anatomy, expertise in presenting complex processes clearly, and ability to create a positive learning environment so you can flourish.

We also aim to:

  • Develop Pilates and movement professionals with exceptional competence, confidence and commitment to sharing the miracle of human movement with others
  • Deliver programming that is science-driven, creative and based on thoughtful solutions
  • Support Pilates and movement professionals with lifelong learning, mentorship and career development opportunities


**See the complete 2018 course calendar below**


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Body HarmonicsĀ® Pilates Teacher Training Program incorporates a complete curriculum of Classical and Contemporary methods, while providing each student with a thorough understanding of functional anatomy, biomechanics, and current movement science.


The program includes 3 levels that may be completed individually or as a comprehensive teacher training program as follows:

Level 1: Pilates Mat - 120 Hrs 

Level 2: Pilates Reformer - 270 Hrs
(Level 1: Mat and Level 2: Reformer may be completed together. Save $800!)

Level 3: Pilates Cadillac, Chair, Springboard/Tower & Barrels - 240 Hrs

Note: See course details for required pre-requisites.

This program meets all requirements of the Pilates Method Alliance (PMA), and prepares each student to sit for the PMA exam. 

Flexible payment plans are available.

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Benefits of Body Harmonics Teacher Training include:

  • Superior professional instruction by experienced practitioners
  • A long and established track record spanning over 20 years in the health & fitness industry
  • Over 2500 graduates certified, including Pilates Teachers, Yoga Teachers, Physical Therapists, Osteopaths, Manual Therapists, and Personal Trainers
  • An emphasis on life-long learning through the exchange of knowledge, concepts and ideas
  • Building the confidence of every student through active participation, while developing the skills to sense, feel and thoroughly understand movement
  • The most comprehensive and extensive Pilates teacher training program in the World
  • Ongoing support of all students through advising and business development services

Private Tutorial also available for all Pilates Teacher Training Program courses.

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Body HarmonicsĀ® provides an extensive list of over 45 continuing education courses available to all Movement and Manual Practitioners. Topics include functional anatomy, biomechanics, post-rehabilitative protocols, and additional Movement concepts to create fun and interactive classes for your clients.

Each course provides valuable CECs towards maintaining your Pilates Teacher certification.

To learn more about a specific course, select from the Continuing Education course list in the right column.

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Body HarmonicsĀ® offers three Advanced Specialist Diploma programs that allow Movement and Manual Practitioners the opportunity to focus on a specific area of interest, and gain innovative knowledge and skills through the following curriculum streams:


Each specialist certificate program includes compulsory and elective courses from our continuing education curriculum. There are is no renewal required.

Contact us to discuss your career path

2018/2019 Teacher Training Course Calendar:

Level 3: Cadillac, Chair, Springboard & Barrels Sept 21-23, 2018
Oct 19-21, 2018
Nov 16-18, 2018
Dec 15-16, 2018
Cervical Spine Mechanics & Protocols Oct 5, 2018 2-6pm
Functional Anatomy & Biomechanics: Build a Strong & Supple Spine  Oct 5, 2018 6-9pm
The Mighty & Mysterious Psoas  Oct 6, 2018 12-6pm
Sacroiliac Joint: The Critical Functional Link  Oct 7, 2018 12-6pm
Functional Anatomy & Biomechanics: Power & Balance for Hip and Knee  Nov 2, 2018 5-8pm
Foot & Ankle: The Body's Spring System  Nov 3, 2018 12-6pm
Gait Analysis  Nov 4, 2018 12-6pm
Functional Anatomy & Biomechanics: Simplifying the Shoulder Complex  Nov 30, 2018 5-8pm
Postural Analysis  Dec 1-2, 2018 12-6pm
Anatomy in Motion * Jan 6, 2019  12-6pm
Level 1: Pilates Mat Jan 6, 2019 (AIM pre-req) *
Jan 11-13, 2019
Feb 1-3, 2019
Mar 30-31, 2019
Apr 13-14, 2019
Level 2: Pilates Reformer Feb 22-24, 2019
Mar 15-17, 2019
Mar 29-31, 2019
Apr 13-14, 2019
Breathing Mechanics & Protocols with BH Founder, Margot Mckinnon  Jan 25, 2019  12-6pm
Vertical Repertoire with BH Founder, Margot McKinnon  Jan 26-27, 2019  12-6pm
Core Integrity  Mar 30-31, 2019  12-6pm
Level 3: Cadillac, Chair, Springboard & Barrels
Sept 13-15, 2019
Oct 11-13, 2019
Nov 1-3, 2019
Nov 22-23, 2019

Jan 28 (Anatomy prereq) - 12-6pm
Feb 10-12 from 12-8pm
Mar 3-5 from 12-8pm
Mar 24-26 from 12-8pm
May 6-7 from 12-6pm

Two easy ways to save on BODY HARMONICS®
Certification and Continuing Education courses...

  • Refer a Friend who registers for the same course and receive 10% off
  • Register for 2 or more courses at once and receive 10% off each course

Contact ReActive directly for more details.

ReActive Practitioners have extensive training and experience working with many structural and functional conditions, including...

  • Posture/Gait Imbalances
  • Hip Instability/Mobility Issues including pre-/post-operative care for hip scope and replacement
  • Shoulder Instability/Mobility Issues including frozen shoulder, rotator cuff imbalances/injuries, pre-/post-operative care for shoulder replacement
  • Spine Issues (Spinal Stenosis, pre- & post-operative care for discectomy, laminectomy, spinal fusion, DDD, ankylosing spondylitis, spondylolisthesis, disc bulges/herniations – Post-rehab)
  • Knee Instability/Mobility Issues including Patellar Femoral Syndrome, pre-/post-operative care for knee scope and replacement
  • Scoliosis – Functional & Structural
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia/Osteoporosis
  • Pre- & Post-natal including diastasis recti, C-Section, SIJ pain/pelvic instability and dysfunction
  • Low, Mid- & Upper back pain (incl Core Stabilization/Muscle Recruitment issues)
  • Muscular Recruitment/Patterning Issues including habitual compensations, faulty recruitment/patterns
  • Chronic conditions – Fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid Arthritis, chronic pain syndromes, MS, etc
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Standing & Walking stability issues including balance issues, leg discrepancy, neurological disorders (ie stroke)
  • Functional Movement Issues (ie difficulty performing movements of everyday life ie sit-stand, bending, lifting, pushing, pulling, managing stairs, etc)
  • Sport-Specific Training (golf, tennis, cycling, climbing, swimming, running, education for safer and more effective gym training, etc)
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