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Spinning Instructor Certification
WSC - Georgetown

3222 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20007
United States

11/12/2016 9:00 am – 6:00 pm EST


Your registration includes: Spinning Instructor Manual (2nd edition) Digital preparatory study guide Certification online assessment Certification of Attendance SPIN Membership trial for 30 days ACE 0.8 CECs NASM 0.8 CEUs AFAA 8.0 CEUs
Registration Fee:

Comprehensive Level I Course Objectives:

  • Learn to perform and teach the introductory and beginning exercises for mat, reformer, cadillac/tower, high and low chairs, small barrel, spine corrector, ladder barrel, wall and power circle.
  • Learn how to teach safe and effective mat and reformer classes.
  • Discover how to apply the 5-Part Formula for Success to ensure effective teaching.
  • Ingrain teaching skills including tactile and verbal cueing, developing an “eye,” and understanding progression.
  • Review general anatomy and kinesiology terms, and expand understanding of posture and the Powerhouse.
  • Explore the mechanism and effect of breathing on movement.
  • Develop strategies for working with students who suffer from chronic lower back pain of an unspecific nature
  • Gain an understanding of how to use props in progression and for variation.
  • Benefit from personalized coaching on live courses aimed at accelerating practical skills.

Course Prerequisites: It is recommended, but not required, that the participant enters with an understanding of basic anatomy gained through previous anatomy coursework or certifications in fitness and movement. Additionally, we recommend that the instructor take a minimum of 10 classical Pilates lessons or classes.

Registering: We highly recommend registering for each module a minimum of 4 weeks prior to the scheduled date. There is a considerable amount of required homework that will not be repeated during the live session workshops. These assignments are required to be completed in order to be eligible for assessment in Module 4.

Recommended reading: Anatomy of Movement (Blandine Calais-Germain). Available on

Required reading: Return to Life Through Contrology (Joseph H. Pilates and William John Miller) and Your Health (Joseph. H. Pilates). Available on

Module 1 dives into the history and benefits of Pilates, develops the foundation of working with Key Concepts and Fundamentals, starts building the Pilates vocabulary, and introduces teaching with the 5-Part Formula for Success. This formula teaches the instructor HOW not just WHAT to teach. The exercises for Mat are also learned and the instructor is prepared to begin practice teaching for Group Mat classes.

Digital Course Materials included with registration: Peak Pilates® Level I/Module 1 Manual; Exercise Guide; Course Prep Packet; Level I Mat Exercise Video Library; Level I Mat Progressions Workout Video, Level I Dynamic Mat Workout Video


Module 2 is scheduled for: 06/05-07/2020

Module 3 is scheduled for: 07/10-12/2020

Module 4 is scheduled for: 08/07-09/2020

Trainer: Courtney Weis

Course fee: $685.00 (includes materials)