Become a Pilates teacher

Complete the 80-hour reformer Pilates training to become an internationally recognised teacher

Change your career path.
Advance your practice.
Upskill your qualifications.

“I can’t imagine going anywhere else for Pilates. Almost religiously following Chrisen, Juliet, Aneta and Ivan’s classes. Thank you!.” Burcu Seren

To teach Reformer Pilates in Australia you must first complete an 80 Hour Reformer Pilates Teacher Training. At BodyMindLife there are full and part-time course options that are nationally accredited with Physical Activity Australia, which give you the certification to teach nationally and internationally.

How do I become a Pilates Teacher?

With practical teaching experience from day 1, our reformer Pilates training will give you the skills to become a confident, knowledgeable and authentic teacher able to lead students of all levels. 

For those who enter the program hoping to teach, we have a success rate of over 97% with students securing teaching roles straight after graduating.

 BodyMindLife offers the best accredited Reformer Pilates Teacher Training programs in Australia. 

Our comprehensive courses are led by Chelsey Cameron and our senior teaching team who will empower you to advance your own Pilates practice, up-skill your current qualifications or start to teach others with confidence.

 Upcoming Reformer Pilates Teacher Trainings




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Upcoming Mat Pilates Teacher Trainings




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Read our FAQs to find more information about our Studios and the Pilates trainings


Of course. We encourage everybody to take this course if they are interested in Pilates. Whether or not you hope to teach, you will gain so much from the training. The accreditation is an added bonus that will always be there if you choose to pursue it later in life.

Not at all. This course is accessible to students of all levels and all abilities, including absolute beginners with the desire to advance their own experience.

For our part-time training, no! This runs on weekends only to enable you to fit this in alongside other existing commitments. The full-time training will require your participation for only two full weeks, Monday through to Friday.

You will gain accreditation from Physical Activity Australia which enables you to teach both in Australia and internationally (of course, granted that you complete your first aid and also have appropriate insurance).

  • An extensive Pilates repertoire.
  • Functional anatomy, modifications for body types and injury management.
  • Theory and practice of postural analysis.
  • Effective cueing and use of language in class to lead a fun and safe Pilates practice.
  • Effective observational and communication skills.
  • Lesson plans and intelligent sequencing for both groups and individuals.
  • How to build the confidence to teach both groups and individuals.
  • 7am – 9:00am – Morning Practice (including practice teaching)
  • 9am – 10am ~ Group Morning Break
  • 10am – 1pm ~ Lecture & Theory
  • 1pm – 2pm ~ Group Lunch Break
  • 2pm – 5pm ~ Afternoon Techniques & Methodology (including practice teaching)

You will be given printed manuals on Day 1 of the training and these will be yours to keep forever so you can always refer to the invaluable teachings.

There will be various homework and assessments required throughout the training and you will be required to complete a teaching exam during your final weekend, but don’t worry, you will have had SO much teaching practice by then, you’ll be ready to go.

We are getting ready to launch our mat Pilates teaching program – look out for it this year or send us an email to be the first to hear about it:

The course fee covers your BodyMindLife training manual and all classes taught over the program to receive your reformer Pilates certification with Fitness Australia.
In addition to tuition costs you can purchase a five week reformer Pilates class pass at a heavily discounted price of which will allow you to practice at any of the five BodyMindLife studios in Sydney throughout your training – as many classes as you like!

We don’t have accommodation at BodyMindLife but there are plenty of options to choose from in the area! We recommend staying in the beautiful Surry Hills, where we’re based, however we are just a few steps from Sydney Central Station which has quick access to most areas around Sydney. Once you’ve enrolled, the team at are happy to assist.

There are some paid 2 hourly and all day parking options situated outside of the studio, but they are regularly patrolled by rangers. We are also only a 2 minute walk from Central Station should you prefer to take public transport.

Yes! You can pay in installments with the full payment required 1 week before the training start date.
Still have questions? Book a call to discuss.

Interested? Redeem a free Pilates class today and practice with our incredible teachers & facilitators.