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Our Pilates workshops are a great way to deepen your practice or enhance your training techniques. Led by industry experts, these workshops are designed to provide you with the tools and knowledge to take your skills to the next level. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, we invite you to join us and experience the transformative power of Pilates.


Ellie Herman Reformer

Discover the art and precision of the Pilates Method through our exceptional teacher training program, led by world-renowned Pilates innovator and Master Teacher, Ellie Herman. In partnership with esteemed studio owners, Simona Di Tucci and Celine Syslo, our comprehensive training delves into the mechanics, technique, and integration of Pilates exercises. With a strong emphasis on hands-on learning, we are committed to providing students with the practical skills and confidence to excel in their Pilates practice and become knowledgeable Pilates instructors. Elevate your Pilates journey and embark on a transformative experience with us.

Functional Anatomy & Mat I

Pilates Fundamentals with Ellie Herman


Join Ellie Herman for basic anatomy and kinesiology. Explore fundamental kinesiological concepts while delving into the anatomy of essential areas such as the spine, shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, ankle, and foot. This comprehensive training covers both the Fundamental and Beginning Mat repertoire, featuring Ellie's Pilates Alphabet and the core principles that underpin all Pilates exercises. Benefit from twelve hours of expert instruction as you deepen your understanding and unlock the transformative power of Pilates.


Mat 2 with Celine Syslo


Unleash the full potential of your Pilates journey with our specialized training in the advanced and super-advanced Mat repertoire, designed to elevate your practice and teaching skills. Discover the art of crafting a seamless and flowing mat class that will captivate and challenge your clients. In this training, we'll explore the creative use of props, including the Magic Circle, roller, and Theraband, to add dynamic elements to your sessions. Over twelve hours of expert instruction, you'll gain the confidence and expertise to deliver transformative Pilates experiences. Don't miss this opportunity to take your Pilates practice to new heights and inspire others along the way.

Springboard with Ellie Herman


Embark on an exclusive journey to master the Springboard repertoire directly from the inventor herself, Master Trainer Ellie Herman. This unique training offers practical instruction combined with Ellie's own tips for even more fun and challenging workout flows. Unlock the full potential of the Springboard and discover new levels of enjoyment and challenge as you create seamless and dynamic workout experiences. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from the best and elevate your Pilates practice like never before.

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Cadillac with Aimee Plauche

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Welcome to our comprehensive Cadillac training, where you'll immerse yourself in the world of Pilates with the versatile and transformative Cadillac, also known as the Trapeze Table. This training is designed to provide you with a thorough understanding of this remarkable piece of equipment and its endless possibilities. From the springs, bars, and straps to the overhead trapeze, you'll explore a wide range of exercises that strengthen, stretch, and mobilize the entire body.

Brooklyn Barre with Celine Syslo


In this transformative journey, you'll delve into the essence of barre-based workouts, combining elements of ballet, Pilates, yoga, and strength training. We will guide you through the intricacies of effective communication, class sequencing, and hands-on adjustments, tailored specifically for Brooklyn Barre classes.

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 Reformer 1 with Ellie Herman


Welcome to Reformer 1 Training, the essential foundational level in Pilates instruction. In this training, you'll gain a solid understanding of the Pilates Reformer apparatus, covering its mechanics, anatomy, and fundamental principles. From setting up the Reformer to guiding clients through a range of exercises, you'll develop the skills to improve strength, flexibility, and alignment. This comprehensive training serves as the stepping stone for your journey towards becoming a certified Pilates instructor or elevating your Pilates practice to new heights.

Reformer 2 with Celine Syslo


Take your Pilates expertise to the next level with Reformer 2 Training, an advanced course exploring the dynamic world of the Reformer apparatus. Building upon the foundational knowledge of Reformer 1, this training delves into more complex and challenging exercises, along with advanced variations and progressions. Discover the art of incorporating props and accessories to enhance clients' workout experiences. As you deepen your understanding, you'll gain the confidence to deliver dynamic and engaging Reformer sessions, offering your clients an elevated Pilates journey.


Reformer 3 with Simona Di Tucci


Welcome to Reformer 3 Training, the pinnacle of Pilates mastery, also known as the Master/Advanced level. In this training, we explore the intricacies of the advanced repertoire of Reformer exercises, seamlessly connecting the Pilates method. Gain a profound understanding of personalized and progressive workouts, tailored to individual clients' needs and goals. Unlock the ability to create transformative experiences.

Pilates Arc/Barrel with Simona Di Tucci


The Arc/Barrel is a powerful tool that enhances your Pilates practice, providing invaluable support, resistance, and feedback. In this class, you'll discover a wide range of exercises and positions that challenge the core, improve flexibility, and promote better alignment. From backbends to spinal articulation, you'll explore an array of movements that target the muscles along the spine, ultimately improving posture and fostering greater body awareness. Whether you're a seasoned Pilates practitioner or new to the discipline, the Pilates Arc welcomes you to explore a transformative journey of growth and strength. Join us and elevate your Pilates practice to new heights with this versatile and indispensable apparatus.

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Wunda Chair with Simona Di Tucci


Welcome to our dynamic Wunda Chair Pilates training, where we unlock the full potential of this versatile apparatus to strengthen and tone your core, arms, and legs. Designed by Joseph Pilates himself, the Wunda Chair offers a challenging and efficient workout that caters to all levels of experience. In this training, you'll dive into a wide range of exercises, from leg presses to seated challenges, each targeting specific muscle groups with precision and control. Whether you're new to Pilates or a seasoned practitioner, our expert instructors will guide you through a transformative journey of strength, stability, and coordination. Embrace the power of the Wunda Chair and elevate your Pilates practice to new heights in this invigorating and results-driven class.

Program Costs

All Modules $520 each

  • Comprehensive teacher training: 10 total modules $5200.00

  • Modules a la carte: Complete the individual modules.$520.00 (links above on Mindbody)

  • Certification test out fees: $150 per module.

  • Comprehensive test out fee: $500.00. This includes a written test and a *practical test out via Zoom or live.

  • Price of Manuals: 10% off when you buy through Ellie Herman PIlates' website or at her studios.

    • Mat                 $59.95

    • Reformer        $69.95

    • Springboard   $49.95

    • Cadillac          $39.95

    • Barre              $59.95

    • Arc & Barrels  $49.95

  • Studio Usage Fee: if you want to use the studios to do your self-practice and teaching hours there is a studio usage fee of $175/month or $850 for the year which allows you up to 12 hours/week of studio time to be scheduled with the studio manager. This applies to Pilates by Simona, Annex Pilates as well as Ellie Herman Pilates.

Ellie Herman Pilates' Books

Program Curriculum



Explore the world of Pilates with one of its foremost innovators, Master Teacher Ellie Herman, and gain a comprehensive understanding of its mechanics, techniques, and integration. Ellie's commitment lies in imparting her vast knowledge of the Pilates Method to her students, ensuring they feel confident in applying their expertise to diverse populations.

Central to Ellie's approach is the belief that Pilates education starts with a strong foundation in anatomy, kinesiology, posture, and biomechanics. In this immersive and demanding series of lectures and workshops, you will delve into the choreography of Pilates mat and apparatus exercises, learn effective cueing techniques to guide clients, and become familiar with common contraindications. By the end of this journey, you'll be equipped to skillfully apply the principles of Pilates in your practice or teachings.




Self Practice: Students are required to complete self-practice sessions to reinforce program curriculum and perfect their technique.

Student Teaching:

Through this teacher training program, individuals will undergo a transformative journey that empowers them to emerge as safe, effective, and inspiring teachers upon completion.



We provide two options for our certification program:

  1. Module Test-Out: If you wish to focus on specific modules, you can request a test-out for each one. The fee for each module test-out is $150. This allows you to demonstrate your proficiency in individual areas of the curriculum.

  2. Comprehensive Certification: For a more comprehensive certification, you can choose to take the comprehensive package, which includes all modules. The fee for the comprehensive certification is $500. This option involves both a practical test and a written test.

  • The practical test assesses your ability to teach and perform the entire Pilates repertoire. You can choose between two formats for the practical test: *Zoom or a pre-recorded video submission.

  • The written test covers a wide range of topics, including Pilates repertoire, anatomy, and kinesiology.

Both options offer a thorough evaluation of your Pilates knowledge and skills. Whether you want to focus on specific modules or go for the comprehensive certification, we are here to support your Pilates journey.

If you have any questions or are ready to begin the certification process, please don't hesitate to reach out. We are committed to helping you excel in your Pilates career.

*determined on a case by case basis by studio.

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