Pilates Instructor Certificate

Pilates Comprehensive Instructor Certificate prepares students to instruct the complete repertoire of Pilates Mat, Reformer, and Apparatus equipment exercises in group classes and one-on-one private or semi-private training sessions at health clubs, fitness and wellness centers, community centers, corporate settings, or private studios. The program includes instruction in the principles, techniques, teaching skills, history, and movement theory behind Pilates training in addition to applied kinesiology and anatomy. Students are required to complete and document personal Pilates sessions, observation hours, and student teaching hours.

Tuition for the Comprehensive Pilates Instructor Certificate is $736

16 units x $46 per unit

Financial Aid Available

Pilates Mat scheduled in Fall term 2023

Pilates Reformer scheduled in Spring term 2024

Pilates Apparatus scheduled in Fall term 2024


Contact me about the Pilates Instructor Program


Classes are held in the evenings and one weekend a month at the Petaluma Campus. Please see the schedule of classes for specific dates and times. Look under "Kinesiology Lecture". 

The smaller certificates (Mat, Reformer, Apparatus) stack and equal the larger "Comprehensive Pilates Instructor Certificate" = 16 units, that qualifies for financial aid and prepares students to sit for the: National Pilates Certificate Exam


Certificate Requirements: 

Pilates Comprehensive Certificate = 16 units

Individual Certificates:

Pilates Mat Certificate

Pilates Reformer Certificate

Pilates Apparatus Certificate


SRJC has the following Balanced Body Pilates industry standard equipment for students to get extensive hands-on practical experience.  A unique feature of our program is the opportunity to obtain all required practice teaching hours under the guidance of an experienced teacher, embedded within the course curriculum. Students should feel confident in their teaching skills and ready to instruct others upon completion. 


14 Allegro Reformers with Towers Two Cadillac Trapeze Tables One Reformer/Trapeze combo
1 Wunda chair 1 EXO chair 14 arcs
3 Clara Step Barrels Ladder Barrel 14 Combo Chairs

If you are not a current student at SRJC, your first step will be to apply to the college to be able to register for classes: https://admissions.santarosa.edu/new-or-returning-credit-student-information


Tara Jacobson, Program Co-founder & Program Coordinator: tjacobson@santarosa.edu

Jenny Latourette, Program Co-founder & Instructor: jlatourette@santarosa.edu

Carrie Stillman, Program Instructor: cstillman@santarosa.edu