Start Your Journey to Becoming a Certified Pilates Instructor

Become a Polestar Trained Pilates Instructor
Polestar Trained and Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher


Are you passionate about Pilates and want to turn your passion into a rewarding career? Polestar Pilates can help you achieve your goal. Our comprehensive teacher training program will teach you everything you need to know to become a certified Pilates instructor.


We are the gold standard in Pilates teacher training with over 30 years of experience, and more than 35,000 Polestar trained instructors around the world. Polestar Pilates is your passport to a global community of top-tier Pilates professionals.

Discover why countless individuals embark on their Pilates certification journey with Polestar.

  • Immersive Learning Experience: Our best-in-class program offers comprehensive course material, preparing you for every aspect of your Pilates career and your Pilates certification exam.
  • Flexible Education: We cater to your lifestyle and learning preferences with a blend of online and in-person sessions.
  • Unwavering Support: From extensive student resources to dedicated support, we are with you at every stage of your certification path.
  • Worldwide Recognition: Polestar Pilates is an internationally recognized and highly sought-after program. Our graduates are in high demand all over the world, with education taught in over 40 countries.
  • A human touch: We prioritize a humanistic approach, ensuring every student feels seen, valued, and heard. Our training is designed to be supportive and encouraging, so you can reach your full potential as a Pilates instructor.

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From pre and post-rehabilitation to fitness and athletic performance – the application of the Pilates repertoire is as unique as the spectrum of clients you encounter. Become a Pilates teacher with:

  • The fundamentals of Pilates and the Polestar method which includes anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics
  • How to teach Pilates safely and effectively to clients of all ages and fitness levels
  • How to create customized programs that meet the individual needs of your clients
  • How to assess and adapt programs to ensure optimal results for your clients


Polestar Pilates Comprehensive Teacher Training will prepare you to pass the National Certification exam and become a top-tier Pilates instructor.

  1. Apply for the Polestar Pilates Comprehensive Training
  2. Engage in Immersive Learning
  3. Obtain you Polestar Pilates instructor Diploma
  4. Sit for the National Pilates Certified Exam


East USA
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Hadley, Massachusetts
  • Juno Beach, Florida
  • Miami, Florida
  • New York City
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Siler City, North Carolina
  • Woodbridge, Virginia
Central USA
  • Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Austin, Texas
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Dallas, Texas
  • Denver, Colorado
West USA
  • Newport Beach, California
  • Oakland, California
  • Park City, Utah
  • Pasadena, California

Our 450-hour curriculum honors the tradition of classical Pilates movements while equipping students with the tools to adapt the Pilates method to any and all clients. Polestar Teacher Trainings empower critical thinking through concepts rather than repertoire.  Our delivery is a hybrid of online lectures and in-person modules that give support throughout the entirety of the training.

Our program will equip you to:

  • Teach Pilates movements on all the Pilates apparatus (Reformer, Trapeze Table, Chair, Ladder Barrel and Spine Corrector)
  • Understand precautions, contraindications and modifications for injury and special populations
  • Utilize tactile cueing to provide hands-on guidance
  • Employ neurolinguistic techniques and imagery to give meaningful cues
  • Build confidence through observation and practice teaching
  • Assess and develop thoughtful programs for any client
  • Prepare meaningful sequences based on Polestar’s sequencing design protocol

The hybrid course consists of online learning modules followed by in-person labs and virtual discussions that allow you to evaluate the practical applications of Pilates exercises, develop assessment techniques, understand movement sequences, and modify exercises and programs for individuals. Completion of the Polestar Pilates Comprehensive Program qualifies you to sit for the National Pilates Certification Program exam.


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