Pilates Teacher Certification

The Comprehensive Course

The Tru-Balance



Provides everything a Pilates instructor needs to know, and then some. Sessions taught by Elizabeth Cassidy, one will discover how to help your clients (and yourself) to truly understand the art and discipline of Pilates for all bodies. Our comprehensive program is classically based and embraces contemporary thought. Anatomy, Posture, and the Instructors application process, plus the interconnections of the entire Pilates method are emphasized.     

Learn to see 



clearly each body in front of you, how to observe and cue the client and how to structure the most effective workouts for each individuals postural imbalances

Learn to modify


exercises for people with various injuries or conditions – of all ages, sizes, and shapes as well as how to challenge the most advanced student or professional dancer or athlete

Learn to teach


the entire Pilates repertoire on the Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, Roller, Magic Circle and the use of different Props

Specialized Master Training Classes in an intimate workshop setting.


The opportunity to teach, train, observe and work with clients/students at Tru-Balance to attain hours needed for certification.


Completing Tru-Balance’s Comprehensive Certification Course of 500+ hours of training, practice and student teaching allows eligibility to take the Pilates Method Alliance exam.

Anatomy, History and Lineage of Pilates, Principles of Pilates


Fundamentals of Pilates and Beginning Pilates Mat


Intermediate and Advance Pilates Mat



Beginning Reformer


Intermediate and Advance Reformer



Beginning, Intermediate and Advance Chair


Beginning Cadillac


Intermediate and Advanced Cadillac



Beginning, Intermediate and Advance Small and Large Barrels


Standing free weights, Roller and Props

The Teacher Training repeats each Quarter so if you miss a workshop you will have an opportunity to make it up. For curriculum requirements, course fees, registration forms and more information:




Saturdays 1-3pm

Sundays 12-2pm

Mondays 6-8pm

Recently awarded for:

 Best Pilates Teachers  in San Jose 2017

New Teacher Certification Courses


Choose a session:


Session I

(December 2017-April 2018)


Session II

(April 2018-June 2018)


Session III

(October 2018-December 2018)