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Teacher Training

welcome to east river pilates' teaching training program


In 2018, East River Pilates will launch ERP's Comprehensive Instructor Training, including the following courses:

  • Functional Anatomy
  • Mat
  • Reformer
  • Chair
  • Tower
  • Barrels
  • Prenatal
  • Postnatal

Stay tuned for more information on course dates and how to register!


This evidence-based, relevant, and interactive instructor training covers: 

  • Childbirth and different birthing outcomes
  • How to properly assess and treat Diastasis Rectus Abdominis
  • Conditions including incontinence, prolapse, upper body tightness and low back pain
  • How to plan a Postnatal Pilates session
  • The psychology of the Postnatal woman including baby blues, Postnatal Depression, and how to manage these as an instructor
  • When it is safe and appropriate to return to exercise
  • Comprehensive list of Postnatal exercises

Prenatal Pilates Course
developed by Australian Physiotherapist, Chloe Gregor

This Comprehensive Course Covers: 

  • The pregnancy organs, the prenatal body and the biomechanical changes throughout pregnancy
  • Common conditions experienced during pregnancy; including diastasis rectus abdominis, incontinence, prolapse, pelvic girdle pain and low back pain, and how to manage these in your client
  • Contraindications and precautions of exercise during pregnancy 
  • The specific goals of Pilates for the prenatal woman 
  • How to structure a Prenatal Pilates session 
  • Specific Prenatal Pilates exercises and modifications

This Comprehensive Course Includes:

  • Part I and II Course Participation
  • Prenatal Reformer Class Credit
  • All Course Materials 
  • ERP Certificate of Completion 

Register for Part I only, and we'll make sure your registration for Part II is taken care of.