For Greater Wellbeing

Pilates Level 3: Cadillac, Chair, Springboard & Barrels (270 hours)

Like Level 1 and Level 2, Pilates Level 3: CCSB consists of four modules. The underlying framework builds on functional movement and anatomical relationships in the lumbopelvic complex, the four regions of the spine and the shoulder complex. You learn how to use all four pieces of equipment⎯Cadillac, chair, springboard and barrels⎯for a full range of clients, from post-rehab clients to those looking for athletic fine-tuning. By clustering the different pieces of equipment together, you learn how to determine the best course of action based on the needs of your clients. Case studies test your ability to identify movement issues and decide the best practices to address them. The program focuses on teaching methodologies appropriate for one-on-one sessions and group classes so you can work confidently in both situations.

Learning Objectives

  • Master the complete Pilates repertoire for Cadillac, chair, springboard and barrels
  • Learn exercise modifications and variations for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels
  • Explore advanced protocols for working one-on-one
  • Refine class design practices for the group machine class environment
  • Develop practical applications for functional anatomy related to the lumbopelvic complex, the four regions of the spine and the shoulder complex

Program requirements include:


• Pre-requisite: Pilates Level 1: Mat and Pilates Level 2: Reformer


• Module 1: Foundations

• Module 2: Intermediate

• Module 3: Advanced

• Module 4: Practical Application

• Practice teaching (minimum 100 hours)

If you complete your practice teaching hours at the Body Harmonics Studios in Toronto, your clients pay a nominal fee of $20 by cash (tax included) per hour session.

If you complete your practice teaching hours elsewhere where you have access to the machines you are responsible to track your teaching hours including sign off by your clients. External session fees are at your own discretion.

• Self-practice (minimum 100 hours)

Self-practice hours can be completed by practicing on the machines on your own or with your peers. Complementary group classes are included as part of your self-practice hours if you are completing your program in Toronto. These classes may be booked on a drop-in basis at our Dupont and Eglinton Studios. If the class you're interested in is full and there is a machine available in the private room, you may practice on your own in there instead.

If the program takes place at an affiliate location, class fees are at the discretion of the facility management.

• Supervised Practice Teaching

In our Pilates Comprehensive Track Level 2 and 3 programs there are scheduled practice teaching sessions. These sessions are mandatory and invaluable! Your Teacher Trainer will be there to offer feedback, suggestions and tips, while you teach and after the fact. These sessions will be described in more detail in Module 1 of your program.

• Written exam

• Practical exam

• Home study/review

You must accumulate 15 Continuing Education Credits (CECs) every two years to maintain your Body Harmonics Pilates teacher designation. CECs can be earned in many ways: first, by attending workshops at Body Harmonics or one of our affiliated Teacher Training Centres; second, you can attend group classes or private sessions at any of our locations and submit up to 6 hours of these for CEC credit; third, we consider external events relevant to your scope of practice as well.

CEC tracking and renewal at Body Harmonics are easy and streamlined. We track everything for you. Any time you have a question, our Teacher Training Advisor can be reached at Our CECs renewal period is every two years and CECs are valid for a maximum of two years from the date they are earned.

Additional Information

The program content progresses from one module to the next. As a result, modules must be completed in sequential order to make your learning experience complete and meaningful. To fully benefit from the program, it is in your best interest to commit to the entire time frame. If you happen to miss an hour or more, our Teacher Training Coordinator will assist you with scheduling a private tutorial to make up the missed hours. This private tutorial is an extra cost, and should be completed prior to re-joining the program.

View dates, locations, and registration contact information for Europe  and the U.S.

Course Fees

Tuition: $2574
Materials: $300
Exam: $190
Shipping (affiliate locations): current Canada Post rates
Tax: 13% HST


Summer/Fall 2018 (Guelph)

Part 1: Jun 8-11 (12–7:30pm)
Part 2: Aug 31–Sep 3 (12–7pm)
Part 3: Oct 19–20 (12–7pm)
Written exam: TBA
Practical exam: TBA


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