Body Harmonics Education is held both live online and also in-person at our Education Centres in Toronto and at our Education Partners across Canada and internationally. The policies that follow relate specifically to our Toronto operations and to enrolments made directly through Body Harmonics Pilates Inc. via: bodyharmonics.com, email, telephone and in person. Additional and/or different policies may be in place at our Education Partners. Please contact the Body Harmonics Education Centre where you plan to do your training for more information.
We offer several registration options for your convenience:
Learn more about payment and payment plans here.
All registrants who successfully complete the registration steps for a Pilates certification program or Continuing Education course, including the payment, receive an enrollment confirmation and receipt by email. If you do not see the confirmation and receipt in your inbox shortly after you enroll, please check your spam filter.
If you did not receive the enrollment confirmation and receipt, please contact our Education Team as soon as possible.
If you registered for a Continuing Education course that will be streamed live from Toronto, Canada, please follow the Zoom registration and handout download instructions listed in your electronic receipt.
After registering on Zoom, you will receive a unique link to join the event on the day of. Those login details are exclusively for you and should not be shared.
If you registered for a Pilates certification program scheduled to run in Toronto, Canada (live stream or in-person), the Zoom links, and/or in-studio attendance protocols will be sent to you closer to the start date. The certification program materials will be shipped to you by Canada Post.
If you registered for a Pilates certification program or Continuing Education course scheduled at our Education Partners, our partners will provide you with the Zoom link and/or in-studio attendance protocols closer to the start date. The certification program materials will be shipped to you by Canada Post.
If your employer is paying for your registration and needs an invoice, please advise our Teacher Training Coordinator to make arrangements.
We offer several preferential pricing arrangements, as outlined below.
Full-time students, who are currently enrolled in a college or university program, save 15% on total program or course cost (before tax). To claim the savings, candidates must send a copy of their student ID to our Teacher Training Coordinator.
Professional dancers who are currently in a career transition save 15% on total program or course cost (before tax). To claim the savings, candidates must send a copy of their membership with a professional dancer association (i.e. CDA, CADA) to our Teacher Training Coordinator.
Our Education alumni may repeat any diploma program (minimum one full module) or course (full length) as many times as they want at 50% of the regular cost. They should contact our Teacher Training Coordinator to register at the audit rate.
Body Harmonics Pilates Comprehensive Track
Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to [email protected]
Note: To avoid the cancellation charges, you may accept a credit in lieu of a refund when you cancel your registration. You can use the credit for any purchases at Body Harmonics with the exception of the online store items and Videos on Demand.
If you don’t plan to attend a virtual Continuing Education course in real time, we will send you the link for a video replay as soon as it’s ready. You will be able to replay the video as many times as you wish for the next three months.
If you’re taking a virtual Pilates certification program, you must participate in real time during all the scheduled hours in order to fulfill the certification requirements.
Once you successfully complete all the requirements of your Pilates certification program, you will receive an official program certificate.
Course certificates of completion are available upon request. Please email [email protected] and we will send an official certificate of completion in PDF for the course you took.
If an accident, illness or other circumstance prevents you from completing one of our Pilates Comprehensive Track programs, you may take a leave of absence and rejoin the same program running on lates dates when you are ready. Your funds will be kept as a credit on file. No re-administration fees apply. If you permanently withdraw from the program, you will be charged for the hours you have completed. The rest of your tuition and exam fees will be refunded. Program materials are non-refundable.
At Body Harmonics we are committed to providing an environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. No applicant will be denied on the basis of race, natural origin, colour, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, gender identity, gender expression or sexual orientation. Harassment and discrimination from any person will not be tolerated. Check the full policy here.
Body Harmonics recognizes the effort required by Education students to meet their educational goals. At the same time, students are expected to:
To fully benefit from a Pilates Comprehensive Track program, it is in your best interest to commit to the entire time frame allotted. If you happen to miss an hour or more, our Teacher Training Coordinator can help you schedule a Teacher Training Tutorial to make up the missed time. This tutorial is an extra cost and should be completed before re-joining the program. Body Harmonics reserves the right to take appropriate action if conduct guidelines are contravened. The first step would be to meet and discuss the situation. In the absence of progress after discussion, Body Harmonics may consider more serious options, including suspension from the program without refund.
At Body Harmonics we are committed to ensuring that students with a grievance relating to their experience in any of our educational events are well taken care of. For more information about our Grievance Procedure, please contact our Education team.
When you successfully complete each level of our Pilates Comprehensive Track, you have a privilege of promoting yourself as a Body Harmonics® certified Pilates teacher as long as you keep your certification in good standing (i.e. follow our diploma renewal guidelines). You also have the benefit of being listed on our online Teacher Finder and receive other Teacher Benefits. Body Harmonics designations must be used as follows on business cards and in other marketing:
When you successfully complete the requirements of our primary or advanced Specialist certificate programs, you receive a Specialist certificate and have the privilege of promoting yourself as follows:
Note: Upon successful completion of our Pilates certification program(s), you are certified to teach Pilates. Body Harmonics does not guarantee employment or automatic accreditation/certification with other organizations.
If fewer than four people register for a course it may be cancelled, typically with two weeks’ notice so you can plan accordingly. In some cases you may be able to complete the course privately or semi-privately. Please contact our Teacher Training staff for advice.
Teacher trainers may be changed without notice.
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