Please note that Body Harmonics is offering more limited in-person services at its Toronto Teacher Training Centres during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more here about our gradual re-opening and what we are doing to ensure the safe delivery of our services. We continue to offere our acclaimed Pilates & Movement Teacher Training programs and courses live online.
Body Harmonics Teacher Training is held both live online and also in-person at our Teacher Training Centres in Toronto and at affiliated Centres 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 affiliated Centres. Please contact the Body Harmonics Teacher Training Centre where you plan to do your training for more information.
We offer several registration options for your convenience:
To reserve space in a Body Harmonics Continuing Education course, please submit a minimum of 50% of the fee as a deposit towards your registration. We accept Visa, MasterCard, debit, e-transfer, money order, certified cheque or cash. Payment is also accepted at the door for any program or course on a stand-by basis (space permitted); however, we strongly recommend checking ahead of time to ensure there is a spot.
Payment terms are available for our Pilates Comprehensive Track programs. You can register for any individual level with a minimum 30% deposit and pay the remaining balance off in monthly instalments. The maximum payment plan duration is three months for Level 1: Mat and eight months for Level 2: Reformer or Level 3: CCSB.
If you enrol in our Pilates Comprehensive Track Bundle, you may pay the total balance off in equal instalments over a period of 18 months maximum.
NOTE: For all payment plans, we require a valid MasterCard or Visa on file. A monthly financing fee of $25 (tax included) applies until the balance is paid in full.
Contact our Teacher Training Coordinator to set up your payment plan.
All registrants who reserve space ahead of time receive a confirmation and receipt by email. If you do not receive a confirmation shortly after you register, please contact our Teacher Training Coordinator.
For live stream courses, you will also receive a Zoom link and program or course materials closer to the start date.
If you can’t make it to a live stream Continuing Education course in real time, you can still register and receive a link to the video recording, the course handout in PDF, and full CECs for the course.
If you’re taking a live stream Pilates Certification program, you must participate in real time in order to fulfill the certification requirements.
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 Teacher Training 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.
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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.
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 Teacher Training 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 Teacher Training team.
When you successfully complete each level of our Pilates Comprehensive Track you are entitled and encouraged to promote yourself as a Body Harmonics® Pilates teacher as long as you maintain your status by completing 16 Continuing Education Credits (CECs) every two years. When you stay current you also have the option to be 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 one of our three Specialist diploma programs, you receive a certificate of completion and are entitled and encouraged to promote your credentials as follows:
Note: Upon successful completion of any or all of the Pilates Comprehensive Track programs, you are qualified to teach Pilates. Body Harmonics does not guarantee employment or automatic accreditation/certification.
Photography, video and/or audio recordings of any Body Harmonics program/course is not permitted. If there are circumstances that make this necessary, the Teacher Trainer may give the student approval for limited use. In any case, no video, audio recording or photography may be shared publicly without express written permission from Body Harmonics.
Body Harmonics Teacher Training is held either online or at the following locations in Toronto. When our facilities are open, students are welcome to practice at either location but are asked to book ahead. All Studio policies apply to students attending our programs and courses and/or practicing at our two Toronto Centres.
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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