Indy School of Pilates: World-Class Pilates Instructor Training

Share your passion for the Pilates method!

Indy School of Pilates - Excellence in Pilates Instructor TrainingAspire to share your passion for the Pilates method with others by becoming a professional Pilates Instructor. Indy School of Pilates provides world-class Pilates Instructor training to help you achieve this and more.

Whether you are a seasoned fitness professional or you're just starting out on your journey as an instructor, this training program will help you discover the joy of sharing the amazing benefits of the Pilates method.

Our program offers the simplest format for building and tracking a successful Pilates program. It carefully blends classic and contemporary Pilates methods with a focus on safely creating functional results.

Unlike self-led or at-home Pilates instructor training, the Indy School of Pilates program incorporates valuable classroom-based instruction.

This unique, comprehensive training is designed and taught by Rachel Williams, the only experienced 2nd Generation Pilates Master who also specializes in movement and breathing dysfunction treatment modalities.

Training offered at Indy School of Pilates provides a culmination of study across multiple Pilates disciplines. It uniquely offers its students a unified method which elegantly blends the major Pilates methods into one.

Equipment Training Completion Requirements

To complete the Indy School of Pilates Equipment Instructor Training Program, each participant must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Pre-Requisite: Completion of the classroom-based training portion (30 hours) of the Indy School of Pilates Mat Training Program
  • 450 total hours required for completion, including:
    • Classroom-based Mat modules (50 hours)
    • Observation (100 hours)
    • Personal Practice (150 hours)
    • Student Teaching (150 hours)
  • Pass the Mid-Term Written Equipment Exam (End of Session 2)
  • Pass the Final Practical Equipment Exam (End of Session 4)

Upon completing the requirements listed above, trainees will receive a certificate declaring the successful completion of the Indy School of Pilates - Pilates Equipment Training Program, which also recognizes the fulfillment of the required hours and passing of the training exams.

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Equipment Training Dates and Location

Spring 2019 - Pilates Equipment Instructor Training

Session 1 - March 22, 23 and 24 (Fr - Su)

Session 2 - March 29, 30 and 31 (Fr - Su)

Session 3 - April 13 and 14 (Sa - Su)

Session 4 - April 27 and 28 (Sa - Su)

Fall 2019 - Pilates Equipment Instructor Training

Session 1 - October TBD (Fr - Su)

Session 2 - October TBD (Fr - Su)

Session 3 - November TBD (Sa - Su)

Session 4 - November TBD (Sa - Su)

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Equipment Training: What's Included?

Everything listed below is included with the training tuition. There are no additional fees or hidden costs! This is the best value to be found for a world-class professional Pilates instructor education.

Classroom-Based Training

  • All material and classes designed and taught by 2nd Generation Pilates Master, Rachel Williams
  • 50 Classroom Training Hours
  • Exercises for the Pilates Reformer, Tower, Wunda Chair and Cadillac
  • Levels of difficulty covered:
    Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced/Master

Training Manuals

  • Detailed photos and descriptions of more than 170 exercises using the various pieces of Pilates equipment
  • Includes Pilates history, "The Principles of Pilates", breathing, anatomy, ranges of motion and more
  • Exercises are grouped intuitively
  • Easy-to-follow structured routines
  • Specifically designed for quick reference
  • High-quality, full-color, spiral-bound manuals

Apprenticeship Program

  • Direct access to Master-certified trainer, Rachel Williams, for counselling and guidance
  • Observe any Pilates Mat or Pilates Equipment class at Indy House of Pilates for free
  • Access to open studio practice hours at Indy House of Pilates for free

Membership Website

  • Free access to on-demand videos for 3 months, including:
    • Exercise demonstrations from the training sessions
    • Pilates Mat classes taught at Indy House of Pilates
  • Participation in Skype coaching sessions with Master-certified trainer, Rachel Williams
  • "Class routine builder" tool and pre-populated routine templates Access to searchable Q&A knowledge base
  • Access to searchable Q&A knowledge base

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Mat Training Completion Requirements

To complete the Indy School of Pilates Mat Instructor Training Program, each participant must fulfill the following requirements:

  • 100 total hours required for completion, including:
    • Classroom-based Mat modules (30 hours)
    • Observation (20 hours)
    • Personal Practice (20 hours)
    • Student Teaching (30 hours)
  • Pass the Mid-Term Written Mat Exam (End of Session 1)
  • Pass the Final Practical Mat Exam (End of Session 2)

Upon completing the requirements listed above, trainees will receive a certificate declaring the successful completion of the Indy School of Pilates - Pilates Mat Training Program, which also recognizes the fulfillment of the required hours and passing of the training exams.

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Mat Training Dates and Location

Spring 2019 - Pilates Mat Instructor Training

Session 1 - February 15, 16 and 17 (Fr-Su)

Session 2 - February 22, 23 and 24 (Fr-Su)

Fall 2019 - Pilates Mat Instructor Training

Session 1 - September TBD (Fr-Su)

Session 2 - September TBD (Fr-Su)

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Mat Training: What's Included?

Everything listed below is included with the training tuition. There are no additional fees or hidden costs! This is the best value to be found for a world-class professional Pilates instructor education.

Classroom-Based Training

  • All material and classes designed and taught by 2nd Generation Pilates Master, Rachel Williams
  • 30 Classroom Training Hours
  • Levels of difficulty covered:
    Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced/Master

Training Manuals

  • Detailed photos and descriptions of more than 100 mat exercises
  • Includes Pilates history, "The Principles of Pilates", breathing, anatomy, ranges of motion and more
  • Exercises are grouped intuitively
  • Easy-to-follow structured routines
  • Specifically designed for quick reference
  • High-quality, full-color, spiral-bound manuals

Apprenticeship Program

  • Direct access to Master-certified trainer, Rachel Williams, for counselling and guidance
  • Observe any Pilates Mat or Pilates Equipment class at Indy House of Pilates for free
  • Access to open studio practice hours at Indy House of Pilates for free

Membership Website

  • Free access to on-demand videos for 3 months, including:
  • Exercise demonstrations from the training sessions
  • Pilates Mat classes taught at Indy House of Pilates
  • Participation in Skype coaching sessions with Master-certified trainer, Rachel Williams
  • "Class routine builder" tool and pre-populated routine templates Access to searchable Q&A knowledge base

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Tuition and Payment Options

To purchase training, or to set up a payment plan, please contact the studio and we'll be glad to answer any questions and help you get underway!

Pilates Instructor Training Tuition

Single payment discount and payment plan information provided further below.

Pilates Mat Training - $1,190

Pilates Equipment Training - $2,520

BOTH Pilates Mat & Equipment Training - $3,500

Saves you $210 over purchasing Mat and Equipment separately

Tuition Payment Options

Option 1 - Discounted Single Payment

Receive a 5% discount when you pay the full training tuition in one payment.

Pilates Mat Training - $1,130
Save $60 off the full tuition price

Pilates Equipment Training - $2,394
Save $126 off the full tuition price

BOTH Pilates Mat & Equipment Training - $3,325
Save $175 off the full tuition price

Option 2 - Payment Plan

Pilates Mat Training - 4 payments of $297.50

Pilates Equipment Training - 4 payments of $630.00

BOTH Pilates Mat & Equipment Training - 4 payments of $875.00

Important Payment Plan Information
  • Four (4) Equal Payments will be automatically billed on the 1st and 15th of the two months prior to the first scheduled training session.
  • If the Payment Plan begins less than 2 months prior to the first scheduled training session, then any amounts which would have been paid up through the first payment will be included with that first payment.
  • Payment plans require a valid credit card or debit card be kept on file with Indy School of Pilates for automatically deducting the scheduled payments.
  • Any scheduled payment which is missed or fails to be processed will result in a $25 fee if not resolved within 24 hours of the scheduled payment date.
  • All payments need to have been successfully processed at least 2 weeks prior to the first scheduled training session. Otherwise, a spot in the training cannot be guaranteed.
Non-Refundable Deposit
  • All training purchases require a non-refundable deposit equal to 10% of the full, non-discounted training tuition.
  • If opting for the Payment Plan payment option, the non-refundable deposit amount will be included within the first payment amount.
  • Tuition must be paid, in-full, at least 2 weeks prior to the first scheduled training session. Otherwise, a spot in the training cannot be guaranteed.
  • In the event that a trainee wishes to cancel their scheduled training(s), the amount equal to any payments made will be refunded, minus the 10% deposit amount. The withheld deposit amount can be applied to any Indy School of Pilates training tuition registration within 12 months of submitting the request to cancel training.

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Compare Indy School of Pilates with Other Pilates Instructor Training Programs

Indy School of Pilates - Excellence in Pilates Instructor TrainingNot only does Indy School of Pilates offer its instructor training programs at lower tuition rates than comparable training available elsewhere, but there are no additional costs as can be the case with other training providers.

Just look at this list of items below that Indy School of Pilates won't charge you for in order to complete your training requirements. Other schools may charge $100's on top of the base tuition amount for items such as:

  • Training materials (manuals and/or DVDs)
  • Written exams
  • Practical exams
  • Observation hours
  • Using equipment or facilities to practice
  • Training website membership

Indy School of Pilates saves you 27% - 48% when compared to four other training providers that offer comparable Pilates instructor training!

Comprehensive Training
Tuition & Fees
Total Cost

BASI Pilates®

$4,598

Balanced Body®

$4,640

Polstar®

$6,200

Stott Pilates®

$6,465

Indy School of Pilates - Excellence in Pilates Instructor Training

$3,360

That's a savings of up to $3,105!

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