Pilates Matwork Teacher Training


In depth & flexible training, giving you the time & support needed to develop your skills
Become a confident professional matwork teacher
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School run friendly, weekends only and modular courses. You can start to build a new career at a pace that suits your lifestyle

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In depth

All our trainers have more than 15 years experience and will treat you as an individual, preparing you to be a confident teacher with the latest knowledge and practices.

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Achieve a Level 3 diploma in teaching Pilates (Practitioner) through the nationally recognised YMCA Awards & gain membership to the Pilates Instructor Network for discounts to exclusive events, access to job opportunities & business support

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Taster Session

Join us for a free taster session to find out if becoming a Pilates Matwork teacher is the career for you


Continued professional development for teachers
Ongoing Learning, Support & Community

With access to ongoing education through workshops, courses & events you can continue your professional development (at graduate discounts) as a member of PiN - the Pilates Instructor Network.

As part of the wider community of instructors you’ll benefit from the experience of other teachers, business experts and job opportunities, as well as expanding your teaching skills in areas of special interest. Allison Swan, shares her expertise and contacts of more than 20 years in the Pilates Industry, as the director of PIN


Be taught by Allison Swan who has over 20 years experience, with expertise in specialist areas of Pilates such as Remedial Matwork.
Allison runs classes at all levels in North London


You'll be trained by friendly experts with over 10 years experience

Allison Swan

Course Director
Allison started teaching in 1992. Her love for matwork led her to develop the training programme in 2003. She lectures on repertoire, class planning and teaching skills, as well as Older Adult, Breast cancer and business skills.

Sally Roberts

Course Tutor
Sally qualified as a physiotherapist in 1988. She went on to train in Pilates in 2000, she combines all her skills lecturing in anatomy, pathology, injury and movement analysis.

Doe Warnes

Anatomy and physiology
Doe has been a therapeutic bodyworker since 1975. She joined the Pilates team in 2008 and enjoys making anatomy and physiology interesting and relevant by incorporating experiential exercises and movement.

Suzy Barton

Small Equipment and Advanced Rep
A former British national gymnast and performer, Suzy used Pilates as part of her rehabilitation following a serious accident. The positive results inspired her to train in Pilates, she presents advanced and small equipment.

Warrick McNeill

Applied anatomy for Pilates teachers
As a physiotherapist Warrick’s interest in treating movers led him to study Pilates. He presents on decision making in Pilates & understanding stability. He would like to write a book called, “Does my Dog need to do Pilates?

Rachel Rafiefar

Pre and post natal Pilates
Rachel was one of the first teachers to train with Alan Herdman 1989. She runs a successful Pilates training course and lectures on Pilates for Women’s Health.

"I am finishing up my training with Allison now, because of her I don't just feel like a person relying on a piece of paper as my qualification. I can honestly say I am already a confident teacher relying on the wealth of knowledge she has shared with me"

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