Build an extraordinary career with us.

Whether you want to become an instructor or you're a seasoned professional learn how we can take you to new heights. Confident, vibrant and on the leading edge.

Build an extraordinary career with us.

Whether you want to become an instructor or you're a seasoned professional learn how we can take you to new heights. Confident, vibrant and on the leading edge.

Ready to become an instructor?

Let's get right to it. Here's how.

Ready to become an instructor?

Let's get right to it.

Here's how.

01

ENJOY LEARNING

Start with either mat or reformer training. These are our foundational courses and the entry point into the STOTT PILATES program.

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02

PUT IT INTO PRACTICE

Master the repertoire in your body, practice teaching and observe STOTT PILATES instructors putting the repertoire to work teaching sessions and classes. You'll have access to the studio if needed.

03

DESIGN YOUR REWARDING CAREER

After taking the IMP or IR course, test out or continue learning by taking the corresponding advanced course, any of the remaining intensives, or workshops. After certifying, our specialty tracks allow you to design a satisfying and rewarding career.

01

ENJOY LEARNING

Start with either mat or reformer training. These are our foundational courses and the entry point into the STOTT PILATES program.

- or -

02

PUT IT INTO PRACTICE

Master the repertoire in your body, practice teaching and observe STOTT PILATES instructors putting the repertoire to work teaching sessions and classes. You'll have access to the studio if needed.

03

DESIGN YOUR REWARDING CAREER

After taking the IMP or IR course, test out or continue learning by taking the corresponding advanced course, any of the remaining intensives, or workshops. After certifying, our specialty tracks allow you to design a satisfying and rewarding career.

The STOTT PILATES Curriculum

Forge your path.

Start the STOTT PILATES program with either the Intensive Mat Plus (IMP) or the Intensive Reformer (IR) course. Both cover essential and intermediate repertoire, the STOTT PILATES Basic Principles, Postural Analysis and other foundational topics. After completing either take any of the other intensives or the corresponding advanced course.

Start here.

Or here.

Intensive Mat Plus

IMP

Pilates mat for practicing the Pilates matwork

Intensive Reformer

IR

Pilates reformer

Intensive Cadillac

ICAD

Pilates Cadillac trapeze table

Intensive Chair

ICHR

Pilates wunda chair stability chair

Intensive Barrels

IBRL

Pilates spine corrector barrel

Intensive Cadillac, Chair and Barrels

ICAD, ICHR, IBRL

Pilates Cadillac, wunda chair and spine corrector barrel

Anatomy and Advanced Topics

Dive Deep.

The Functional Anatomy (FA) course is available to students at any point in the program. It has no prerequisites and can even be taken before beginning the intensives. It is available to any fitness, yoga or movement professionals. While not required for certification, the course provides beneficial background allowing students to deepen their understanding of the STOTT PILATES repertoire and sets the stage for the Injuries and Special Populations course.

The Injuries and Special Populations (ISP) course is available exclusively to students in the STOTT PILATES program. Students must take either the Intensive Mat Plus (IMP) or the Intensive Reformer (IR) course prior to taking the ISP course.

Functional Anatomy

FA

Injuries and Special Populations

ISP

Functional Anatomy

FA

Injuries and Special Populations

ISP

The STOTT PILATES Program

Start with a strong foundation.

At DFX Pilates we've chosen the STOTT PILATES program over all others because it is rooted in the classical work of Joseph H. Pilates and is advanced with cutting edge science. It's safe, super effective and the modern approach to the method. It's the foundation of everything we do. Here's why.

Basic Principles

STOTT PILATES Basic Principles are the key to unlocking your two most important skills, an eye for movement and cueing.

Classical Repertoire

Learn the full repertoire of classical exercises developed by Joseph H. Pilates. All broken down into logical layers.

Cutting Edge Science

Bring your clients seriously effective programs, incorporating the latest in Exercise Science, Physical Therapy and Kinesiology.

Work with any Clients

Meet clients where they are. Learn to regress exercises so they can master the movement details and then take them to new heights.

Cutting Edge Science

Bring your clients seriously effective programs, incorporating the latest in Exercise Science, Physical Therapy and Kinesiology.

Postural Analysis

Gain deep insights into the transformative power of the repertoire while sharpening your eye for movement even more.

Exceptional Course Materials

With the most thorough and detailed manuals and DVDs in the industry, be confident in knowing every nuance of the repertoire.

Work with any Clients

Meet clients where they are. Learn to regress exercises so they can master the movement details and then take them to new heights.

The home of STOTT PILATES in Sacramento.

DFX Pilates is a Merrithew Licensed Training Center.

2020 Coursework Schedule

Master the Matwork.

Intensive Mat Plus (IMP)

Feb 1 - Mar 8

The STOTT PILATES Intensive Mat Plus (IMP) course is our level 1 mat training and is a great place for new students to start. Learn the intricate details of the classical Pilates matwork and how it applies to posture, alignment and overall strength and flexibility. The course includes a ton of very useful modifications to strengthen the right places and make the pilates matwork even more effective.

Dates, Times and Fees

Dates:
Feb 1, 2
Feb 15, 16
Feb 22, 23
Mar 7, 8

Times:
Saturdays 10:30-4:00
Sundays 9:00-2:30

Course Fee: $1,050 before January 13, $1,150 after
Materials: $207+tax

Required Hours:
Class Time: 40 hrs
Physical Review: 25 hrs
Practice Teaching: 15 hrs
Observation: 10 hrs

Email or call us at 916-397-2373 to begin registration or to ask us anything.

Begin a new, rewarding career.

Master this key piece of repertoire.

Intensive Reformer (IR)

Mar 21 - May 31

The STOTT PILATES Intensive Reformer (IR) course is our level 1 reformer training and is a great place for new students to start. Learn the intricate details of the classical Pilates reformer repertoire and how it applies to posture, alignment and overall strength and flexibility. The course includes a ton of very useful modifications to strengthen the right places and make the pilates reformer repertoire even more effective.

Dates, Times and Fees

Dates:
Mar 21, 22
Apr 4, 5
May 2, 3
May 16, 17
May 30, 31

Times:
Saturdays 10:30-4:00
Sundays 9:00-2:30

Course Fee: $1,350 before March 9, $1,500 after
Materials: $232+tax

Required Hours:
Class Time: 50 hrs
Physical Review: 40 hrs
Practice Teaching: 25 hrs
Observation: 10 hrs

Email or call us at 916-397-2373 to begin registration or to ask us anything.

Begin a new, rewarding career.

Advanced Mat

The Advanced Mat (AM) Course is our level 2 mat course. This course picks up where the Intensive Mat Plus (IMP) course leaves off. After this course, you will know the full repertoire of exercises developed by Joseph Pilates. Challenging exercises are presented for your most advanced clients. These exercises require a high degree of strength, flexibility, balance and coordination.

Dates, Times & Fees

Date: June 6
Time: 10:30-5:00

Course Fee: $235 before May 4, $275 after
Materials: $45

Prerequisite: Intensive Mat Plus (IMP)

Sign up or ask us anything!

Call us at 916-397-2373 or email to ask us anything or to begin registration.

Set yourself apart.

Master the complete Matwork.

Pilates reformer equipment

Advanced Reformer

The Advanced Reformer (AR) Course is our level 2 reformer course. This course picks up where the Intensive Reformer (IR) course leaves off. After this course, you will know the full repertoire of reformer exercises developed by Joseph H. Pilates. Challenging exercises are presented for your most advanced clients. These exercises require a high degree of strength, flexibility, balance and coordination.

Dates, Times & Fees

Dates: June 7, June 27, 28
Times: Saturday 10:30-5:00, Sundays 9:00-3:30

Course Fee: $710 before May 4, $775 after
Materials: $125

Prerequisite: Intensive Reformer (IR)

Sign up or ask us anything!

Call us at 916-397-2373 or email to ask us anything or to begin registration.

Set yourself apart.

Master the complete Classical Reformer repertoire.

Master the Matwork.

Intensive Mat Plus (IMP)

Aug 15 - Sept 27

The STOTT PILATES Intensive Mat Plus (IMP) course is our level 1 mat training and is a great place for new students to start. Learn the intricate details of the classical Pilates matwork and how it applies to posture, alignment and overall strength and flexibility. The course includes a ton of very useful modifications to strengthen the right places and make the pilates matwork even more effective.

Dates:
Aug 15, 16
Aug 29, 30
Sept 12, 13
Sept 26, 27

Times:
Saturdays 10:30-4:00
Sundays 9:00-2:30

Course Fee: $1,050 before July 20, $1,150 after
Materials: $207+tax

Required Hours:
Class Time: 40 hrs
Physical Review: 25 hrs
Practice Teaching: 15 hrs
Observation: 10 hrs

Email or call us at 916-397-2373 to begin registration or to ask us anything.

Begin a new, rewarding career.

Pilates Cadillac equipment

Advanced Cadillac

The Advanced Cadillac (ACAD) Course is our level 2 Cadillac course. This course picks up where the Intensive Cadillac (ICAD) course leaves off. After this course, you will know the full repertoire of Cadillac exercises developed by Joseph Pilates. Challenging exercises are presented for your most advanced clients. These exercises require a high degree of strength, flexibility, balance and coordination.

Dates, Times & Fees

Date: Sept 19
Time: 10:30-5:00

Course Fee: $235 before Aug 24, $275 after
Materials: $45

Prerequisite: Intensive Cadillac (ICAD)

Sign up or ask us anything!

Call us at 916-397-2373 or email to ask us anything or to begin registration.

Set yourself apart.

Master the complete Cadillac.

Pilates Chair Equipment

Advanced Chair

The Advanced Chair (ACHR) Course is our level 2 Stability Chair course. This course picks up where the Intensive Stability Chair (ICHR) course leaves off. After this course, you will know the full repertoire of Chair exercises developed by Joseph Pilates. Challenging exercises are presented for your most advanced clients. These exercises require a high degree of strength, flexibility, balance and coordination.

Dates, Times & Fees

Date: Sept 20

Time: 9:00-12:00

Course Fee: $185 before Aug 24, $225 after
Materials: $45

Prerequisite: Intensive Chair (ICHR)

Sign up or ask us anything!

Call us at 916-397-2373 or email to ask us anything or to begin registration.

Set yourself apart.

Master the complete Stability Chair.

Advanced Barrels

The Advanced Barrels (ABRL) Course is our level 2 barrels course. This course picks up where the Intensive Barrels (IBRL) course leaves off. After this course, you will know the full repertoire of Spine Corrector, Ladder Barrel and Arc Barrel exercises developed by Joseph H. Pilates. Challenging exercises are presented for your most advanced clients. These exercises require a high degree of strength, flexibility, balance and coordination.

Dates, Times & Fees

Dates: Sept 20
Times: Sunday 12:30-3:30

Course Fee: $185 before Aug 24, $225 after
Materials: NA (uses IBRL course materials)

Prerequisite: Intensive Barrels (IBRL)

Sign up or ask us anything!

Call us at 916-397-2373 or email to ask us anything or to begin registration.

Set yourself apart.

Master the complete Barrels repertoire.

Anatomy got you rattled?

Relax. We've got you covered.

Functional Anatomy

Oct 3 - Nov 1

The STOTT PILATES Functional Anatomy Course is an opportunity to immerse yourself in anatomy. The course uses lecture, anatomical models, 3D computer applications and fun interactive activities to really master anatomy and biomechanics. The course has no prerequisites and is open to any Pilates instructors and any fitness or movement professionals. The required text book is Andrew Biel's iconic The Trail Guide to the Body, 5th edition. Our Functional Anatomy Course gives you the time and an interactive, multidimensional learning experience to master biomechanics. Finally.

Dates, Times and Fees

Oct 3, 4
Oct 17, 18
Oct 31, Nov 1

Saturdays 10:30-4:00
Sundays 9:00-2:30

Course Fee: $625 before September 7, $675 after
Student must purchase The Trail Guide to the Body by Andrew Biel.

Email or call us at 916-397-2373 to begin registration or to ask us anything.

30 hours of fun, interactive and insightful learning.

Master this key piece of repertoire.

Intensive Reformer (IR)

Oct 10 - Dec 6

The STOTT PILATES Intensive Reformer (IR) course is our level 1 reformer training and is a great place for new students to start. Learn the intricate details of the classical Pilates reformer repertoire and how it applies to posture, alignment and overall strength and flexibility. The course includes a ton of very useful modifications to strengthen the right places and make the pilates reformer repertoire even more effective.

Dates, Times and Fees

Dates:
Oct 10, 11
Oct 24, 25
Nov 7, 8
Nov 21, 22
Dec 5, 6

Times:
Saturdays 10:30-4:00
Sundays 9:00-2:30

Course Fee: $1,350 before September 14, $1,500 after
Materials: $232+tax

Required Hours:
Class Time: 50 hrs
Physical Review: 40 hrs
Practice Teaching: 25 hrs
Observation: 10 hrs

Email or call us at 916-397-2373 to begin registration or to ask us anything.

Begin a new, rewarding career.

Already an Instructor?

Explore the possibilities to grow your career.

One of the richest aspects of the STOTT PILATES program is Continuing Education. With more than 150 workshops there are countless opportunities to develop your niche, set yourself apart and keep yourself and your clients inspired. It's open to all Pilates professionals. We don't think you'll find a program with more to offer. See for yourself.

STOTT PILATES Continuing Education

Keep your career flying high.

Open to Everyone

No matter what program you are trained in, be it Classical or Contemporary, join us for Continuing Education.

Keep it Fresh

We hold a Spring and a Fall Conference every year, weekends full of refreshing material. Recharge your practice twice a year.

Variety

With over 150 workshops over 9 Specialty Tracks, there's endless opportunity to take your career to new heights.

Functional Anatomy

The Functional Anatomy course is open to any professionals and has no prerequisites. It's a powerful learning experience that we open up to everyone.

STOTT PILATES Continuing Education

Keep your career flying high.

Open to Everyone

No matter what program you are trained in, be it Classical or Contemporary, join us for Continuing Education.

Keep it Fresh

We hold a Spring and a Fall Conference every year, weekends full of refreshing material. Recharge your practice twice a year.

Variety

With over 150 workshops over 9 Specialty Tracks, there's endless opportunity to take your career to new heights.

Functional Anatomy

The Functional Anatomy course is open to any professionals and has no prerequisites. It's a powerful learning experience that we open up to everyone.

The STOTT PILATES Specialty Tracks

Pick a color. Any color.

With over 150 workshops in 9 Specialty Tracks, the STOTT PILATES program provides endless opportunities to follow your passion, grow and set yourself apart. Once certified, STOTT PILATES Instructors can earn a specialist designation by taking 8 workshops in any of the Specialty Tracks. By the way, feel free to pick more than one color. Endless variety so you can make your career yours.

Pilates for post-rehabilitation of injuries, back pain and orthopedic injuries

Post-Rehabilitation

Learn to work with clients with common injuries and special conditions.

Pilates group reformer classes

Group Equipment

Teach stimulating equipment sessions to a variety of levels.

Pilates for active older adults, clients in their 60's, 70's and 80's

Active for Life

Specialized programming for the active aging population.

Pilates for athletic conditioning and cross training

Athletic Conditioning

Work with athletes to improve power and agility with modified repertoire.

Pilates modified for pregnancy, prenatal and postnatal Pilates

Pre & Post Natal

Address a moms changing body before and after birth.

Pilates for dancers, a ballet barre

Dance

Help dancers build strength, stability, balance and flexibility.

Pilates with fascia and exercise science

Interdisciplinary

Incorporate the latest fascial and exercise science.

Pilates for golf

Golf Conditioning

Learn to boost performance on the green.

Pilates group mat classes

Group Matwork

Teach inspiring mat classes to a wide variety of clients.

Pilates for post-rehabilitation of injuries, back pain and orthopedic injuries

Post-Rehabilitation

Learn to work with clients with common injuries and special conditions.

Pilates group reformer classes

Group Equipment

Teach stimulating equipment sessions to a variety of levels.

Pilates for athletic conditioning and cross training

Athletic Conditioning

Work with athletes to improve power and agility with modified repertoire.

Pilates for active older adults, clients in their 60's, 70's and 80's

Active for Life

Specialized programming for the active aging population.

Pilates modified for pregnancy, prenatal and postnatal Pilates

Pre & Post Natal

Address a moms changing body before and after birth.

Pilates for dancers, a ballet barre

Dance

Help dancers build strength, stability, balance and flexibility.

Pilates with fascia and exercise science

Interdisciplinary

Incorporate the latest fascial and exercise science.

Pilates for golf

Golf Conditioning

Learn to boost performance on the green.

Pilates group mat classes

Group Matwork

Teach inspiring mat classes to a wide variety of clients.

For the first time ever.

The Postural Analysis Workshop

We are very excited to offer the STOTT PILATES Postural Analysis Workshop for the first time ever. This workshops is normally 2 hours but we believe that the material deserves more so we're adding bonus hours and are expanding it to 6. This is one of the more challenging topics in our curriculum and this is a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in it for an entire day. It is our intention that you leave the day competent and confident with postural analysis and effective exercise choices.

Preparing for your exam?

Get an entire day to immerse yourself in this topic in a relaxing way. A great opportunity to ask any questions you have and check this challenging topic off your list.

Experienced Instructors

Sharpen your eye for alignment and posture and gain deep insights into how the repertoire relates to posture.

Dates, Times and Fees

Saturday, March 14 | 10:30-5:00 | $195 | STOTT PILATES CECs: 0.2

Inspiration coming your way.

Stay right there, on the edge of your seat.

We're planning two great weekends of inspiring workshops. Rejuvenate your teaching twice a year with new material. The programming team at STOTT PILATES is always turning out new workshop titles based on the latest findings in Exercises Science, Physical Therapy and Kinesiology. One thing's for sure, they'll offer creative and fun ways to bring real benefits to your clients. Save the dates and join our email list to say in the loop.

DFX Pilates Spring Conference

April 25, 26

DFX Pilates Fall Conference

November 14, 15

More Continuing Education Opportunities

Anatomy got you rattled?

Relax. We've got you covered.

Functional Anatomy

Oct 3 - Nov 1

The STOTT PILATES Functional Anatomy Course is an opportunity to immerse yourself in anatomy. The course uses lecture, anatomical models, 3D computer applications and fun interactive activities to really master anatomy and biomechanics. The course has no prerequisites and is open to any Pilates instructors and any fitness or movement professionals. The required text book is Andrew Biel's iconic The Trail Guide to the Body, 5th edition. Our Functional Anatomy Course gives you the time and an interactive, multidimensional learning experience to master biomechanics. Finally.

Dates, Times and Fees

Oct 3, 4
Oct 17, 18
Oct 31, Nov 1

Saturdays 10:30-4:00
Sundays 9:00-2:30

Course Fee: $625 before September 7, $675 after
Student must purchase The Trail Guide to the Body by Andrew Biel.

Email or call us at 916-397-2373 to begin registration or to ask us anything.

30 hours of fun, interactive and insightful learning.

Postural Analysis Review

This hands-on workshop outlines the importance of postural analysis in programming STOTT PILATES® workouts. Discuss the differences between static and dynamic posture and consider how each affects exercise choices and necessary modifications. Review postural theory relating to the effect of certain postures on muscle length and strength and actively practice postural analysis.

Note: This workshops is normally 2 hours and thus counts for 0.2 STOTT PILATES CECs. However, we believe that this material deserves more than 2 hours and we are expanding the workshop to 6 hrs. This is one of the more challenging topics in our curriculum. It is our intention that you leave at the end of this workshop competent in running through the STOTT PILATES postural analysis and being able to choose appropriate exercises and modifications based on a postural assessment.

If you are preparing for your exam, this is an outstanding opportunity to master this topic. We've never done this before and are excited to finally be able to schedule it!

Dates, Times & Fees

Date: Mar 14
Time: 10:30-5:00

Course Fee: $195
Materials: NA

Prerequisite: none

STOTT PILATES CECs: 0.2

Sign up or ask us anything!

Call us at 916-397-2373 or email to ask us anything or to begin registration.

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Sharpen your eye and develop deep understanding of Postural Analysis.

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