Enhance: Rehabilitation Training for Pilates Instructors

Enhance: Rehabilitation Training for Pilates Instructors


This course will teach you how to use Pilates in a rehab setting, with a focus on clinical reasoning and critical thinking.

You will increase your confidence working with clients with injuries and pathologies, facilitating their movement and return to function.


The main course objectives are:

  • To facilitate your understanding of functional anatomical connections for movement.
  • To facilitate your ability to recognise dysfunctional movement.
  • To give you confidence to modify and adapt exercises to support a return to functional movement.
  • To challenge you to "invent" new exercises that support a return to functional movement.
  • To give you confidence to know when to integrate with other healthcare practitioners an/or refer on.


This course is delivered over fourteen weeks, with pre-reading, online lectures, and case studies to support your learning. (Includes a one-week mid-term break.)


The complete course is 60 hours, with additional time required for assignments and self-directed learning. 


After purchase, you will have lifetime access to the online lectures, recordings of discussions, and the Calibrate Community.

Course Format


Lectures are uploaded weekly, including theory and movement explorations.


Lectures are followed by weekly classroom hours via Zoom.

Course Outline

Module 1:

Injury and Repair

  • Stages of Healing
  • Types of Tissue Injuries
  • Optimal Loading

Module 2:

Principles of Rehabilitation

  • Principles of Movement
  • Unload vs Reload
  • Alignment and Force Transfer

Module 3:

The Lower Limb

  • The Foot and Ankle
  • The Knee and Leg
  • The Hip and Pelvis

Module 4:

The Upper Limb

  • The Wrist and Hand
  • The Elbow and Forearm
  • The Shoulder Girdle

Module 5:

The Head, Spine, and Thorax

  • The Lumbar Spine and Pelvis
  • The Thoracic Spine and Thorax
  • The Cervical Spine and Head

Module 6:

Pilates for Rehabilitation

  • Scope of Practice
  • Networking and Building Relationships
  • Pilates vs Clinical Pilates vs Pilates for Rehabilitation

Course Dates


SEPTEMBER 2021: September 6th - December 10th


Registrations are now closed.


Please check back soon for our Spring 2022 dates.


Course Pricing

$1,897 + GST.


A certificate of course completion will be awarded when participants have completed all the required component hours of the course.

Students have six months to complete all course requirements.


The course is open to certified Pilates instructors.

A thorough knowledge of the Pilates repertoire is assumed.

Refund Policy

Course cancellation 30 days prior to course start dates will receive a full refund, minus a processing fee of $75. Course cancellation within 30 of course start dates forfeits the initial deposit.

Please see Terms & Conditions for full details.

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