“I started doing Pilates hesitantly when a friend of mine used me as a guinea pig while she was doing her teacher training program at the original EHS studio – ten years ago. I have been hooked ever since and I can’t thank her enough.”


April 8, 2022  to April 8, 2022

Instructor(s): Nancy Myers


Learn the Springboard and its expanded repertoire in the studio where it was created.

EHS Pilates is home to the original Springboard studio, an innovative exercise tool invented by Ellie Herman. The springboard (now produced and distributed by Balanced Body® is based on the Pilates Cadillac, classic Pilates equipment invented by Joseph Pilates. Accordingly, Springboard classes combine classic Pilates repertoire with original exercises developed by Master Pilates teacher Ellie Herman. The spring attachments provide added resistance and/or aid the user with body stabilization

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Friday, 4/8pm  1-8:30pm

*Course schedule subject to change.


Early: $201.00
Regular: $226.00
Materials Fee (Manual & Streaming Video): $60.00


Required Prerequisites: Balanced Body Movement Principles and Reformer 2 teacher training course.
Recommended Prerequisites: Mat 1, 2, & 3 training courses, Reformer 1, 2, & 3 training courses, and Anatomy in 3d.

*All courses can be taken individually as continuing education.

Balanced Body Full Instructor Certificate: To become a fully qualified Balanced Body Pilates Instructor (comprehensive program), students must complete the following:

  • Movement Principles course (16 hours)
  • Balanced Body Mat 1, 2 and 3 Instructor training courses or equivalent (48 hours)*
  • Balanced Body Reformer 1, 2, and 3 Instructor training courses (46 hours)
  • Balanced Body Cadillac/Tower Instructor training course
  • Balanced Body Chair – Instructor training course
  • Balanced Body Barrels – Instructor training course
  • Anatomy in 3d course (16 hours)
  • Reformer: 50 personal sessions; 100 student teaching hours -or- 30 personal sessions; 30 observation hours; 90 student teaching hours
  • Mat: 25 personal sessions; 45 student teaching hours -or- 20 personal sessions; 15 observation hours; 35 student teaching hours
  • Apparatus: 45 personal sessions; 105 student teaching hours -or- 35 personal sessions; 20 observation hours; 95 student teaching hours
  • Balanced Body Final practical and written exam (Test Out)

Total hours for completion: 534 (including coursework, anatomy, & practical)

Upon completion of all the requirements, a certificate of completion as a fully certified Balanced Body Pilates Instructor will be issued.

*If you have successfully completed a mat program from another training provider, it is possible to apply previous mat work toward your training requirements. Please call Balanced Body at 1-800-PILATES to see if you are exempt from additional mat requirements.