“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.”

Balanced Body Barrels

October 29, 2021  to October 29, 2021

Instructor(s): Nancy Myers


The BBU Barrels training includes exercises and variations for the Ladder Barrel, and Step Barrel. The Step Barrel and Ladder Barrel add variety to personal training sessions or classes. This course includes exercises and programming for both personal training sessions and classes.

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ACE = .6, PMA = 6



Friday, 10/29 1-7pm

Friday, 4/1 1-7pm

*Course schedule subject to change.

These dates are In Person. However,  Virtual Training may be available, contact the studio for further details.


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.