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A Career in Pilates


New Pilates Teacher Training Mentorship Programme 2020/21

We are delighted to announce that our new comprehensive 4 month Pilates Mentorship Programme (under 2nd Generation Pilates Master Sarah MacLachlann) will commence from 25th September 2020.

This internationally accredited course covers the full suite of Pilates disciplines and is suitable for beginners right up to all Fitness/ Health & Wellness practitioners.

Please note that this Course as well as being delivered in our Rathfarnham Studio will be available via Livestream Online for distance learning…so no need to travel!

Full prospectus with dates and pricing is downloadable Mentorship Programme September 2020 Mentorship WDoc 2020 (002)

Given the current Covid-19 pandemic we are (until the end of August 2020) providing all of our Pilates Teacher Training courses Live online with Pilates Master Sarah MacLachlann. Manuals will be e-mailed by Balanced Body in pdf format prior to the start of the course, with a Hard copy sent following completion.Sign up early-this is a great opportunity to become a qualified Pilates Teacher if you have time on your hands!

Full schedule of Livestream Teacher Training Courses is HERE


From September 2020, we shall continue running our Teacher Training courses via Livestream online (Zoom) as well as in the Rathfarnham studio. So if you cannot make it physically to the studio this may be a viable option for you.

If you wish to register for an online livestream course please ensure you select module with “LIVESTREAM”

Here is a schedule of our LIVESTREAM Online Courses 

You will receive e-manual in advance of the course, followed by a hard copy manual subsequently.

Full Balanced Body accreditation/certification remains as normal.

Any questions or queries, please contact Course Director Sarah MacLachlann directly:

To become an outstanding Pilates Instructor/ Teacher- or if you are looking to take control of your own body and health- your most important question will be who can help me achieve that?

We have a number of flexible pathways for you to start a new career as a Pilates Instructor at our Dublin Academy:

1. 4 Month Mentorship Programme

Our 4 month unique and comprehensive Pilates Teacher Mentorship Programme, covering the full suite of Pilates disciplines from Mat to Advanced Equipment. The next programme commences 25th September 2020. You can view and download the full Prospectus here: Mentorship WDoc 2020 (002)

2. Modular Day based Courses

These courses allow you to break up your training into Modular sessions e.g. Mat L1, Reformer L2, Trap Table etc which provides a far greater amount of flexibility over a longer period of time to suit your own lifestyle. You can view all upcoming Modular courses for 2020 with content detail, on-line registration and payment HERE 

Once you have fully completed your Course/Module you will receive a globally recognised certification from our partners Balanced Body



“The verbal cueing and hands on cueing were very specific and each persons questions were answered” Esther Leahy

I was pretty nervous coming into the course but Sarah MacLachlanns approach and how she explained things made it more relaxed and easier to learn. The balanced body course was better than I expected” Andrew hogan

I felt Sarah MacLachlann was fantastic her description of the mechanics of the body was extremely helpful in making me understand how and why an exercise works” Bridget Farrell 

I am delighted I chose the balanced body course with Sarah MacLachlann . I extensively researched the courses available and I am confident I made the right choice” Bridget Farrell

Congratulations to all of our recent (March 2018) Mat L2 Students on completing your training; and a big thank you for all the positive feedback!

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