The Mercury Fitness Difference:
The entire Mercury Fitness Certification Program will take you about 6 months to complete depending on how long it takes you to complete your apprentice hours. Approximately 600 hours of training.
We have an amazing and diverse group of teachers with many years of experience of both teaching and training. Not only do they have different styles of training but they also come from diverse backgrounds which will enhance your training experience.
The full Mercury Fitness High Performance Pilates Certification Program is $4,500 and includes all lectures, lab and practicals for mat and all the machine-based training. You can also just take certain modules like Mat, Reformer, Trapeze and Barrel Chair. Refer to our pricing section for a breakdown of each.
Personal Practice Session are required in mat and machine certification. They include any Pilates training classes already taken.Observation Hours includes watching experienced instructors teach either a private or a group class. A great way to hone your teaching skills. Required in mat and machine certification.Student Teaching Hours include teaching at our studio as an apprentice teacher. Required in mat and machine certification.
No, you don’t. We allow our students full access to classes and sessions depending on space available. In fact, if you take additional classes on your own, we’ll offer you 20% off if you take them at Mercury Fitness.
Absolutely. Complete our Pilates Certification Program and you will be qualified to teach Pilates at any studio in any city, including at Mercury Fitness. Not just that, once you are certified and have completed your assigned hours, you can register for the Pilates Method Alliance (PMA) exam to become a certified Pilates instructor.
We understand that you may not be able to foresee every conflict, so if you must miss a class you can make it up by scheduling a private appointment with one of the instructors. The price is $150 for an 2hour session.
From 2 to 8 people, maximum of 12.
Our cost for the different modules is all-inclusive including a very comprehensive manual.
The test is in two parts - the written exam which tests your knowledge and problem solving skills, and a practical exam to demonstrate grasp of teaching techniques.
A minimum of 2 enrolled students is required to begin the course, with a maximum of 4 students for any module. If the minimum is not met a week prior to the start of a course, the course will be cancelled and all prepaid fees will be fully refunded.
If you cancel 14 days prior to the start of the training, your $200 deposit may be transferred toward a future teacher training and you will be refunded the remaining balance. If notice of cancellation is received less than 14 days prior to the start of the training, you will forfeit your $200 deposit but your remaining balance will be refunded. Once the program begins, tuition is non refundable and non-transferable. No exceptions.
Mercury Fitness offers convenient payment plans for our certification courses. Just talk with our Pilates advisors and they will put together a plan that works for you.
Yes, if you are certified from another studio, you can take our certification test. If you pass the test, you can take any Mercury Fitness Certification modules you need.