Pilates Mastery & Teacher Training

Core Body Knowledge™ Education Since 2001

450-Hour Comprehensive Pilates Teacher Training & Continuing Education


Has Pilates changed your life? Did it start you on a better path to wellness? Do you ever talk about its benefits so often you’ve thought, Maybe I should teach Pilates and help others understand how amazing it is?

We feel the same way and that’s why Playhouse Playhouse offers a year round, 450 hour Pilates Teacher Training and Continuing Education program with owner, Charlyn d'Anconia. 

We understand that making a commitment to become a Certified Pilates teacher can be a big step! That’s why, starting SPRING 2019, will we resume offering an interactive Webinar to help you better understand our Mastery program. We can’t wait to answer your questions, discuss techniques and show you how becoming a Certified Pilates instructor can change your life!

Our Mastery program is a comprehensive, 450 Hour* Mat & Apparatus program that includes Modules, Sessions, Exams & Completion Certificate for the following Pilates areas:

  • Pilates Mat Plus Accessories & Small Apparatus for Mat      

  • Pilates Reformer      

  • Pilates Trapeze Table      

  • Pilates Wunda Chair      

  • Ladder Barrel, Arm Chair & PediPul      

  • Pilates Reformer Jump Board      

  • Foot Corrector Series & Apparatus

Pilates Mastery & Teacher Training Q&A Webinar

Coming in Spring 2019 

This interactive webinar with Charlyn Huss d'Anconia is designed to introduce you to our Pilates Mastery & Teacher Training Program. You will learn how this program uniquely responds to a need for deeper personal training in the Pilates method in order to produce qualified Pilates teachers. Special bonuses are included toward our training programs for attending this webinar!

Our enrollment process is as flexible and personalized as our Master Program. Please contact us to schedule a Q & A session in our Pasadena studio or in an online webinar.

Email or call us with questions: corebodyknowledge@gmail.com or (626) 371-0000.



Mixed Privates or Classes $6,100 

A la carte Pricing per Tier:  Mixed / All Private 

Tier 1 (Beginner)

  • 1 90-Day Challenge (30 Private Sessions)

    • Challenge Prices for All Private, Duo Mat & Equipment Classes (Click here to see our 90 Day Challenge Page for details)

  • 18 hours PMA Lab & Lecture Hours

    • Weekend & Weekday Evening intensives

Tier 2 (Intermediate)  

  • 18 hours PMA Lab & Lecture Hours

    • Weekend & Weekday Evening intensives

Tier 3 (Advanced)

  • 18 hours PMA Lab & Lecture Hours

    • Weekend & Weekday Evening intensives

Program Pricing Includes: 

  • Personalized Challenge Format:  Tiers 1-3 (30 Private Sessions)

  • Return to Life by Joseph Pilates 

  • PMA Study Guide

  • Limited Practical & Observational Hours toward Comprehensive Teacher Training 

  • Other related Workshops, Handouts included in tuition

  • Practical Written Exams**

Additional Fees:
Repeat Practical and Written examinations require $150 fee each.

Additional Private Sessions, Classes and Workshops are available at a Student Rate.


Mixed Privates & Classes $2,197.00 / All Private Option $2,847.00

Tier 4 (Mastery) Teaching Program Includes:

  • 1 90-Day Challenge (30 Private Sessions)

  • Teaching Skills for Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced Level Mat, Reformer, Trapeze, Wunda Chair & Ladder Barrel and small apparatus

    • Lab & Lecture Workshop Modules for a Professional Career in Teaching Pilates: Movement Fluency Cueing, Pilates Scope of Practice, the Business of Pilates, Contraindications & Special Populations, Examination and Test-out preparation (18 hours)

  • Pilates Method Alliance Comprehensive Compliance Review

  • Final Practical & Written Test Out**


*NOTE:  This program has been restructured in 2019. Exact hours may vary between phases but they will always add up to the required hours for Comprehensive Pilates Training Course set forth by the Pilates Method Alliance. There is an application process to enroll in our program.

**Retaking tests and exams is subject to additional fees.

  A doctor's approval is required before enrolling in our teacher training programs.


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