Pilates is a very unique form of exercise. It is based upon Joseph Pilates system he called Contrology. Over the years many people have created a wide variety of training programs to teach his method which means there are many choices out there. These programs offer a variety of certifications such as Mat Certifications, Level Certifications, Comprehensive Certifications. Most of these certification programs start at the beginner level and work up to the advanced level.
For the most basic level you can receive your Beginner Mat Certification in a very short time. Different programs have different criteria for their certification. Depending upon how in depth you want your program to be might require more or less of your time. (more…)