As the only STOTT PILATES® Licensed Training Center, we are proud to offer teacher certification for those wanting to start a new career path.

For current instructors, additional certification courses and workshops to upgrade your current training are available. We offer an extensive program of courses and workshops with various career paths to suit your needs. 

Courses are taught by Tamara Hoffmann, Certified Instructor Trainer for STOTT PILATES®and ballet mistress for Ballet Memphis.

Applications are available by calling the Pilates Centre at 901.753.4177 or online.

Applications must be accompanied by two letters of reference and a nonrefundable deposit. Space is limited and applications are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Pre-registration must be submitted two weeks prior to event.

Upcoming Courses


  • Friday, October 7 through Sunday, October 9

Cost is $1650. Non-refundable deposit of $330 is due upon registration.  

Friday, November 11 through Sunday, November 13
Cost is $550. Payment in full is due upon registration.

  • INTENSIVE MAT | January 6, 7,8, 13, 14, 15, Feb 4, 5, 2017
  • BARREL COURSE | March 11 and 12, 2017
  • INTENSIVE CADILLAC | April 21, 22, 23 and May 12 and 13, 2017



12:00-2:00    Athletic Conditioning on the Mat
Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

This workshop demonstrates dynamic movement sequences that take full advantage of the body’s own weight and gravity and includes an intense abdominal series, sequences with rotation and mobilization as well as a section dedicated to front and side planks. These moves are guaranteed to develop ultimate strength and stability particularly through the core, including the lumbo-pelvic region.                 

2:15:4:15      Mat Flowing Conditioning
Level of Difficulty: Essential

Using breath to promote focus and the quality of movement, learn innovative movement transitions and discover sequences designed to increase overall body conditioning and control. Exercises are selected to improve strength and stability along with flexibility and suppleness.

4:30-6:30      STOTT PILATES® Intense Sculpting Challenge - Flex-Band® Level 4
Level of Difficulty: Intermediate/Advanced

Build challenge and diversity with this intense Flex-Band® exerciser workshop, developed by the MERRITHEW™ team. Learn how to challenge core and peripheral strength with the resistance provided by the Flex-Band and increase exercise intensity in the areas of neuromuscular coordination, balance, strength and flexibility. This workout offers exercise variations and options to motivate any group or private client.


10:00-12:00 Matwork Choices for Personal Trainers
Level of Difficulty: Essential

Personal trainers everywhere are recognizing the benefits of incorporating Pilates-based exercises with their clients. This workshop, developed by the

MERRITHEW™ team, breaks down certain key Matwork exercises that bridge the gap between personal and Pilates training. Learn variations of basic exercises using the Flex-Band® exerciser, Fitness Circle® resistance ring and Stability Ball™ and explore their application to individual clients. Train the eye to pick up variances in stability, mobility and movement patterns. Discover how to cue, correct, use props and modify either to challenge clients or support them in achieving optimal form.

Workshops are open to STOTT PILATES® Instructors, Personal Trainers and those in the Health and Fitness Industry. COST: $100.00 each workshop. The Pilates Centre is located at 1789 Kirby Parkway, Memphis, TN 38138.

Save the Date!
Additional CEC workshops will be offered on Saturdays on the following dates:  December 3, February 4, March 4, April 1 and May 6

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