Los Gatos, CA
(408) 455-9293

Teacher Training

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Become a Teacher

Get trained by the best, in your quest to become a certified Pilates Instructor.

What is Required?

80 in-studio hours on all apparatus
Reformer, Mat, Chair, Ladder Barrel, Spine corrector, Cadillac/RTC combo and Special Populations
260 combined hours of observation, practice teaching and assistant teaching
54 hours of online/book study
1 written exam
1 practical exam
Diverse injury programming, tactile cueing, and modifications workshop
Instructor Fundamentals Workshop
This three day workshop (15 hours total), takes place 2 weeks after all 80 in person hours are complete. You will learn how to design class flows for various formats, practice teach sections of class flows and build up to teaching an entire 50 minute beginner level Reformer class by the third day. You will have a chance to get on the spot coaching and feedback and ask any questions pertaining to teaching.

Master Trainer & Advisor

Surreyya Hada was born in Chicago, raised in Texas and relocated to the Bay Area in the 1990s. Her first encounter with Pilates was via progressively minded physical therapy practice in Marin, CA after surgery for a major soccer related knee injury. As a dancer, athlete, and all around fitness junkie, Pilates totally rocked her fitness world.

Surreyya completed her certifications through IM=X Pilates of New York, NY, Balanced Body University in Lafayette, CA, and Turning Point in Walnut Creek, CA. and is NCPC/PMA Certified. Her specialties are sports and dance related injuries as well as joint recovery/range of motion and hip/knee replacement. Surreyya received her AA and Dance Major Certification through the Izzy (Isadora Duncan) award winning City College of San Francisco, and her BA in Dance/Kinesiology at Saint Mary’s College of Moraga as a LEAP program awardee, where she is completing her MA in Dance. She also holds certificates in TRX, Zumba, Spin and African and Contemporary Dance and a Guinness Book World Record in Roller Skating. A lifelong dancer and performer, Surreyya teaches and dances throughout the bay area and has performed and taught in Iceland, Japan, and throughout the USA. Surreyya has trained and certified many of the Bay Area’s leading Pilates instructors.

Apply for Partial Sponsorship

Giving back to the community is a top priority for Power4 Pilates. We see the impact Pilates can have for members and team members.

If you are interested in becoming an instructor and need some financial assistance please apply for a sponsorship with us today.

How to Apply for Sponsorship

500 Word Essay
Describing why you would be a great addition to the Power4 Pilates team.
1 Recommendation Letter
From a previous employer or college professor.
Include Resume

Training Dates

June 10th-12th

Friday: 1:00pm-7:00pm
Saturday 1:00pm-7:00pm
Sunday 1:00-7:00pm

June 17th-19th

Friday: 1:00pm-7:00pm
Saturday 1:00pm-7:00pm
Sunday 1:00-7:00pm

June 24th-26th

Friday: 1:00pm-7:00pm
Saturday 1:00pm-7:00pm
Sunday 1:00-7:00pm

July 1st-3rd

Friday: 1:00pm-7:00pm
Saturday 1:00pm-7:00pm
Sunday 1:00-7:00pm

Join Us Today

No matter where you are in your fitness journey, Power4 Pilates has something for you. Contact us today to find out how we can help you achieve your goals.

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