Los Gatos, CA
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Teacher Training

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Become an Instructor

Our program is geared toward helping teacher trainees become well rounded and confident instructors equipped with the experience and knowledge to create a great class for their participants. Whether you are certain you want to teach for a career or you prefer to enhance your own practice this program is for you!

What is Required?

70 in-studio hours on all apparatus
Reformer, Mat, Chair, Ladder Barrel, Spine corrector, Cadillac/RTC combo and Special Populations
10 hours of Fundamental Instructor Workshop
These hours are to be completed after in person studio days. This 2 day workshop is typically held 4-8 weeks after Teacher Training ends. We teach you how to apply the theoretical knowledge you learned in Teacher Training to the classroom. You get a chance to practice teach, learn to write flows and receive coaching and feedback from seasoned instructors and Lead Instructors
25 hours of mentorship & development with Management, Lead Instructors, & Certified Instructors
*participants who do not plan to teach at Power4 can opt out and complete an additional 10 hours of self practice
70 Hours of Observation
70 Hours of Self Practice
70 Hours of Practice Teaching
70 Hours of Assistant Teaching
24 Hours of Private Sessions
48 Hours of Home Study
20 Hours of Class Programming
30 Hours of Corrective & Rehabilitative exercise with Special Populations
3 Hours Written Exam
3 Hours Practical Exam

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 21st-23rd

Friday: 1:00pm-7:00pm
Saturday 1:30pm-7:30pm
Sunday 1:00-7:00pm

June 28th-30th

Friday: 1:00pm-7:00pm
Saturday 1:30pm-7:30pm
Sunday 1:00-7:00pm

July 19th-21st

Friday: 1:00pm-7:00pm
Saturday 1:30pm-7:30pm
Sunday 1:00-7:00pm

July 26th-28th

Friday: 1:00pm-7:00pm
Saturday 1:30pm-7:30pm
Sunday 1:00-7:00pm

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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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Stretch & Balance
Stretch & Balance
Open to all levels

Improve Balance & Stability

With a focus on improving overall balance and stability, this class will help you improve your pilates practice and your day to day functional standing movements. This class is 50% balance and 50% stretch