Committed to quality and integrity
At Equilibrium Pilates, LLC, we only accept dedicated individuals who show a true talent and respect for the work. All study is based on an apprenticeship-style of learning that began in Joseph Pilates’ original studio and has been continued by Romana. The Independent Instructor Training Program (IITP) features hands-on instruction, with students working under and assisting Senior Instructor Brie Adina Neff. Brie has committed herself to mentoring all apprentices throughout the program and making sure that the experience is as informative, safe, successful and enjoyable as possible. Under her guidance, candidates must complete a total of four stages of the program, which include prerequisites, seminars, mandatory lessons, rigorous assessments, and question/answer meetings.
how to become an instructor
The first step for interested candidates is to go to www.romanaspilates.com to read about the program.
Then you will need to schedule a lesson with Senior Instructor/Level 3 Teacher Trainer Brie Adina Neff for an evaluation and interview You must schedule your lesson and interview by phone only — 215-923-3669 — lessons scheduled via email or internet will not be recognized. Bring your workout clothes, questions, and good, strong energy. Please also provide at least two professional letters of recommendation for your interview.
Your lesson will be 1 hour and interview approx 1/2 hr – 1hr, depending on how many questions you have. 1 hour lessons with the Senior Instructor are $95, cash or check only please (interviews are FREE.)
Expect a great workout, some fun, and a lot of information.
To enter the program, you are expected to demonstrate proficiency in the Pilates system of exercise at the Intermediate Level on all key pieces of Pilates equipment and apparatus. You may take as many lessons as you need to prepare for your initial evaluation (entrance exam), at which time we can determine if you have reached the Intermediate Level. Students must be able to apply the six principles of Pilates: