Intensive Mat-Plus – IMP

This course is intended for those already working in the fields of fitness or movement, as well as those who are unable to devote the time required in our Comprehensive Program due to work and/or scheduling issues. Conducted over 2  separate 4 day weekends. Building on your industry knowledge it teaches you to design and lead the Level 1 Essential and Intermediate STOTT PILATES Matwork repertoire, for personal or group training settings for a range of clients. You will leave with a solid foundation and required skills to develop effective and motivating Pilates Matwork programs.

What you will learn:

  • The STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles
  • Essential, Intermediate, Power workouts
  • Flex-Band, Fitness Circle and Arc Barrel variations
  • Effective communication and observational skills
  • Verbal cueing and imagery for performance enhancement and client motivation
  • Theory and practice of postural analysis
  • 63 exercises plus modifications for specific body types, postural issues and conditions
  • How to incorporate resistance equipment to support and intensify exercises
  • Exercise layering related to effective program design
  • Workout composition for personal and group training
Requirements for certification:
  • 40 hours of IMP course
  • 10 hours of observation
  • 30 hours of physical review
  • 15 hours of practice teaching

Observation, Practice Teaching & Physical Review

A minimum number of hours of observation, practice teaching and physical review are required for all courses and should be completed between instructed sessions at any STOTT PILATES® facility. Additional training may be required before certification. Practice teaching and physical review hours must be logged outside of class time and submitted at the time of the practical exam.


Includes watching sessions taught by a STOTT PILATES Certified Instructor or relevant STOTT PILATES videos.

Physical Review

Means physically performing the exercises learned in class. Taking a class with a STOTT PILATES Certified Instructor or working out with video can qualify as physical review hours, and can be completed individually or with other students.

Practice Teaching

Hours can be fulfilled by instructing family, fellow students, friends or clients.

Course Fee:

  • $1050.00
  • Required Support Materials:  $175.  Order Online here at least 2 weeks prior to beginning of the course.
Spring 2018 Course Dates and Times: (UPDATED DATES)
  • Thursday, March 22. 12:30-6:00pm
  • Friday, March 23.  12:30-6:00pm
  • Saturday, March 24.  11am-4:30pm
  • Sunday, March 25.  11:00am-4:30pm
  • Wednesday, March 28th.  12:30-6:00pm
  • Thursday, March 29th.  12:30-6:00pm
  • Friday, March 30th.  12:30-6:00pm
  • Saturday, March 31st.  11:00am-4:30pm
Training Location:
  • The Pilates Effect at 2410 West Abram, Suite 112. Arlington, TX 76013
Please note that 30 days notice is required to cancel from any workshop or education course. No refunds or reassignment of payment will be permitted.

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