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Sat, 12 Oct


Paola's BodyBarre

MK Pilates Matwork Stage Two

MK Pilates Matwork Stage Two is the second education in our Standard Matwork Diploma and leads on to our comprehensive educational programmes.

MK Pilates Matwork Stage Two
MK Pilates Matwork Stage Two

Time & Location

12 Oct 2024, 09:00 – 13 Oct 2024, 17:00

Paola's BodyBarre, 2 Fulham High St, London SW6 3LQ, UK

About the event

Course Dates:

Matwork Stage Two Module One 12-13 October 2024

Matwork Stage Two Module Two 26-27 October 2024

Matwork Stage Two Programme Introduction Matwork Stage Two is a comprehensive programme tailored for Pilates teachers, introducing over 34 original Pilates movements along with the MK Pilates modifications and variations. This course is designed to expand your teaching repertoire, enabling you to progress your fundamental group Matwork clients towards a more challenging and traditional Pilates repertoire, all within the framework of the Michael King Method protocols. Learning Objectives 

  • In-Depth Movement Study: Explore each movement in detail, including transitions, appropriate stretching, and class formatting.
  • Difficulty Rating System: Collaboratively develop a difficulty rating for each movement to facilitate effective class planning for different skill levels.
  • Enhanced Teaching Skills: Focus on refining teaching skills, deepening anatomical knowledge, and encouraging self-practice. The course aims to identify areas for improvement in your technique and teaching practice.
  • Comprehensive Homework and Self-Study: Assignments and self-study components are integral to reinforcing learning and practical application.

 Hours Summary 

  • Lecture Hours: 4 Days, totaling 32 hours. Self-Study, Assessment, Essay, and Workbook: 38 Hours. Self-Practice and Class Attendance: 20 hours. 
  • Total Teacher Development Hours: 82 Hours.

 Certification and Renewal 

  • Matwork Certificate Validity: Valid for 2 years, requiring ongoing education for renewal.
  • Teacher Development Hours: 14 hours of development every 2 years to maintain certification.
  • Automatic Renewal: Certificate is automatically renewed once when enrolled in the Diploma Course and actively participating.

 Course Content 

  • Face to Face Tutor Time: 32 hours of intensive instruction and interactive learning.
  • Full Matwork Repertoire Breakdown: Comprehensive exploration of 36 movements.
  • Foundation Anatomy and Movement Review: Revisit foundational concepts from Matwork Part One.
  • Contemporary vs Traditional Movement Analysis: Understand and experience the differences between contemporary and traditional Pilates movements for appropriate selection.
  • Muscular Initiation and Sequencing: Gain expertise in teaching analysis for all levels, focusing on muscle engagement and exercise sequencing.


  • Full Course Fee




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