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Real Pilates Teacher Training 

Embark on an extraordinary journey toward becoming a Pilates instructor. Pilates Methodology is a proud host studio for the Real Pilates Teacher Training Program.

Why Real Pilates?

The Real Pilates Teacher Training Program is a comprehensive 30 week program designed to provide a rigorous 600 hour curriculum that cover unparalleled expertise and a deep understanding of the classical Pilates method as Joseph Pilates taught. This approach equips graduates with the confidence, knowledge, and skills to excel as Pilates teachers. By choosing this program, individuals can embark on a rewarding career in Pilates while benefiting from the wisdom and expertise of Alycea Ungaro and her esteemed team of instructors and studios.


Who is Alycea Ungaro?

Real Pilates Teacher Training Program is founded by Alycea Ungaro. Alycea Ungaro is a highly respected figure in the world of Pilates. She is a renowned Pilates instructor, author, and entrepreneur. With over 25 years of experience, Ungaro has made significant contributions to the field of Pilates, particularly in the area of classical Pilates instruction. She is the founder of Real Pilates, a renowned Pilates studio and teacher training program with locations in New York City and worldwide. Ungaro has authored several best-selling books on Pilates, including "Pilates: Body in Motion" and "The Pilates Promise." Her expertise and dedication to the Pilates method have earned her recognition and respect as a leading authority in the industry.


Program Details

The program consist of 4 weekend seminars and a monthly schedule including:

  • 4 Seminars

  • Weekly homework & discussions in an online platform

  • Practice Teaching

  • Observation

  • Group Classes

  • Private Sessions

  • Duet Sessions

  • Monthly Meetings

  • Assessments

  • Assistant Teaching

  • Paid Teaching Opportunities

Pricing and details 

Real Pilates $5,750

  • Tuition paid directly to Real Pilates. This includes manual, 4 weekend seminars, and access to Canvas online

Mandatory Host Training Fee: $4,320

  • Includes 20 private sessions and 40 semi-private sessions


Upcoming Cycle

  • Beginner: September 8-10, 2023

  • Intermediate 1: October 20-22, 2023

  • Intermediate 2: December 1-3, 2023

  • Advanced: January 12-14, 2024


Next steps?

  1. Apply here.​

  2. Interview and Assessment by invitation of Real Pilates

  3. Demonstrate completion of the prerequisite course work or entry-level proficiency prior to the start date.



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Alycea Ungaro

“In 10 weeks you’ll feel like a teacher, in 20 weeks you’ll “see” like a teacher – in 30 weeks you’ll have a brand new career.” 
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