Pilates Training Program

Pilates Training Program

The Drexel Pilates Training Program, a 450-hour comprehensive Pilates teacher training program, is a subsidiary of Drexel Dance in the Westphal College of Media Arts and Design. 

Apprentice1Level One Apprenticeship 

The Level One Apprenticeship was developed as a prerequisite to the full Drexel Pilates Training Program (Levels Two and Three).  This program allows participants to establish the essential technical and informational building blocks required for promotion to Apprentice Level Two. Participants are required to earn 30 “Studio Points” before becoming eligible to advance.  Download the packet below to begin your Level One Apprenticeship.

Click Here to Download the Level One Packet

Level Two Apprenticeship


Individuals who have completed the Level One Apprenticeship and are looking to advance to Level Two are required to take a qualifying test and develop a plan of action for undertaking the seminars and completing the teaching requirements.  Download the packet below in preparation of advancing to Level Two.

Click Here to Download the Level Two Packet

2013-2014 Seminar and Lab Calendar

9/23-12/14  Mat Module

1/6-3/22  Mixed Equipment Module

3/31-6/13 Reformer Module

Fall Seminar Schedule

Tuesdays 7:30-9:30 AM  Seminar

Wednesdays 7:00-9:00 AM Seminar

Fridays 3:00-7:00 PM  Lab

Studio Privates and Practice Privates TBA

Seminar Fees ($450 per term for Non-Drexel Apprentices, $100 for Students, FREE for Drexel Dance Majors) are due by 1 week prior to the start of the term. Checks are made out to Drexel Dance Program and can be mailed to:

Drexel Pilates
Performing Arts Office
MacAlister Hall
Drexel University
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104

For more information, email