As the only STOTT PILATES® Licensed Training Center, we are proud to offer teacher certification for those wanting to start a new career path.

For current instructors, additional certification courses and workshops to upgrade your current training are available. We offer an extensive program of courses and workshops with various career paths to suit your needs. 

Courses are taught by Tamara Hoffmann, Certified Instructor Trainer for STOTT PILATES and ballet mistress for Ballet Memphis.

Applications are available by calling the Pilates Centre at 901.753.4177 or online.

Applications must be accompanied by two letters of reference and a nonrefundable deposit. Space is limited and applications are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Pre-registration must be submitted two weeks prior to event.

Upcoming Certification Courses


This course teaches you to design and lead the Level 1 Essential and Intermediate STOTT PILATES reformer 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 Reformer programs.   

Begins September 2. Call the Pilates Centre for specific times.

 Cost: $1650.00   

 Requirements of Certification:

  • 50 hours of instruction and supervised teaching
  • minimum of 10 hours observation
  • minimum of 40 hours of physical review
  • minimum of 25 hours of practice teaching
  • Total 125 hours   


INSTRUCTOR: Tamara Hoffmann

Saturday, September 24    12:30-7:00
Cost: 250.00 

CEC: STOTT Pilates          0.6   

INSTRUCTOR: Tamara Hoffmann

Friday, November 11          12:30-6:00
Saturday, November 12     12:30-6:00
Sunday, November 13       9:30-3:00   

This course will teach you functional exercises to develop core strength against spring resistance in a variety of positions including sitting, standing and side-lying. You will also learn how the split-pedal option transforms exercises by challenging bilateral, unilateral and reciprocal strength. By applying the STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles to all of the exercises you will better understand the movement essence and exercise goals, proper execution and muscle activation.   

Cost: $550.00   

STOTT Pilates.....1.5


January 2017  Time and Dates TBA   

SOMETHING NEW!  Dance for Parkinson’s Disease is coming to the Pilates Centre of Ballet Memphis!   Saturday, October 29 and Sunday, October 30 The internationally acclaimed program developed by the Mark Morris Dance Company is coming to Memphis.  Learn to teach this innovative program that is backed by research and taught in more than 100 communities and 13 countries world wide.  For more information about this program go to www.danceforparkinsons.org


Upcoming Continuing Education Workshops

(open to Stott instructors only)

Saturday, August 6   12:30-2:30    
Postural Analysis
This hands-on workshop outlines the importance of postural analysis in the programming of safe and effective work outs for your clients.  Join us for a comprehensive review of body alignment and how it relates to the quality of movement performance.  We will identify muscular imbalances related to faulty posture and beneficial exercise choices that will promote  balance, strength, flexibility, and overall movement health.
Cost: 125.00

STOTT Pilates:         0.3                        
REPs                          2.0     

Mat Flow Conditioning Sequence Workout                         

Bring a sense of flow and energy to any Matwork routine with this enlightening workout.  Using breath to promote focus and the quality of movement, learn innovative movement transitions and discover sequences designed to increase overall body conditioning and control. Exercises are selected to improve strength and stability along with flexibility and suppleness.
Cost: 100.00

STOTT Pilates          0.2                        
REPs                          2.0                        
Level of Difficulty:      Essential          

Saturday, September 17 TBA  
Saturday November 5      TBA  
Saturday, December 3     TBA  
Saturday, February 4        TBA  
Saturday, March 4             TBA  
Saturday, April 1                TBA  
Saturday, May 6                TBA 

For Information and Registration

  • Visit: 1789 Kirby Parkway #8, Memphis, across from Kroger
  • Call: 901.753.4177

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