Pilates Basic Mat Teacher Training April 2019

April 26 - 29, 2019 • Mat Teacher Training

Training cost: $850

Lodging Costs: $715*

Join master Pilates & Yoga instructor Niedra Gabriel at Villas Espavel in Sámara, Costa Rica for a this 3 day Pilates Mat Teacher Training. The training will be delivered in Villas Espavel's open air space near the beach in Playa Sámara. The teacher training includes 16 hours delivered over a Fri – Sun weekend.

Your will learn:

  • The optimum way to do each exercise.
  • The purpose for the exercise.
  • Modifications for body types and health conditions.
  • How to organize the room.
  • How to use your voice.
  • How to touch people.
  • The to use your energy for dynamics and tempo.
  • Your purpose as a teacher.

Recommended Prerequisites: 10 mat clsses of the Pilates mat work

In this weekend we will cover all the elements required to CONFIDENTLY teach the 21 exercises that make up the beginner level mat work,in a group class format as well as private lessons, as taught by Joseph Pilates.

Those who pass the final exam receive a certificate of completion from Mind2Body studio in Studio City CA. and will be reatdy to start teaching.

Training given by Niedra Gabriel • www.niedragabriel.com

Niedra teaches in Carpinteria, Agoura Hills, and Pacific Palisades regularly. She also hosts teacher training, retreats and workshop worldwide. Niedra was trained and certified by Romana Krozanovska (Protegee of Joseph Pilates ) and is a regularly filmed instuctor on PilatesAnytime.com and Pilatesology.com. Niedra is also a Teacher Trainer and technical consultant for Mind2Bdy Studio Studio City CA. www.mind2body.net

For more information on registering for the teacher training contact:

Niedra@spirit-moves.com www.niedragabriel.com 805 535 8968

* Lodging cost includes:

  • 3 nights lodging at Villas Espavel
  • transportation to & from the airport
  • Friday dinner
  • Breakfast Saturday - Monday
  • Lunch Saturday & Sunday

To arrange lodging contact:



Airport: Fly into Liberia International airport (LIR), a 2-hour drive from Sámara. Roundtrip group transportation included.

Arrival Time: Friday April 26, 2019*

Teacher Training Begins: 4:00 pm Friday April 26

Teacher Training Ends: 4:30 pm Sunday April 28

Departure: Sunday April 28, or Monday April 29, 2019**

Sámara is a beautiful destination with great restaurants, beautiful beaches and enticing adventures. While you are at Villas Espavel you can enjoy snorkeling, stand up paddle boarding, ziplining, surfing, boogie boarding, walking the beach or cooking classes. We have additional information on our website www.villasespavel.com.

*The Basic Mat Teacher Training follows a 4-day Pilates & Health retreat, learn more about it here 

** Additional nights of lodging can be booked directly with Villas Espavel on our website or by e-mailing info@villasespavel.com

To register or for Questions:

Contact Villas Espavel at info@villasespavel.com

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