Trainings + Workshops


This is a 4 weekend training program comprising of 200 hours of class, observation and practical work as well as a written and practical exam that will certify you as a qualified Pilates Teacher in The RIO Method. Our goal is to ensure by the end of this program you feel confident in teaching classes, have a comprehensive understanding of anatomy and feel comfortable working with various injuries and postural limitations. There will be teaching opportunities available at the studio for our graduates.

Our current dates for the training are
Oct 26-28, Nov 23-25, Jan 25-27 and Feb 22-24.
Fridays will run from 5:30-8:30PM, Saturday and Sunday from 9-4pm with a lunch break.

There will be required observation and practice classes as well as homework in between these sessions and during this time you will have use of our studio.

The price for the course is $1349+tax and $60 for materials. There is a $100 fee for the practical exam which will consist of a postural analysis and practice teaching class and can be paid prior to taking the exam.

Email [email protected] for more information.


The most unique, fun and functional barre class available. A mixture of dance, Pilates and yoga, this method works the body from head to toe targeting all muscle groups with a cardiovascular component.
This highly addictive workout maintains its foundation in dance but is catered and accessible to any level of experience. Strategically choreographed with music to beat giving students an opportunity to improve their body awareness, coordination, strength, and flexibility all while toning their muscles.
This is a 22 Hr comprehensive barre training that includes anatomy training specific to barre and workout principles that are specific to Pilates. Unique to this method, RIO Barre promotes bio-mechanically safe movement and injury specific modifications. We aim to provide training that will allow you to feel confident as a teacher and to provide a safe and fun environment for your students to grow. We also provide on-going support to our teachers including practice space and teaching opportunities.

What makes the RIO Method Barre training different?
A more intensive anatomy and alignment training, this training will prepare you to teach a well choreographed movement to music class. The training comprises of both yoga and pilates concepts to ensure a safe and effective workout that is less about working muscles to exhaustion to create a fun, safe and low impact workout for any demographic.
Pre-requisite: Pilates training, yoga training, personal trainers and/or previous barre training.
If you do not have any of these, you may apply for a spot, we will just require an interview with you.

Sept 28-30, 2018