Certification and Test-Out

Congratulations! You are almost there!
Now that you have completed all Mat, and/or Reformer and/or Apparatus course work and hours, it is time to take the final written and practical exam to receive your certification from Balanced Body.

Group Balanced Body Final Test-Outs may be conducted either remotely or in-studio.

January 13, 2024

Mat Certification Group Test-Out
$195 +hst

Refomer Certification Group Test-Out
$260 +hst

Mat & Reformer Certification Group Test-Out
$260. +hst

Want to schedule an individual test-out?
Contact: barbara@retrofit.ca to book your exam.

Balanced Body Application
When you have a confirmed Retrofit Test-Out date download and complete the Test-out Application and forward it to Balanced Body.
Applications must be submitted to Balanced Body a minimum of 30 days in advance of the test-out date.
Email your application to Balanced Body at education@pilates.com

 Test-out Application PDF Download

Upon approval, a registration link will be emailed to you. Once you are registered, further exam details will be made available for your preparation.
You can test-out for Mat, Mat and Reformer or Comprehensive. The test-out will consist of a one-hour written exam and a one-hour practical teaching exam. The written exam tests your knowledge of applied anatomy, Balanced Body Principles, Pilates history, theory and exercises. A “student” will be provided for your practical exam. If you are testing-out in a group exam you may be required to participate as a “student” for another trainee.

Planning to test-out?
Prepare for a successful exam by watching our Teacher Training Webinar: Certification Exam Preparation. A 45-minute webinar with support materials for your Certification Final Written Exam and Practical Test Out.
$29.99 +hst


2024 Test -Out Fees

 Group  Individual
Mat  195  260
Reformer (includes Mat+ Reformer)  260  325
Comprehensive  290 365

All fees in Canadian dollar and subject to HST.

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