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Certified Training

Reform Fitness and Dynamic Reformer Pilates offers REPs-accredited courses to Pilates instructors (current and new), Physiotherapists, Fitness, Exercise and Rehabilitation Professionals.

A Reform Dynamic Reformer Pilates Qualification is a powerful addition to the repertoire of treatment and teaching tools for all Rehabilitation, Fitness & Exercise Professionals who understand the importance of the quality of movement.

Established in 2011, Reform has trained numerous health and fitness professionals to use the Pilates Reformer machine and help their clients, students and selves to move better.  We have delivered classes for nearly a decade continuing to develop our brand and our personal Reformer repertoire.

View course dates and register your interest in REPs-accredited courses for Pilates instructors.

Why learn with Reform?

Reform has been at the fore of delivering Dynamic Reformer Pilates in NZ for almost a decade and we have continued the progression and development since opening the first flagship studio in Mount Maunganui.

Creating a point of difference in the fitness industry can be difficult. Total reinvention of the wheel is needed sometimes, which is what we essentially did with the Reformer to create a less traditional, more dynamic and body enhancing exercise method.  These courses will provide an in-depth knowledge of the Reform Training Manual in an active studio setting, recognising a different perspective of learning and using the Reformer machine, other than more traditional approaches. Internationally recognised by REPs NZ, graduates will have the ability to go onto forge a successful career in the fitness industry, here and abroad.

We aim to provide an education and knowledge base for one to mould into their own method of practice, instead of formatting more rigid sequences and practices that must be delivered in a specific manner.

The structured courses will be taught by Reform Master Trainers Lane and Jane Gibson. Both are degree level trainers who have a wealth of experience and knowledge in the fitness industry and have been a part of the Reform brand since the start.

Recognised Qualifications

All our training is endorsed by REPS NZ and qualifies as REPS CPD points.   Reform graduates will be able to travel abroad with an internationally recognised Reformer education.  Reform is one of the limited courses that provides REPS accreditation, delivering an alternative approach to the Reformer Machine.

Training Modules:

Module 1 – Dynamic Reformer Course

In this module, one will gain an introduction to the Pilates Reformer Machine and learn how to use it.  This 30-hour course will give you access to Reform’s in-depth training manual and the necessary tools and knowledge to become an instructor.  At the completion of this course you will have gained a magnitude of fundamental reformer exercises, the ability to take a beginner class, 1:1 client centred sessions, and the ability to use the reformer as a rehabilitation tool for some common injuries.  This course is internationally recognised REPs accredited and carries 18.75 CPD points. You do not need any experience on the Reformer Machine to qualify for this course.

Course Outline:

This 30-hour in-studio course comprises:

∙ 4 practical training days

∙ Multiple choice theory exam

∙ 1 practical teaching assessment

Learning Outcomes:

Through successful completion of this course graduates will:

  • Have the ability to maximise the potential of the Reformer Pilates machine to provide clients with high quality movement experiences, in both classes and one to one settings.
  • Gain knowledge on how to safely navigate a client around the reformer
  • Obtain a Reform Training Manual paper copy, loaded with a magnitude of exercises including – mobility, core/abdominal, lower and upper body movements and how to accommodate varied client abilities.
  • Understand the ‘sequencing’ of exercises and how they flow together to deliver a class.
  • Exercise and Reformer-spring regressions and progressions to achieve accessibility to all client levels
  • Learn the use of verbal, visual and kinaesthetic cues and how to use them while teaching a class.

Coming soon.

Course Dates and Venues

Mt Maunganui

Module One : May 7th – 10th 2020


Module One : March 5th – 8th 2020

Module One : July 16th – 19th 2020

Module Two: Oct 29th – 1st Nov 2020


Please use the form below to express your interest and obtain further course information.