Are you looking for a new integrative fitness class to teach that will leave your clientele feeling stronger, balanced, enthused and asking for more?

…Finally. A class that eliminates the brain-scramble and presents fun, challenging, alignment and balance-based choreography for you and your class participants!



DANCEALATES® is a  flowing, energizing workout that combines the core principles of Pilates with the strengthening, lengthening and toning techniques found in traditional jazz and ballet barre workouts.  This inclusive one-hour class is adaptable and challenging for people of all levels.




Why should I become a DANCEALATES® Instructor?

As a DANCEALATES® Instructor, you will not only earn a certificate of completion; you will be a licensed instructor who has the right to use the U.S. registered trademark of DANCEALATES® and logo in your marketing and promotional material.

What added benefits will I receive as a DANCEALATES® Instructor?

As a licensed instructor, you will receive ongoing support for your growing business, including:

  • Referral network with contact information of potential substitute instructors
  • Listing on DANCEALATES® web site as a licensed instructor
  • Q&A DANCEALATES® forum addressing your ongoing challenges in class or with individual clients
  • Updates on training and teaching techniques.
  • Potential exposure from traditional and social media

What are the prerequisites for becoming a DANCEALATES® Instructor?

  • Hold a nationally recognized Pilates certification and/or a nationally recognized certification in group exercise, personal training or mind-body related field.

What does the DANCEALATES® Primary Instructor Training involve?

The DANCEALATES® Primary Instructor Training is a 2 day course requiring full attendance as well as a written and practical exam. The DANCEALATES® curriculum offers:

  • Reviews and updates on anatomy, biomechanics and Pilates techniques
  • Fully formatted course template
  • The Dancealates® workout and its methodology
  • Innovative choreography
  • Effective verbal and nonverbal cueing techniques
  • Modifications and options for all levels and populations

What additional perks arise from the weekend training?

Continuing education credits AFAA 11/PMA 15/ACE 1.5

What if I do not pass my exams?

In this instance, you may set up a private review session and retake the exams for an additional fee. Online sessions and exams will be available.

What if I’m not trained in Pilates but am a certified exercise or movement specialist?

If not trained in Pilates, you may still attend the DANCEALATES® Primary Instructor Training but are expected to be familiar with the classical Pilates mat exercises.

How do I keep my license current?

You must renew your license annually for a reasonable fee of $89 for which you will receive an online continuing education workshop complete with new exercise programming.

What if I don’t renew my license?

If you do not renew your license, you must terminate all promotion and teaching of DANCEALATES®. You may once again promote and teach DANCEALATES®, if you pass the re-accreditation exam within three years of termination of your license. After three years have elapsed, you would have to retake the full DANCEALATES® course and exam.

Why is the annual renewal necessary?

The renewal is important to remain up-to-date in this rapidly changing field of health and fitness and we want all instructors representing the DANCEALATES® brand to maintain a standard of excellence.

What is the cost for the DANCEALATES® Primary Instructor Training?

The cost of the DANCEALATES® Primary Instructor Training is $500 to be paid in full no later than two weeks prior to the course. All discounts or promotional rates will be applied using a promotion code at checkout.   (Note: course and renewal fees are subject to change in the future.)

If all your questions are answered and you are ready to take the course, the following list sets forth the step-by-step process of becoming a licensed DANCEALATES® Instructor:


  1. Complete the simple online registration. (Select the course you’d like to enroll in and click “register now”. Follow the steps to create a profile for yourself and sign the License Agreement. Note that other Mind Body Online usernames and passwords will not work here.
  2. Arrive at the weekend training course 15-20 minutes early.
  3. Complete 2 day DANCEALATES® Primary Instructor Training in full.
  4. Take the written exam at the end of the training course to display your knowledge and understanding of the material.
  5. Submit a video of yourself teaching a DANCEALATES® class.
  6. If you do not pass, you may set up a private review session and retake the exams for an additional fee. Online sessions and exams will be available.

After passing the exams, you will receive a certificate and be a licensed DANCEALATES® Instructor for the next year according to the terms of the License Agreement you sign.



Questions? Please contact

Matthew Cadorette