(Past Event) Basic System Workshop with Dorothee VandeWalle


This workshop introduces students to the Pilates philosophy and the techniques of the beginner system. The basic exercises are the foundation of a good Pilates practice. Clients can only progress and grow in their practice if their foundation is strong.

This workshop is a good refresher course for Pilates teachers who want to be more precise and meticulous in their teaching and give their beginner clients a strong foundation for a lifetime of Pilates.

Cost for this workshop is $400 for the weekend or $140 per day. Instructors certified by Metropolitan Pilates receive a 30% discount. A continuing education certificate is issued upon request.


Date: February 5th-7th, 2016

  • Friday: 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Metropolitan Pilates, 2688 NE 49th Street, Seattle, WA 98105

Phone: (206) 525-9900

Email: scheduling@metropolitanpilates.com

Website:  metropolitanpilates.com/pilates-continuing-education.php


Accommodations: If you're coming from out-of-town, accommodations close to Metropolitan Pilates include The Silver Cloud Inn University District and the lovely Chambered Nautilus Bed and Breakfast Inn.


If you are not a certified instructor and would like more information about the M.A.T. Pilates Teacher Certification Program with Dorothee, visit the M.A.T. Pilates Web site.


About Metropolitan Pilates

Metropolitan Pilates is an authentic Pilates studio in Seattle. Dedicated to the original Pilates method developed by Joseph Pilates, our studio is committed to delivering the best fitness instruction and always addressing our client’s fitness goals and previous injuries. Our workouts are designed to build strength, control, and flexibility. We are located in the University Village shopping center in north Seattle. We offer private and semi-private sessions, group classes, a teacher certification program, and continuing education for Pilates instructors.
Metropolitan Pilates teaches only authentic Pilates, using top-of-the-line Gratz apparatus built from the original design specifications and mechanics of Joseph Pilates’s own equipment. Our state-of-the-art studio features 15 foot ceilings and spacious locker rooms complete with shower facilities. Our instructors have been rigorously trained to develop a system of Pilates exercises tailored specifically for each client. They have each undergone over 700 hours of training and have completed the M.A.T. Pilates Teacher Certification Program. At Metropolitan Pilates, you will experience the very best in fitness instruction.

Read more about Metropolitan Pilates in our Gratz Featured Studio Series