Pilates Space

340 MacLaren Street, Suite 100

Ottawa, ON Canada

January 12, 2024

12:30 - 6:00pm EST

January 13, 2024

11:30am - 3:00pm EST

February 10, 2024

11:30am - 4:00pm EST

February 16, 2024

12:30 - 4:30pm EST

Become a Teacher through the 

Fletcher Pilates Matwork Program.

Matwork Program participants will gain a thorough understanding of the complete Pilates Matwork syllabus as well as the purpose and therapeutic benefits of each exercise. Emphasis is placed on the precise movement initiation and articulation, correct alignment, creative transitions, as well as movement modifications and progressions. 

This program focuses on developing an understanding, as well as creative approach to teaching Pilates Matwork sessions and classes to all skill levels.

This Pilates Matwork teacher training program is open and available for all to participate to broaden their education and further their personal practice.

Fletcher Fundamentals, Percussive Breath technique and Anatomy are all included in the Fletcher Pilates Matwork Program, including over 100 hours of Pilates Education.

Learn Matwork level 1, 2, and 3

Experience the entire Matwork syllabus including levels 1, 2 and 3, PLUS the unique flow and rhythm of Fletcher Pilates transitions.

Matwork Program Hours Breakdown

16 Classroom Hours


16 Online Content Hours

16 Self-Practice Hours

16 Participation Hours

Suggested that 8 hours be live

20 Observation Hours

Suggested that 10 hours be live

20 Casework Hours

10 hours must be group classes

3 Exam Hours

(practical and written)


"(Pilates) is about learning more about your body, getting in better touch with all its parts and setting up a communication system with it, trusting and loving it as your best friend and then using it correctly all the time"

-Ron Fletcher

Fletcher Pilates is a leader in Comprehensive Pilates Education

Legacy Pilates education evolved from the source

The international Pilates revolution owes much of its momentum to Ron Fletcher. A 20-year student and protégé of Joseph and Clara Pilates, Fletcher’s organic, movement-based approach to the Pilates method has inspired generations of Pilates teachers and practitioners. As Fletcher Pilates continues to grow in popularity, so too grows the demand around the globe for Fletcher Pilates Teachers. Our school provides one of the most comprehensive and definitive international Pilates educational program of its kind and is the only program endorsed by Ron Fletcher, a first generation Pilates Master, professional dancer, and choreographer.

By completing the Fletcher Pilates Matwork Program, participants will:

  • Understand Unique Concepts

    Understand the unique concepts and practical techniques underlying the Fletcher Pilates® method

  • Bring Pilates into daily life

    Understand how to apply these concepts and techniques to daily movement and life

  • Apply what you learn in your professional career

    Understand how to apply these concepts and techniques to a professional movement practice

  • Develop assessment skills

    Develop postural and movement assessment skills based on Fletcher Pilates® techniques

  • Learn to safely teach Matwork Pilates

    Learn how to safely apply and teach Fletcher Pilates Matwork in private sessions and small group class settings

Are you ready to become a Pilates Teacher?

Meet your Teacher

Jacqueline Ethier NPCT

Jacqueline Ethier is a dance artist, teacher, mother and business woman. She has been a leader in the Health and Wellness community in Ottawa, Canada for two decades where she has run her studio, Pilates Space, since 2002. Jacqueline had the honor of studying with Ron Fletcher for nearly a decade, an experience that had a profound effect on her teaching. She has led numerous programs and courses since becoming Fletcher Faculty in 2006. Jacqueline has touched the lives of many through her compassionate teaching style which focuses on the somatic experience, is informed by current science and inspired by curiosity.
Fletcher Pilates Online Pilates Education

Start your career.

Follow your passion and start your Pilates career as a Pilates Matwork teacher.