Joya HIIT Pilates Teacher Training

Fri., Feb. 23 and Sat., Feb. 24

This 2-day training gets you started on your NASM/AFAA Joya HIIT Pilates certification. During the training, you will learn how to teach a 60 minute Joya HIIT Pilates (JHP) class. You will learn Pilates Principles, Sequences, Signature Moves, and How to Become an Effective Instructor.

There are no pre-requisites for the training. The training is designed to teach anyone who has an open mind, a passion for fitness, and a strong desire to make a difference. Of course, those who have a fitness background with experience teaching group classes will have a little head start. Regarding physical ability, we ask that everyone who teaches the class, to be able to complete a full class regularly and to be able to demonstrate proper form and alignment.

Completing the training does not guarantee a teaching position with Joya. However, we will provide mentorship for interested candidates to prepare them to teach for our studios.

More details about the training:

Joya HIIT Pilates is an interval training workout alternating between bursts of high intensity activity with intervals of resistance training. Joya HIIT Pilates provides a whole body workout and is designed to build strength and endurance. Interval training utilizes a variety of equipment such as dumbbells, resistance bands, suspension training, body weight movement, calisthenics, plyometrics and ballistic movements. Joya HIIT Pilates promotes weight loss, an increase in cardiovascular efficiency and increases strength and endurance. This dynamic blend of mindful strength training and high intensity movements will push you outside of your comfort zone and unleash the beast power within.

Course Objectives

By the end of this training, students will be able to:

  • Understand the safety and modification requirements for Joya HIIT Pilates.
  • Create a sustainable 60-minute movement circuit, with adjustments, that can be performed for multiple rounds for all fitness and age levels.
  • Understand how to properly position the body to obtain maximum efficiency of movement.
  • Use weights, bands and sliders effectively to maximize movement of clients.


Lead by Vanessa, Joya's Pilates and Strength Lead, along with multiple guest speakers throughout the 2 days to give students multiple perspectives on this workout format.

Vanessa is a fitness enthusiast who loves to see her students challenge themselves and grow. The best part of teaching for her is when she sees her students physically change and push themselves harder in class. One day they can only do one set and the next time they manage to push through a second set. Vanessa likes pushing people to their highest points and helping them break through mental and physical barriers. Knowing she had a hand in their personal success is an indescribable feeling.

Aside from teaching, Vanessa enjoys participating in HIIT, Cycle, Barre, Pilates and running. Vanessa is a former Division 1 and semi pro athlete. Her hobbies include playing soccer, watching her kids play football and soccer, and reading. Her favorite color is anything shade of blue💙 (and you can throw in yellow too).

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