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10596NAT Diploma of Contemporary Pilates and Teaching Methodology

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The Tensegrity Training Integrated 52625WA Diploma of Contemporary Pilates and Teaching Methodology is a nationally recognised qualification (and includes the pre-requisite 52728WA Certificate IV in Contemporary Pilates and Teaching Methodology) allowing you to specialise in your area of interest and become an expert Pilates practitioner with a holistic approach to health and wellbeing.

This program equips graduates with the skills required to develop into an exceptional Exercise Science professional utilising additional skills in Pilates.

The Tensegrity Training Integrated52625WA Diploma of Contemporary Pilates and Teaching Methodology includes a series of workshops and access to online essential knowledge to learn in detail the Pilates repertoire as well as modifications, progressions, teaching skills, cueing, program development and safety for both Matwork and Equipment. The course provides you with exercise prescription skills, teaching techniques, movement analysis and enhances your existing postural assessment skills.

Our Integrated Diploma course will equip you to successfully integrate Pilates into your existing practice, allowing you to make adaptations to meet the special needs that arise in the health industry, including pregnancy, rehabilitation and movement therapy.  Our course covers all aspects of Reformer, Wunda Chair, Cadillac and small apparatus repertoire.

Upon successful completion of the qualification, you will have the option of becoming a member of the Australian Pilates Method Association (APMA), the peak industry body for Pilates in Australia.

Presented by Tracey Nicholson, Anita Delbridge Goswell, Mark Goswell, Brad Leon and Natalie Murray

Tracey Nicholson

B.Ed. Cert IV TAE, Diploma in Contemporary Pilates & Teaching Methodology

Grad Cert Movement Based Somatic Therapy

Grad Cert Pilates Based Rehabilitation            

Somatic Movement Therapist, Pilates Practitioner

Tracey Nicholson is a Pilates practitioner and Somatic Movement Therapist with extensive experience in education and rehabilitation together with a dance performance background.  She has worked as a Movement Educator for the past 30 years and has a Bachelor’s degree in Education and a Certificate IV in Training & Assessment. As a Movement Therapist she has worked in areas of mental health, rehabilitation and special education.

Tracey has presented at Conferences in Australia, USA and Israel on Movement Based Somatic Therapy and Pilates.  More recently, she has presented on the benefits of movement sequencing & dance in education for students presenting with behavioural problems.

Tracey has a passion for generating within people a love of moving their bodies. She has been a member of the APMA since 2000 and held positions as Chair of the Education Committee and RTO Committee as well as being a member of the Executive Council.  She has owned and directed her own Pilates Studio for 12 years.

Tracey is now the executive director of Tensegrity Training – a Registered Training Organisation (# 60182) that offers Nationally Accredited Certificate IV & Diploma training in Pilates and a Graduate Certificate in Movement Based Somatic Therapy.

In addition to her national role as educator, Tracey operates a movement therapy centre on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland – Tensegrity Studio, which uses aspects of the Pilates Method, Garuda, Somatics, Developmental Movement and Laban Movement Analysis with clients of all ages and levels.


Anita Delbridge Goswell

Bach. Ed. PDHPE

Grad Cert Pilates Method

Grad Dip Exercise Science (Rehabilitation)

Diploma of Contemporary Pilates and Teaching Methodology

Certificate IV in Workplace Assessment and Training

Garuda Method Foundation Training

Garuda Method Level 1 Apparatus Training

Pilates for Pre and Post Partum Women 

Carolyn Anthony from The Center for Womens’ Health, USA

Pelvic Floor and Pilates

Carolyn Anthony from Center for Womens’ Health, USA


Anita is a director of Lifestyle Pilates and Rehabilitation Studio Pty Ltd, is an ESSA Exercise Physiologist and Level 4 Pilates Practitioner (APMA) where her main task is exercise prescription for musculoskeletal rehabilitation using the Pilates Method. 

Anita has previously lectured part-time with NSW TAFE Health and Recreation Department where she lectured in TVET Cert II and III in Fitness and the Diploma in Fitness. 

Anita’s goal as an allied health professional is to educate clients on the correct movement patterns to avoid injuries and to manage their existing injuries to have the best quality of life possible. Also to educate other health professionals on how to do the same.


Mark Goswell

Bach. Social Science (Human Movement) 

Grad. Dip. Ed. (PDHPE)

Diploma of Contemporary Pilates and Teaching Methodology

Certificate IV in Workplace and Assessment and Training

Pilates Rehabilitation Studio Course

Polestar International 

Garuda Method Foundation Training

Garuda Method Level 1 Apparatus Training

Critical Reasoning – Part 1 and Part 2: Assessment of movement analysis to facilitate rehabilitation 

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Patients with Chronic Pain

As the Director of ProActive Rehabilitation and Health Pty Ltd, an ESSA Exercise Physiologist and practicing as a Pilates Rehabilitation Specialist, Marks work involves exercise prescription for musculoskeletal rehabilitation of injured and special needs clients, including clients from a broad range of backgrounds including; Workers Compensation, CTP claims, DVA, Medicare, Private Health, NDIA, Diabetes, disabilities, stroke and brain injuries.

Mark has extensive experience in allied health education, lecturing in Fitness, Rehabilitation and Pilates as well as providing supervision for 3rd and 4th year Exercise Science and Physiology students and is currently writing a Lumbar Spine Rehabilitation course explaining the methodology for appropriate rehabilitation guidelines for Exercise Physiologists

Mark’s goal as an allied health professional is to educate clients on the effective management of their current pain and to improve their quality of life through efficient movement patterns and a re-education of movement. His goal for the future is to educate other practitioners on how to utilize these principles for effective treatment.


Brad Leon

Diploma in Pilates Instruction

Pilates Rehabilitation

Performing Arts Associate Diploma

Dance Diploma

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Massage Therapist – Australian (certified)

Gyrotonic training (foundation)


Brads has an extensive experience in Dance Movement, Massage Therapy, Pilates Movement Therapy and an Educator / Lecturer for post graduate course in Pilates training – at the University Technology of Sydney, Pilates Rehabilitation and the training and assessment of the Diploma of contemporary Pilates and Teaching Methodology.


Natalie Murray

Graduate Certificate in Pilates Method – U.T.S Sydney

Diploma of Sports Injuries – Australasian College of Natural Therapies

Cert IV Pilates Method – Pilates International Training Centre

TAA40104 Cert IV in Training and Assessing


Natalie is the owner of ‘My Pilates. Her role as the principal Pilates instructor involves the assessment of clients; design and implementation of programs; working with clients who have been injured in the workplace; working with athletes; conducting private, semi private and small group Pilates classes; inducting new instructors, liaising with allied health practitioners, management of Pilates studio, teaching and assessing students for the APMA and training and assessing students undertaking integrated 52625WA Diploma of Contemporary Pilates and Teaching Methodology.

Course schedule

Venue / Location


Special Information required

Tensegrity Studio

Coffs Harbour, NSW

Sunshine Coast, Qld

Mackay, Qld

Hobart, Tas

Richmond, VIC

Richmond – 19 May 2017

Sunshine Coast - 12 August 2017

Richmond – 13 October 2017

Sunshine Coast - 17 October 2017

Tracey Nicholson

0400 600 360


My Pilates

Drummoyne, NSW

15 July 2017

Natalie Murray

0410 491 673

Lifestyle Pilates

Newcastle, NSW


Anita Goswell

(02) 4952 6330

Bodiline Pilates

Port Macquarie, NSW


Caz Howard

(02) 6584 5099

Pilates Excellence in Training

Neutral Bay, NSW

Please contact the provider to find out when the next course starts

Larissa Kelloway

0412 564 104 



The cost of this course is the same for all participants. 

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Additional Information

As qualified Exercise Science graduates, ESSA members are exempt from certain components of the course, due to an existing qualification in Exercise Science.  Exemptions apply to aspects of anatomy and physiology and client assessment.

Contact details

For more information or to enrol in the course, please contact the provider below.

Tracey Nicholson
Ph: 0400 600 360