Pilates Lead Instructor
Houston, TX

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Houston, TX 77062
United States

Exercise / Fitness
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Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
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Work Schedule
No Travel
Job Description

Position Title: Lead Pilates Instructor

Position Reports to: Studio Owners

Status: Hourly + Bonus + Commission

PURPOSE: The purpose of the Pilates Instructor is to provide safe, effective group Pilates instruction in accordance with all Club Pilates guidelines and expectations. The Lead Pilates Instructor is an exemplary model of this and ensures that all instructional staff within the studio abide by brand standards.


• Maintain open availability for a minimum of 15 hours (4 shifts) per week

• Participation in monthly Lead Instructor conference calls and subsequent training of staff in regards to topics covered on these calls

• Manage studio schedule and ensure class types, times, levels and instructor schedules are ideal to maximize occupancy and client satisfaction

• Teach at least 2 demo classes per week

• Manage sub requests and adjust schedule accordingly

• Ensure that all images posted on social media sites reflect proper form and safety standards and are in alignment with Club Pilates standards

• Regularly inspect equipment for damage or wear and make recommendations to management about updates

• Stay up to date with and implement Club Pilates education standards at all times

• Track and review the other instructors for proficiency and performance on a monthly basis

• Provided needed mentorship to instructors to ensure their teaching is up to Club Pilates standards as of 8/2017

• Provide Private Training Assessments as scheduled

• Plan and provide quarterly client workshops

• Plan and execute quarterly instructor workshops based on client feedback within the studio

• Reach out to local fitness retailers and offer to teach in-store to promote the studio

• Provide Pilates instruction, including demo classes, group apparatus classes, private and semi-private training as scheduled by management and pursuant to Club Pilates standards

• Must be skilled at proper and safe use of a variety of equipment during each class, including, but not limited to, hand weights, Exo-Chair, Reformer, Springboard, TRX, Magic Circle and other equipment as needed to ensure a safe yet creative group experience

• Visually inspect the equipment prior to the beginning of class to ensure equipment is in good working order and safe to use

• Responsible for studio tidiness and returning equipment to standards set by management

• Must arrive at a set time prior to the beginning of each scheduled class or private/semi-private session

• Participate in networking/community/client appreciation events as needed and studio promotions to generate new business

• Maintain honesty and integrity

Work Environment:

• While performing the duties of this position, the employee is not exposed to any adverse or inclement conditions

Job Requirements
• 450 hour comprehensive Pilates education (Minimum education to include; Mat, Reformer, Chair, Springboard)
• Deep understanding and alignment with the Club Pilates methods
• Up to date CPR training or willingness to obtain
• Demonstrate anatomical knowledge and focus on safety
• Pleasant demeanor and excellent customer service skills
• Experience teaching 6 or more participants in an apparatus based group class
• Demonstrated group reformer instruction abilities
• Professional and effective communication skills
• Proven public speaking skills
• Proven Sales Abilities
• In-depth understanding of the benefits of Pilates and what sets Club Pilates apart from other Pilates studios
• Willingness to evolve with new developments in the fitness industry, specifically Pilates
• Comfortable adding TRX, Barre, and Trigger Point modalities to teaching repertoire
• Team player and proven leader
• Passion for learning and willingness to attend continued education trainings and seminars
• Punctual and Reliable
• Ability to implement and streamline new procedures in a diverse environment
• Ability to recognize areas of improvement and proactively communicate with management
• Consistently uses excellent judgment
• Ability to work harmoniously with the public, management and instructors
• Professional and neat
• Trustworthy and maintains confidentiality
• Strong problem-solver
• Proficient in ClubReady software for basic use (or ability to become proficient)

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Must be able to stoop, kneel, bend, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, work with fingers, grasp, feel, talk, hear, and
perform repetitive motions.
• Must be able to lift 20 lbs. and be able to move/push equipment as needed
• Visual acuity required
• Prolonged standing
• Must be able to speak and hear well enough to communicate well with others both one-on-one and in front of groups
• Ability to think and process information quickly, clearly and accurately
• Strong reasoning ability; able to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, written or oral instructions;
able to deal calmly and logically with problems and people, even under pressure.

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