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We provide instructor training in the System of Smart Movement® exercise modality for teacher training and continuing education. Smart Movement® is simply moving the body with focus, precision and strength, to balance out the muscle groups in our bodies while engaging the mind.


As you may know we have certified hundreds of Pilates instructors since 2007 in Singapore and our graduates are employed throughout Asia including The Philippines - many have gone on to set up their own studios and a few have even gone on to be Master Trainers around Asia!

Options Studio is the biggest and best Pilates training center in Asia with the most courses and workshops in Manila as well as throughout Asia. We also run many interesting and useful courses related to Pilates for instructors to stay up to date with the latest developments in the industry.

We Are Also Offering CORE REFORM™, CORE SUSPEND™ and more.

You don't have to be a Pilates Instructor to take these courses, email us or visit the studios for more details.

You may also visit our website at for more details.

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Smart Movement, founded in 2006 by Monica Hoekstra in Charlotte, North Carolinais is an exercise that is efficient, not wasteful. It is constructive, not destructive. It is informed, purposeful, precise, artful and well balanced! Core Barre, Core Suspend and Core Reform make up the tripod of the systems of Smart Movement. 


We provide instructor training in innovative cross-disciplinary exercise modalities that emphasize the beauty and the Art of Smart Movement. We offer intelligent and exciting programming choices for small group settings as well as private instruction.

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