Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Updated: 13 October 2021

For all Studio Pilates courses we are following the protocols and guidelines from each state Government to ensure the safety of our students. This includes QR code check in, mask wearing, vaccination status and social distancing requirements. Please refer to your government guidelines for more information.

If your state requires to show proof of vaccination to attend the course, this will need to be shown at the beginning of the course. If you are unable to provide this then you will need to contact our Student Support Team and reschedule to a new date at your own cost.


COVID-19 Safety Protocols for Face to Face Training

In light of the recent coronavirus (COVID-19), your safety at Studio Pilates courses is our priority. At Studio Pilates International, we are regularly monitoring the Federal Government’s updates on the coronavirus and we are following the guidance of the Department of Health. While Studio Pilates International courses continue to operate as per normal, we have established a coronavirus management plan based on advice by the Australian Government’s Department of Health to ensure that you are able to safely attend the courses.

If you have a cold, cough, runny nose, temperature or sore throat

  • Unfortunately you will not be able to attend the face to face course. Studio Pilates International will offer a free course reschedule to a later course date with a doctor’s certificate, please note that the doctor’s certificate must state that you have cold and/or flu symptoms that would be contagious. Alternatively we are able to offer a free reschedule if a COVID test result (positive or negative) is provided with dates that correspond with your course. 
  • Please note that if you come to the course with any of the above symptoms, you may be asked to leave and reschedule your course. Studio Pilates International will offer a free course reschedule to a later course date with a doctor’s certificate, please note that the doctor’s certificate must state that you have cold and/or flu symptoms that would be contagious. Alternatively we are able to offer a free reschedule if a COVID test result (positive or negative) is provided with dates that correspond with your course. 

If you have travelled internationally (to any country) in the past 14 days  OR have been in close contact* someone who has travelled internationally in the past 14 days

  • Unfortunately you will not be able to attend the face to face course. Studio Pilates International will offer a free course reschedule when you send through proof of your travel.

*close contact is defined as being within 2 meters of the person for more than 15 minutes per day or touching items which may have been touched by the person

If you have been in contact with someone with a pending OR confirmed case of coronavirus in the past 14 days

  • Unfortunately you will not be able to attend the face to face course. Studio Pilates International will offer a free course reschedule to a later course date with a doctor’s certificate, please note that the doctor’s certificate must state that you have come in contact with a known case of coronavirus.

Equipment 

  • For matwork based courses, you will need to bring your own mat and towel to the course
  • For reformer courses, students will either have access to their own reformer or will share 1 reformer amongst 2. Students should bring their own towel to place on the reformers. If 2 students are sharing a reformer, the equipment will be thoroughly disinfected with alcohol wipes before each student’s use. Students should bring their own towel and gloves to the course
  • For ball, circle and band courses, each student will be required to bring their own Pilates circle, resistance bands and swiss ball (approximately 55cm in diameter)
  • For wunda chair courses, one wunda chair will be limited to 2 students and the equipment will be thoroughly disinfected with alcohol before each student’s use, students should bring their own towel and gloves to the course
  • For cadillac courses, students will share the cadillac and all parts of the equipment will be disinfected with alcohol before each student’s use, students should bring their own towel and gloves to the course
  • For Platinum courses, students will be required to purchase their own non-slip mat on the first day of the course to avoid sharing this equipment. Students will either have access to their own reformer or will share 1 reformer amongst 2. Students should bring their own towel to place on the reformers. If 2 students are sharing a reformer, the equipment will be thoroughly disinfected with alcohol wipes before each student’s use. Students should bring their own towel and gloves to the course

Distancing protocols

  • On face to face courses, students will be 1.5 metres apart
  • You will not be required to touch another student on the course

Other advice 

  • Bring your own hand sanitiser to the course
  • Wash your hands regularly with soap, scrubbing firmly for at least 20 seconds 
  • Feel free to bring gloves to the course (if it is your preference)
  • Fridges, microwaves and kettles will not be available for use at course venues. You may bring your lunch in a cooler bag and coffee/tea in a thermos. Alternatively you will be given time to go and purchase lunch, tea and coffee locally