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Innovative Solutions for Pilates Teacher Training

Trust us.  We’ve been there.  And we know that teaching Pilates and running a Pilates-based fitness business is a challenging and rewarding career.  We understand the importance of choosing the right Pilates teacher training program. Whether you are looking to teach Pilates to clients or run your own Pilates teacher training business, there are many options available for Pilates instructor certification.  Cost and quality of the programs can vary greatly. We appreciate your trust and are committed to providing the highest quality, contemporary Pilates instructor education available.

Pilates Instructor Academy© is a private company offering online and in-studio Pilates teacher certifications, continuing education and business support.  PIA was founded in 2001 by two sisters who are veterans in the fitness industry.  Our coursework exceeds industry standards and is recognized for continuing education credits by the premiere organizations in the fitness industry, including the National Pilates Certification Program (NPCP - formerly the Pilates Method Alliance PMA), the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBMTB).

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Our exercise science-based approach to teaching the mind/body discipline of Pilates is offered in a modular style, allowing you to tailor a program that's customized to fit within your lifestyle,  economic framework and your business goals. Following our college-level curriculum, you will develop the critical thinking skills to not just perform both classical and contemporary Pilates exercises, but to design safe, effective and fun private sessions and classes for clients of all ages and fitness levels.  PIA™ offers a challenging and complete apprenticeship, ensuring that you not only understand the exercises on an academic level, but have the communication, interpersonal and organizational skills to successfully build a client-based Pilates business.

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