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Pilates Institue of Fort Lauderdale - Instructor Training

The Pilates Institute of Fort Lauderdale is a teacher Certification Center for the New York Pilates Studio Teacher Certification Program which is the oldest (started in 1992) and most comprehensive program in the world. The Certification Program is based on a training manual designed by the New York Pilates Studio Teacher Certification Program with the assistance of Master Instructor Romana Kryzanowska, who was taught by Joseph Pilates and taught with Pilates until his death. This training manual is copyrighted and can only be used by the New York Pilates Studio Teacher Certification Program. This Certification Program is now provided exclusively throughout the Unites States by the United States Pilates Association, LLC (U.S.P.A.) ®

The program requires more than 700 hours of extensive apprenticeship, training and teaching. Written and oral tests are required as well as continuing education. Seminars are given throughout the program by highly trained Teacher of Teachers. ONLY AUTHENTIC PILATES™ is taught in the same manner, sequence and style as designed by Joseph Pilates. Continuing Education Seminars as well as Archival Seminars (containing some exclusive footage of Joseph Pilates himself) will be offered by the U.S.P.A ®.

Apprentices can proceed at their own pace with some completing the program in less than six months. Apprentices who come out of the program are among the most well trained Pilates Instructors in the world who's Certification will be recognized by everyone in the Pilates community

The U.S.P.A. also offers its unique "BRIDGING PROGRAM" which provides an opportunity for Pilates Instructors certified in other methodolgis to become certified in Authentic Pilates TM, the purest form of classical Pilates, handed down from Joeseph Pilates to Romona Kryzanowska to Second Generation Teachers such as David Freeman. See web site for further details.

Call the Pilates Institute of Fort Lauderdale for further information and an application.