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PWD believes that information relating to all Pilates instructors, Pilates services, Pilates schools, Pilates certifications, and Pilates equipment should be made available to all users/members to make informed decisions for themselves. Each user/member is encouraged to thoroughly investigate all options and all individuals, businesses, schools, programs, services or treatments, and providers that may be most appropriate for them.

PWD, its employees, and its affiliates do not in any way endorse, certify, or recommend any individual, business, or organization or make representations with respect to the research, services, educational programs, medical treatments, or products. All listings are reviewed, though solely based upon the information provided by the instructor, school, or business. See Criteria for Individual and School Listings.

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Criteria for Individual and School Listings

If an individual or school is awarded PilatesWorldDirectory.com, Performing Arts Physical Therapy of Los Angeles, Inc., or The Pilates Studio of Los Angeles approval, it means that the individual or school meets certain standards of educational quality. An individual must be at least 18 years of age, attended a Pilates school, and completed a minimum number of hours of Pilates apprenticeship under the direction of a Certified Pilates Instructor; 450 hours for comprehensive programming (Mat, Reformer, Cadillac/Trapeze Table, Chairs, Barrels), 100 hours for Mat programs and 150 hours for Reformer programs, and have written proof of program certification/graduation. A Pilates school must have been established for a minimum of five years with an accessible website. It must be owned and operated by a Certified Pilates Instructor that meets our individual instructor qualifications as noted above. If an individual or school does not meet these requirements at any time, PilatesWorldDirectory.com may remove listings at its sole discretion without hesitation. PilatesWorldDirectory.com does not in any way endorse or recommend any individual, business, or organization or make representations with respect to the research, services, educational programs, medical treatments, or products.

PWD recognizes The Pilates Studio of Los Angeles instructor credentials based on level of training and experience.

  • Pilates Apprentice

    • Currently enrolled in Pilates Certification Program, completed minimum 10 hours private Pilates lessons, currently observing and practicing Pilates and assisting Certified Pilates Instructor

  • Pilates Instructor

    • Certification Program Completion

    • 200 apprentice hours teaching clients/students

  • Certified Pilates Instructor

    • Certification Program Completion / Awarded Certification

    • 450 apprentice hours teaching clients/students for Comprehensive Certification Pilates Program

    • 100/150 apprentice hours teaching client/students for Mat/ Reformer Certification 

  • Certified Pilates Master Instructor

    • 10 years teaching as a Certified Pilates Instructor

  • Certified Pilates Master Teacher Trainer

    • 10 years teaching clients

    • 10 years teaching apprentices

  • Senior Certified Pilates Master Teacher Trainer

    • 20 years teaching clients

    • 15 years teaching apprentices