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The Pilates Standard Apparatus training is the most comprehensive program available in the U.S. today.


First Timer, Intro, Ideal and Challenge levels


Apprentices participate in six intensive weekends:

1. First Timer

2. Intro Level

3. Ideal Level pt.1

4. Ideal Level pt. 2

5. Ideal Level pt. 3 (Anatomy and Orthopedic Foundation)

6. Challenge Level


  • You must complete 450-600 hours in an affiliated studio of The Pilates Standard

  • The Pilates Standard reserves the right to decide number of observation hours required by each student

  • Apprentices must attend at least one Pilates session and teach as least one beginner lesson each week

  • After the first weekend apprentices begin observation hours. 

  •  The duration of the course is typically 6-9 months. (If the time frame needs to be extended, additional cost may be required.)

  • You will receive your Pilates Standard Comprehensive Certification after successfully completing your 100 hr, 300 hr, 400 hr and 600 hr final exam. One final exam and one retest is included in the program fee. If you require a 3rd test, there will be an additional fee


  • a minimum of 10 sessions on the Pilates mat taken in an affiliate studio of the Pilates standard or other approved studio

  • a minimum of 15 sessions on the Pilates apparatus


  • Early Bird Discount $5550 (Register by December 29th)

  • Full comprehensive cost $6050

  • Bridge program cost $4705 (already certified teachers)


Payment plans available.

NEW Comprehensive Teacher Training Starting January 2024 with Grasshopper Pilates

Weekend One: January 19-21, 2024, with Anna - NeXa Studios

Weekend Two: February 9-11, 2024, with Gina - Grasshopper Pilates

Weekend Three: March 22-24, 2024, with Anna - NeXa Studios

Weekend Four: April 26-28, 2024, with Anna - NeXa Studios

Weekend Five: May 31-June 2, 2024, with Gina - Grasshopper Pilates

Weekend Six: July 12-14, 2024, with Gina - Grasshopper Pilates


Friday: 1-7pm

Saturday: 9am-5pm

Sunday: 9am-3pm

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