Pilates Method Alliance (PMA)


Verification Partner
Overview Founded in 2001, the Pilates Method Alliance is the professional association and certifying agency for Pilates teachers. For the past decade, Pilates teachers from around the world have worked together to create a unified community, to share knowledge and information, and most importantly, to establish the practice of teaching Pilates as a profession. To that end, in 2005 the PMA launched the only third-party professional certification exam in the Pilates industry. We urge you to jo... more less
P.O. Box 370906
Miami, FL 33137-0906
Phone Number866-573-4945

Certification/Training Types

NCCA-Accredited Cert.
DescriptionThe PMA-Certified Pilates Teacher creates and implements safe and effective individualized programs for apparently healthy clients to improve health and fitness through exercise and physical activity. The goal of a PMA Certified Pilates Teacher is to impart the knowledge, skill and confidence for clients to exercise for a lifetime. By awarding the title of Certified Pilates Teacher, PMA is formally recognizing the Pilates teacher who has provided evidence that he or she meets accepted professional standards.
Course Material Price $0.00 Note: Available at the PMA Store on www.pilatesmethodalliance.org
Exam Price $295.00
Exam Delivery Method Proctored Online, Proctored In Person
Practical Exam RequiredYes
PrerequisiteA minimum 450-hour comprehensive Pilates teacher training program
Renewal Period2 years years
CECs/CEUs per renewal period0
Renewal Fee
Term Used for Continuing EducationContinuing Education Credit (CEC)
One Hour of Continuing Education Equals0 CEC