About the Pilates Foundation

The Pilates Foundation was Pilates Foundationfounded in 1996 and is the UK’s first Pilates Teachers’ Association. The Foundation is dedicated to maintaining excellence in the practice and teaching of Pilates.

The Foundation promotes the original works of Joseph and Clara Pilates, including honouring the original repertoire and principles, yet brings current knowledge and research to the teaching of the Pilates Method.

Pilates Foundation Teachers undergo extensive training and are required to undertake and pass a rigorous examination process. Members of the Foundation are required to undertake continuous personal development to keep knowledge up to date, remain fresh and inspired in their teaching!