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


  • Full comprehensive cost $5265

  • Bridge program cost $3950


Payment plans available


  • Weekend 1 January 8th-10th 2021

  • Weekend 2January 29th-31st 2021

  • Weekend 3 February 26th-28th 2021

  • Weekend 4 April 9th-11th 2021

  • Weekend 5 April 30th-May 2nd 2021

  • Weekend 6 June 4th-6th 2021




Interested in becoming a Pilates Instructor?
  • Facebook
  • Instagram


NeXa Pilates and Fitness,

2273 Broadway, New York, NY, 10024, United States


*NeXa is an open boutique studio and often has multiple sessions going on at once.