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 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




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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.