How do I complete practice hours?

We’ll make self-practice easy!

  • Complete your 50 hours of self-practice by taking Pilates classes using your complimentary NYP WORLD subscription

Teaching Practice will be fun! You’ll break it up by teaching:

  • 25 hours to your peers in the Online Training Program and
  • 25 hours of teaching IRL or via Zoom classes for all your family and friends!

How does Testing Out work?

  • Students are eligible for test out after completing all workshops and 200 hours of their training
  • Test outs are hosted by NYP every other month – you can opt in whenever you’re ready (within 1 year of beginning your training)
  • There is no additional fee to test out but study hard! There is a $250 re-test fee (with a maximum of 2 re-tests per student)
  • Your certification test has three parts: 1. Written anatomy 2. Written Mat Pilates 3. Practical (teaching)

What's the schedule for Online Mat Pilates Instructor Training?

The NYP Online Mat Instructor Training program breakdown:

  • Workshops begin: October 04, 2021
  • LIVE workshop days/times: Monday and Wednesdays, 1:00-3:00 PM EST 
  • Workshops will be recorded and will be added to our instructor training site 24 hours after the live airing. 

What's the schedule for Online Reformer Training Instructor Training?

The NYP Online Mat Instructor Training program breakdown:

  • Workshops begin: September 28, 2021
  • LIVE workshop days/times: Tuesday and Thursdays, 1:00-3:00 PM EST 
  • Workshops will be recorded and will be added to our instructor training site 24 hours after the live airing. 

Who is leading and instructing the workshops?

Our instructor training was developed by Heather, NYP Founder, and 15 year Pilates veteran, in collaboration with our network of Pilates Experts to be the most comprehensive Pilates training program to date. In this program, you’ll dive deep into anatomy, biomechanics, Pilates method & choreography, teaching skills. Become a part of the NYP community with access to continuing education and access to our network even after you’re a certified Pilates pro. Check out the full syllabus here.

What is the Instructor Training application process like?

The NYP 200-hour mat program is open to students at any level and has no prerequisites besides a love for Pilates. Join us if you’re looking to learn about Pilates for the first time or if you are hoping to deepen your practice and passion for Pilates as a current leader in the field!

What is the attendance policy for the Instructor Training Programs?

Attendance is a must at all workshops! Whether you watch them live or watch them later, you must complete all workshops in order to receive your certificate.

Of course, life happens and in the case of additional extenuating circumstances, please contact our student services team and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Can I teach at NYP after I graduate?

Once you have completed your NYP Reformer Instructor Training, all trainees are secured an opportunity to audition for NYP after graduation.

Get advance acceptance to the Reformer program by completing your Mat + Anatomy certification with NYP 🙏

Are the NYP IT programs PMA certified or CECs?

NYP does not support the PMA. We firmly stand by the viewpoint that once you are certified, you are certified. We encourage you to continue to deepen your education but you will not lose your certification if you choose not to continue education and accumulations of credits within the specific timeframes outlined by the PMA.

The New York Pilates Training Program is the #1 most widely recognized Pilates school in the world.

Our program is certified by New York Pilates and upon successful completion, students will receive a digital certification of their achievement which is recognized by Pilates studios and employers worldwide. Instructor Training & Mentorship Alumni have gone on to work for the following organizations:

  • New York Pilates
  • Equinox
  • Obé
  • Many other reputable organizations around the world 🌎

What are the perks of the Mat and Reformer Pilates Instructor Training Program? Do I receive free Pilates?

All students receive Pilates perks including:

  • 3-month complimentary access to NYP WORLD
  • One-on-one coaching and mentorship from New York Pilates Founder and Master Instructor, Heather Andersen
  • Access to NYP’s community of thousands of Pilates professionals 
  • 20% off the NYP SHOP during your training
  • Exclusive offers from some of our favorite online brands such as Sakara, Better Booch, and more!

How does program payment work?

The Online Mat Instructor Training Program is $2,800 USD.

The Online Reformer Instructor Training Program is $2,800 USD.

Full payment is due upon enrollment and can be paid upfront or financing is available through Affirm. Enroll now to apply!

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