Pilates Teacher Association

Protecting the Public – Protecting the Method

The PTA was set up with the support of Pilates Professionals, Medical Professionals and Pilates enthusiasts worldwide. Our goal is to create a distinct skilled occupation “Comprehensive Pilates Teacher” with exacting standards of education,...

Posted on Sep 3, 2018

Contrology Trademark


The word Contrology is synonymous with Pilates and any attempt to own the word could result in many individuals and businesses being sued for use of the word. The PTA remains uncompromising in our vision to protect the method and protect the public...

Posted on Sep 3, 2018

Pilates Teacher Association

Our Founder Members – Join us and help shape the future of Pilates

The Pilates Teacher Association 'Founder Members' have all worked together over the past two years to raise awareness of our Association. There are many teachers around the word working hard in studios at home and in the high streets who wish to...

Posted on Nov 28, 2015

PTA Survey

Pilates Teacher Association Survey

The Pilates Teacher Association are a not for profit body based in the United Kingdom who are working towards recognition of the distinct profession "Pilates Teacher" with a new skilled occupation code. In creating an occupation that represents...

Posted on Jul 29, 2014

PTA Europe

Pilates Teacher Association joins forces with European colleagues

Working together Setting standards Pilates is one of the fastest growing fitness trends in the USA. We are now experiencing a similar development in Europe. However the term "pilates" is not...

Posted on Mar 26, 2014