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Become a fully certified Pilates Instructor with our 600+ hour program.








FALL 2018

Mat Certification Program

January 13 – February 24 2018

Our hands on training program is loaded with comprehensive knowledge and instruction developed by NYP founder and fitness expert Heather Andersen, with NYP Programming Manager Jen Ares-Cruz, and NYP Instructor Britni Lariviere. 


Hands-on Training


Immersive Workshops


Pilates Experts

Workshop Schedule

Core Anatomy

Jan 13-14

Deep dive into human anatomy centered around safe movement patterns.

Essential Exercises

Jan 20-21

Gain an understanding of the different Pilates philosophies and the core exercises of the practice.


Feb 3-4

Learn how individual exercises come together to create fluid, challenging and safe mat programming.

Test Out

Feb 23-24

Written and practical test evaluating
Pilates Instruction proficiency.

Applications for the Mat Pilates Instructor Training have closed! If you’re interested in applying to the program’s next cycle, please reach out to

Equipment Certification Program

March – August 2018

Get off the mat and into instructing reformer classes! Successfully complete the NYP Mat Training and advance to NYP Equipment Certification.


Comprehensive weekend trainings covering reformer, cadillac, chair and auxiliary equipment choreography. Each workshop provides intensive training on techniques, modifications, and choreography to create challenging and safe programming.

Workshop Schedule


Weekends 1-3

(Beginner – Advanced)

Learn the ins and outs of this popular

machine, adding resistance, tension,

and instability into your programming.


Weekends 4-6

(Beginner – Advanced)

Learn all of the elements of this

classic Pilates equipment and the

limitless range of exercises possible.

Chair + Auxiliary

Weekends 7-8

(Beginner – Advanced)

Learn ways to challenge balance

and coordination using chairs and


Special Populations

Weekend 9

Learn techniques assess movement and posture,

and design programming to address specific

needs related to movement dysfunction and medical conditions.

Test Out

Written and practical test evaluating

Pilates Equipment Instruction proficiency.

Course 3


Fall 2018

The New York Pilates Mentorship program is highly selective. Chosen candidates are paired one on one with an experienced Pilates professional and closely mentored to develop the individuals’ in-class and private instruction skills.

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