About Us

and THE CLASSICAL PILATES USA™ TEACHER CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

U.S. Pilates ™, LLC, formerly the United States Pilates Association ® (U.S.P.A. ®), Is owned and operated by Brett Howard, David Freeman (founders of the U.S.P.A. ®) and Jennifer O'Mara, all Second-Generation Teachers. U.S. Pilates™ continues the 17 years of Classical Pilates Education started by the U.S.P.A. ® in 2005. During that time hundreds of instructors have been certified by the U.S.P.A. ® and U.S. Pilates ™ in Classical Pilates as taught by Joseph Pilates and Romana Kryzanowaska. U.S. Pilates ™ will continue this rich tradition by being the Gold Standard of Classical Pilates Education.

Graduates complete our program as skilled qualified teachers with a deep knowledge of the Work, a strong confidence in their abilities, and most important a strong sense of Spirit. Because of this, our graduates are highly sought after and we achieve an exceptionally successful hire-rate!

U.S.Pilates ™upholds the rich tradition of Pilates professional education by offering comprehensive Classical instructor training through THE CLASSICAL PILATES USA ™ TEACHER CERTIFICATION PROGRAM , based upon the oldest comprehensive certification program in the U.S. U.S.Pilates ™. is able to offer our participants the unique opportunity to learn directly from the industry's most experienced teachers who are Second Generation Pilates Instructors, trained and certified by Elder Romana Kryzanowska. and Third Generation Instructors trained and certified by Second Generation Teachers. U.S.Pilates ™ is owned and operated by Second Generation Instructors, ™ Brett Howard, David Freeman and Jen O”mara with a combined 60 years of Classical Pilates Experience.

Our apprentiship-style training is based entirely upon the original work of Joseph Pilates and Romana Kryzanowska Through observing, practicing, teaching and assisting, teachers-to-be master a deep understanding of the full Classical Pilates repertoire, develop strong teaching skills and learn a large variety of progressions and modifications that prepares them for working with a wide range of client needs. Our faculty of highly experienced Teacher Trainers, have over 100 years of Classical Pilates teaching and training. This esteemed faculty provides mentorship and guidance to participants throughout the program to ensure continued progression and optimum opportunity for learning. No other program can match the experience of our Classically trained instructors.

We aspire to offer a rewarding and positive journey of discovery that embodies the Classical Pilates mantra of Balancing Body, Mind and Spirit.

U.S. Pilates™ Bridge Program for THE CLASSICAL PILATES USA™ TEACHER CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

Our affordable and condensed Bridge Program allows teachers who are certified in a non Classical program, to access and become certified in the Classical Methodolgy.

For a detailed discussion of the Bridge Program click here and download an application (see Appendix A).

U.S. Pilates™ Continuing Education for THE CLASSICAL PILATES USA™ TEACHER CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

U.S. Pilates™ also offers a diverse Continuing Education program that develops a deeper knowledge of the Pilates method and an opportunity for ongoing professional learning within the community of teachers. U.S. Pilates™ only uses only highly experienced and Classically trained instructors for its Continuing Education Program most of whom are Second Generation Instructors.

See our schedule of upcoming Workshops and Seminars.

Why Choose U.S. Pilates™ for Your Pilates Certification:

Join this exclusive and renowned group of Classically trained pilates instructors.

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