Boasting over twenty-five years experience in the fitness industry, Pilates Institute has become an internationally recognised company, with offices in the UK, the USA, and Russia, with teachers working worldwide.
Pilates Institute prides itself as a centre for excellence in training, teacher training, and networking. The company is characterised by its namesake practice, Pilates Institute Method, its training programmes, and its up-to date outlook on fitness.
Founding directors: Michael King, Nuala Coombs, and Malcolm Muirhead are greatly respected within the industry. As company members they are actively involved in developing the national standards for training in the UK. They also received positive acclaim in 2002 when Oxford Cambridge dubbed the Fundamental Group Matwork course as the National Standard for technique.
While the founding directors were each originally trained in Joseph Pilates original method, their adaptation on the traditional form is ever evolving. The principles behind their practice remains true to the traditional form however, as current research is applied to the newer practice, the method continually improves.
The company's website is a valuable resource for trainers and practitioners worldwide, serving as a hub for a wealth of information. If you are looking for an instructor in your area, the instructor search engine will be beneficial to you.
The website also includes such features as employment opportunities, monthly newsletters, related e-books, an on-line shopping centre that offers everything from books, videos, equipment, and music, and even an equipment trading section. This innovative company has even begun to offer pre-designed, tailor made studio fittings via the Internet.