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The most comprehensive Pilates education experience and educational resources available

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About Us

BASI Pilates UK is a leading Pilates education academy with a global reputation and reach, providing academic excellence, and renowned for innovation and dedication.

We work hard to develop an educated and highly trained team of graduates throughout the year, who can take the Pilates message to the masses. Throughout all of our workshop classes and training solutions, we preserve the classical repertoire and essence of the original Pilates philosophy, while we also supplement it with contemporary experience and scientific knowledge.

We always endeavor to grow in substance and not only in size, and will always remain true to art, knowledge and science.

BASI Programs
& Courses

BASI Pilates Courses are presented at over 100 locations in 25 countries across the world, and offers the following.

BASI Comprehensive Global Program
BASI Mat intensive Program
BASI Mat Program
Professional Bridging Program

Post Graduate Certificate Courses

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Hear from the real students!

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I would highly recommend this course to fellow Pilates teachers.  The standard of teaching from all the teachers I experienced is very high.  They are very dedicated and passionate.
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The instructors are incredibly skilled and passionate about what they do. They ensure that students get the most from each course and session.
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Truly exceptional training. BASI UK Faculty are extremely experienced, enouraging and supportive. There is a real community when you train with BASI.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Pilates right for you?

As the training is extensive and expensive, it is crucial that you are absolutely sure that this is a career path that you want to follow.  You have to be interested in exercise and very well connected with your body if you want to teach Pilates to others, and you have to be passionate about teaching or instructing.  Make a careful and informed decision, and do plenty of research and Pilates practice before choosing.  

Ensure that you feel comfortable with Pilates, and that you feel confident about teaching.  Certain experts recommend that you attend Pilates classes for a few months before you decide, as this is not just a career, but also a type of lifestyle.  Once you are certain that you want to become a Pilates instructor, you have to complete the course and fulfil all the theoretical and physical Pilates requirements before you can qualify.

What is the first step you should take if you want to
become a Pilates instructor?

The first step in becoming a Pilates instructor is to decide what type of instruction you would like to do. Once you have made that decision, you should find a suitable Pilates teaching academy that offers all the recognized courses you need to qualify.

How long does it typically take to qualify as a
Pilates instructor?

It usually takes around 500 hours to qualify as a Pilates instructor, and this typically spans about 24 months.

What types of certifications are available for Pilates

There are a variety of certifications available for aspiring Pilates instructors. Mat certification, for example, only allows you to teach mat work. However, a wider overall qualification enables you to teach both Pilates on the mat and using the relevant equipment.

Still have questions?

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