The Pilates Foundation was founded in 1996 and is the UK's first Pilates Teachers' Association. We aim to establish and maintain quality and excellence in Pilates practice and teaching.

We welcome all who share a passion for Pilates to join our organisation.

We promote the original works of Joseph and Clara Pilates, including honouring the original repertoire and principles, yet bring current knowledge and research to the teaching of the Pilates Method.

People are saying

David Tatton, Osteopath, West London Osteopaths

At West London Osteopaths we have been referring patients to Pilates Foundation teachers for over thirty years. With the benefits our patients received from Pilates we started our own Pilates studio offering small mat-work classes and subsequently introducing...

Francesca, Studio Pilates client, London

Pilates is a wonderful form of exercise for anyone of any age. I started in my fifties. Then I was developing a dowager's hump as as a result of life-long asthma. Today, aged 72, though still short of...

The Pilates Foundation is led by a volunteer Board made up of the PF teaching community. They represent and report to the membership in the running of the organisation and make democratic decisions regarding the issues that adhere to the mission of the Pilates Foundation while moving the organisation forward into a changing world of Pilates.

There are several other integral roles & people that work alongside the Board to run the organisation and help it grow.