Pilates Teacher Training

Important Dates


Seminar Date Location
Seminário de Sistema Básico  22-25 Fevereiro, 2024 BRASIL
Mat Certification  April. 06-07, 2024 USA
Intermediate Systems Seminar  April 26-28, 2024  USA
Beginner Systems Seminar May. 17-19, 2024 USA
Seminário de Sistema Intermediário 12-15 Junho, 2024 BRASIL
Advanced Systems Seminar  Sept. 27-29, 2024 USA
Intermediate Systems Seminar Oct. 18-20, 2024 USA
Seminário de Sistemas Avançado 31 Outubro e 01-03 Novembro, 2024 BRASIL


At Authentic Pilates Learning Center LLC, we take education very seriously. Our teacher trainers have almost 50 years of collective experience, we have a large, fully equipped studio, a superior dedication to our program, and hundreds of satisfied clients who will attest to the fact that our knowledge and caring has contributed to their improved physical condition.

Our name, Authentic Pilates Learning Center LLC, describes who we are and what we offer. For us, “authentic” means we have been trained by Joseph Pilates’s first protégé, Romana Kryzanowska. The work we pass on to our students comes directly from this original work without exception.

All applicants must complete a minimum of 35 hours of private lessons with one of our instructors prior to being accepted into the program. However, this requirement may differ at the discretion of the teacher trainer.

To begin the program, students must demonstrate proficiency at the intermediate level, and be able to apply the principles of Pilates. An assessment by a teacher trainer is required for admission.

Documentation from a physician is required attesting to the student’s ability to pursue a physically rigorous program.

STEP 1: Complete application

Fill out the application form so that we can learn more about you and your Pilates career goals.



STEP 2: Submit Resume

You can submit your resume with the application form or email it to us at [email protected]



STEP 3: Schedule assessment

Schedule a private session assessment with a teacher trainer at Authentic Pilates Learning Center.


Lineage is crucial in Pilates training and certification because it strictly adheres to the founding father’s teachings, which produced remarkable results. It is important to emphasize here that, as stated above, the Senior Master Teacher Trainer and Master Teacher Trainer at Authentic Pilates Learning Center LLC were trained by Romana Kryzanowska, Joseph Pilates’s first protégé. This makes Romana Kryzanowska a FIRST GENERATION instructor to Joseph Pilates. Our teacher trainers are SECOND GENERATION instructors to Joseph Pilates. Therefore, the students we certify at Authentic Pilates Learning Center LLC will be THIRD GENERATION to Joseph Pilates.

Authentic Pilates Learning Center is the primary center for the APLC Teacher Training Program, offering a variety of teacher certification programs and workshops in Mahwah, NJ.

We are a state-of-the-art 2,000 square foot Pilates studio, fully equipped with Gratz and Basil equipment, including multiple reformers, Cadillacs, high chairs, wunda chairs, towers, small chairs, pedi-poles, and auxiliary equipment. We employ nine certified classical Pilates instructors and we are open seven days a week, except for major holidays.

Comprehensive Teacher Training Program (600 hours)

One-Time Payment: $6,000

$500 deposit due at the completion of the application
$5,500 due three weeks prior to the Basic Seminar

Two-Part Payment Plan: $7,000*

$500 deposit due at the completion of the application
$3,500 due three weeks prior to the Basic Seminar
$3,000 due three weeks prior to the Intermediate Seminar (or six months after Basic Seminar, whichever comes first)

Three-Part Payment Plan: $8,000*

$500 deposit due at the completion of the application
$2,500 due three weeks prior to the Basic Seminar
$2,500 due three weeks prior to the Intermediate Seminar (or six months after Basic Seminar)
$2,500 due three weeks prior to the Advanced Seminar (or six months after Intermediate Seminar)

Bridge Program Available

Teachers with experience and a classical Pilates certification.


NOTE: The Teacher Training Instruction Manual (Copyright 2018) is broken down into three separate levels (Basic, Intermediate        and Advanced) and will be handed out prior to each seminar.

*All payment plans above are based on a 12-month training program schedule. In the case that an applicant takes longer than 12  months to complete the program, the payment plan given at the time of the start of the program based on a 12-month plan is to    follow. 


Other Fees

Private Pilates sessions are a requirement while in the program. The breakdown is as followed:

Minimum of 50 hours of private training sessions with teacher trainers
Minimum of 50 hours of semi-private or trio-private sessions
Unlimited mat Pilates classes at no charge
All sessions above are at a discounted apprentice rate until the completion of the program.


Included in Tuition

Prerequisite interview and practical assessment ($100 value)
Mat Pilates classes
Monthly mini-workshops –12 per year ($125 value per workshop, $1500 total value per year)
10% discount on all workshops hosted at APLC
Required Anatomy Workshop ($250 value)
Not Included in Tuition


Private lessons (discounted fees for apprentices, as per the cost listed on the APLC rate card)

Test fees:
200-hour Test $90*
400-hour Test $115*
600-hour Test $140*

* In the case an apprentice fails a test, a retake fee of $50 will be charged.

Application Process


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