about teacher training
The Pilates Haus is a teacher Certification Center for the United States Pilates Association, LLC (U.S.P.A.).
Brett Howard, a Director of the Pilates Haus, is the Director of Education and the Senior Teacher of Teachers of the U.S.P.A.
Tetsuo Yoshida, a Director of the Pilates Haus, is a Teacher of Teacher for the U.S.P.A.
The program requires 675 hours of extensive apprenticeship, training and teaching. There are three intensive seminars, and a completion of a Practical and Written tests are required at 200 hours (for the Basic level), 400 hours (for the Intermediate level) and 600 hours (for the Advanced Level). Seminars are given throughout the program by highly trained Teacher of Teachers. Only the Classical Pilates method is taught by the program. This method is taught in the same manner, sequence and style that was designed by Joseph Pilates. Continuing Education Seminars are required once certified.
Apprentices who come out of the program are among the most well trained Pilates Instructors in the world. Their Certification is recognized by everyone in the Pilates community
Please see the U.S.P.A. website for detailed information, and feel free to contact the Pilates Haus at 201-963-0436 if you have any questions.