Join the PMA and take your place in a global community of Pilates practitioners, teachers, and students who share your passion for Pilates.

The Pilates Method Alliance is the world's largest professional association for Pilates teachers. By joining the association, you become part of a growing community of teachers that are committed to the development of the Pilates field. Membership is for those who have a far-reaching vision of what is possible when professionals actively work together to shape the future of their industry.

Types of Membership

Student Membership


Individual Membership


PMA-CPT Membership

Student Membership is an introductory membership for those currently training to be a Pilates teacher and not yet earning an income from teaching Pilates.


PMA Individual Membership is open to anyone who wishes to support the goals of the organization. 


PMA Certified Membership is for Pilates teachers who have passed the PMA Pilates Certification Exam.








PMA Member Benefits

Membership Benefits

Student Membership

Individual Membership

PMA-CPT Membership

Discounted Liability Insurance X X X
Pilates Anytime 30-Day Free Trial X X X
Pilates Anytime 20% Workshop Discount X X X
20% off KDW Apparel X X X
15% off to become an Evidence for Exercise Registered Provider X X X
20% off Reforming Human Movement Book X X X
25% off on print or online subscription to Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies X X X
20% off WAGs X X X
20% off KnotOut Rollers X X X
42% off Pilates Style Magazine X X X
10% off Pilates Designs by Basil Equipment X X X
Square - Free processing on first $1000 in sales X X X
15% off MINDBODY monthly software hosting for new clients and 15% off software package upgrades for current MINDBODY clients X X X
45 Day Free Trial and 15% off Fitli service X X X
20% off on Weebly X X X
30 Day Free Trial and 33% off on Artichoke X X X
25% off Constant Contact Email Marketing Tool X X X
30% off all ToeSox products X X X
20% off  Human Kinetics Bookstore X X X
15% off PMA Certification Exam fee X X X
Member Benefits Updates Monthly Newsletter X X X
The Hundred! Quarterly Newsletter X X X
$100 off PMA Conference Registration   X X
Voting Privileges & eligibility to hold elected offices   X X
20% off PMA CEC Provider fees     X


PMA programs and initiatives you help support as a member:

All PMA programs and initiatives are supported by its sponsors and members. PMA members validate the association, and the association validates the profession. Members are key to the association’s success.

Current PMA Programs include:

  • Teacher Training Summits
  • Heroes in Motion
  • Pilates 4 Youth
  • Pilates Research
  • Pilates Day
  • Pilates is Health
  • PMA Annual Meeting
  • Registry of Schools
  • Pilates School Approval Program
  • Fostering Future Professionals Program

Through their collaborative efforts, members allow the PMA to fulfill its mission; through participation, members expand the mission’s expression within the field, within the larger fitness paradigm, and to the general public.  

Membership in a professional association is a decision that reflects an individual's commitment to their industry. It is for those who have a far-reaching vision of what is possible when professionals come together with intention for the greater good of their industry. Those who choose to take this step can take pride in the fact that they represent the supporters of everything a developed association is capable of providing.

Questions about PMA Membership?

Send us an email at or give us a call at 1-866-573-4945 ext 206.

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