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The PAI founders, Katherine and Kimberly Corp are continuing education providers for The American Council on Exercise (ACE), The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), and the National Pilates Certification Program (NPCP). 

All PAI courses and continuing education workshops are eligible for continuing education credits from these organizations.PAI follows the strict guidelines of the NPCP (formerly PMA*). 

*The PMA exam is the only third party Pilates instructor certification administered by a non-profit currently available in the Pilates field. It is also the only Pilates certification exam that is NCCA (National Commission for Certifying Agencies- USA) accredited. The NPCP Pilates instructor certification exam can be taken online or in person at a scheduled testing event and is valid for two years.

Any candidate who does the PAI Comprehensive program with RedMat Satellite Centre would be eligible to sit for the flagship NATPCP exam.

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Pilates Instructor Courses & Workshops

Do you want to be an Internationally recognized Pilates instructor?

RedMat Pilates offers a comprehensive range of Pilates courses and certifications from Pilates Academy International, a globally recognized Pilates education provider headquartered in New York. Our courses include Matwork , Reformer, Full Studio (All Populations Cadillac, Chair and Barrels) and Anatomy, Biomechanics & Posture Analysis (ABP). In addition, we offer a range of workshops and courses for continuing education.


The Pilates Academy International (PAI) has been offering it’s globally recognized Pilates courses since 2006. PAI has Satellite Centres in the US, Canada, UK, the Middle-East (Dubai), Japan, Turkey, Singapore, South Korea, Malta, Indonesia, and several other countries across the world. RedMat Pilates is now the exclusive Satellite Centre for India & Indian Subcontinent - Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Nepal. Its founder Taru Chaddha would be the master instructor for PAI Pilates programs which RedMat would now be running at its studios in Gurgaon, Delhi-NCR.

Over the years, PAI graduates have come to be known for their depth of knowledge and practical skills by studios.

The Pilates Academy International in its curriculum adheres to the guidelines and standards of both domestic and international regulatory organizations to provide high-quality, comprehensive Pilates education. All courses teach students to modify for common postural, and biomechanical issues so that they are prepared to teach clients of all ages and fitness levels

Which course do I take first?

To obtain certification in Pilates Academy International, it is necessary to begin with the 3 day Anatomy Course, also known as Anatomy Biomechanics and Posture Analysis (ABP). This 15 hour is typically offered over Friday - Sunday and is required for all first-time participants in PAI courses including being a pre requisite course for doing our APM & APR series. Speak to our team for course waiver in case your undergraduate qualification is in Physiotherapy.

During this workshop, you will review the structures that form the foundation of the human body, such as bones, muscles, and joints. This will help you to prepare for the All Populations Mat (APM), Reformer (APR), and CCB courses.

Once you have completed the ABP workshop, we recommend taking the All Populations Mat (APM) course, which is being offered in June 2024 or the All Populations Reformer (APR) course which is coming up in September 2024.

RedMat Work to Study Option

The RedMat Work Study option is our Apprenticeship Scheme for high-performing candidates where we offer a unique Work-To-Study option for women trainers. Click the link below to learn more about this opportunity

Detailed Course Descriptions

Click here to view detailed descriptions of the courses and workshops on offer

Certification & Exam Fees

The current cost of the program for 2024 calendar can either be found in the link below or can be shared over email . Please write to us on

To become certified, students must take the certification exam within one year of the last day of each course. If a student takes longer than a year, they must schedule a review hour with a certifying instructor to ensure they are on track with their studying and have not forgotten any information.


The certification exam for most All Populations Foundations & Intermediate courses consists of both a written and practical portion, while the exam for All Populations Advanced courses usually includes only a practical portion. To pass the written portion, a minimum score of 80% is required.

Our Upcoming Schedule

Our next course on offer is ABP (Anatomy, Bio Mechanics & Postural Analysis) + All Population Mat-1 (APM1) scheduled from 24th May-16th June at our Gurgaon Centre. This 55 hour course will be conducted over the weekends to suit working professionals. Candidates who have done our ABP program earlier can sign up just for APM-1 part of the course. 


The next APR-1 course is planned for Sept 2024 and the dates would be announced soon. If you are keen, you can sign up for our Comprehensive Instructor Plan right now and attend all 3 courses ( ABP, APM1 & APR1) between May and Sep 2024. Please write to us on to know more about the special bundled price for the Comprehensive plan.

All Pilates Academy International Courses are conducted at RedMat Studios in Gurgaon, Delhi Capital Region. If you're ready to sign up, please fill out the form at the bottom of the page or email us at

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