Why choose BASI Pilates?

BASI® Pilates is a leading Pilates education academy with a reputation for innovation, dedication, and academic excellence.

BASI® stands for Body Arts and Science International, which is both the name of the academy’s holding company and an affirmation of its approach to Pilates studies. The mission of BASI® Pilates is to create and maintain professional standards for the teaching of the Pilates Method and to preserve and perpetuate the gift of Pilates by educating teachers of the highest calibre.

The BASI® Pilates Mission

  • BASI® Pilates upholds and perpetuates the work of Joseph and Clara Pilates by educating teachers of the highest calibre.
  • BASI® Pilates preserves the classical repertoire and the essence of Joseph Pilates’ philosophy while supplementing it with the contemporary experience and scientific knowledge.
  • BASI® Pilates endeavours to grow in substance, and will always strive to be true to art, science, and knowledge; and to the intentions of Joseph and Clara Pilates.
  • Well-being is our ultimate goal. In pursuit of this goal, every level of the human condition will be addressed to better each individual as well as the world we live in.

Today, the BASI® Pilates network extends to over 30 countries and encompasses thousands of graduates. Teacher training courses are on the go constantly, in over 100 locations around the world.

Want to be a BASI® Pilates Instructor?

With a reputation for academic excellence, innovation, and exceptional value BASI® Pilates offers the highest calibre, most comprehensive Pilates Teacher Training Programs available. Our faculty and hosts are unsurpassed as teachers and mentors, and our administrative staff is fully dedicated to the support and welfare of our students.

At Cairns Pilates Barre we offer Mat Pilates & Global Comprehensive Courses. These are highly respected college-level Pilates teacher training programs that prepare students to teach Pilates professionally, and to take the PMA Pilates certification exam.

BASI® Pilates courses, unlike some other training programs, do not separate equipment training into different courses or modules. Our students learn on all the Pilates equipment!

International BASI® Partners

BASI® is proud to be an international company with its education being offered in over 30 countries. All 30 countries share a symbiotic relationship with BASI® Pilates Headquarters while organising their own administration of BASI® programs, host studios and students. They are able to provide exceptional support and guidance to those in their region by being close in proximity and being able to offer assistance in the language of the territory.
All programs and course offerings run in Licensee territories follow the same format and provide the same quality of education expected from BASI® Pilates. Below are the current licensee territories of BASI Pilates®