Certificants that attend non-approved workshops may petition to have those hours approved, as long as the workshop has to fall within the Scope of Practice of a Pilates professional.

To petition, Certificants must submit a complete Petition Applicationalong with the Certificate of CompletionWorkshop Description, and Instructor's CV/Resume, and pay the $25.00 non-refundable fee per certificate presented.

To verify that the workshop is eligible for petitioning before submission, please contact the Continuing Education Department.

** Distance learning (prerecorded video, reading material, podcast, or self-study) workshops cannot be petitioned for. 

Click here to access the Petition Application and follow all the instructions on the form.

Appeals Process

Certificants whose petitions are denied may appeal. Candidates who wish to appeal may do so within 10 days of notice of a denied application. Appeals are processed within 30 days. The decision of the Certification Manager is final, and all fees related to petitioning are non-refundable.

Candidates desiring to appeal  the results of a petition denial must comply with the following:

  • An appeal must be emailed to the [email protected] and received within 10 calendar days of the denial.
  • The candidate is responsible for demonstrating that the appeal should be considered by providing all details supporting their request for the reversal of the adverse decision.