1. This is a contract between the Student and/or adult parent or legal guardian of minor Student (here in after referred to as "Student") and Leaders in Fitness, LLC d/b/a Power Pilates, a Delaware Limited Liability Company ("LIF, LLC"). Minor students must be 16 years of age by the first day of all Mat programs and 18 years of age by the first day of all Apparatus programs. Student acknowledges that he/she has read and understood all the requirements and guidelines of the program as set forth in the LIF, LLC website.

2. Student acknowledges that he/she has sufficient mental and physical health to participate in this strenuous program. The student participates in the program at his/her own risk and agrees to release LIF, LLC, its officers, employees, subsidiaries, and affiliates, from any and all liability.

3. LIF, LLC makes no representation or warranties concerning the user application of the movement lessons and/or procedures taught in this course other than the course accredited by LIF, LLC.

4. Payment Terms:

Early/late pricing may apply. Standard program costs vary based on region and country of training center host location. Payment plans are not offered for all programs and may be modified or discontinued at any time. Enrollment is payable in full at the time of registration.


Payment Plan:
Payment plan deposits on Mat and Reformer programs are due at time of registration. Remaining balance is due one week prior to program start.
Not valid with super early and early bird pricing.
A $100 US Dollars audition fee applies only for Bridge participants and Teacher Trainer Masters Programs 1 and 2.

Payment plan deposits on Systems and Comprehensive programs are due at time of registration. Remaining balances on Payment Plan A are due one week prior to third weekend intensive. Remaining balances on Payment Plan B follow the following schedule: 50% of the balance due one week prior to third weekend intensive, and 50% of the balance due one week prior to final weekend intensive,
Not valid with super early and early bird pricing.

No payment plans are available for the Power Pilates Academy, Teacher Trainer Program 1, 2, or 3.
NOTE(*): Students using Payment Plan A will be charged a surcharge equal to 5% of the cost of the program in which they have registered. This amount will be added to the deposit. Students using Payment Plan B will be charged a surcharge equal to 7% of the cost of the program in which they have registered. This amount will be added to the deposit.

Payment can be made by Visa, Mastercard, American Express, or Discover. PayPal is only available for Comprehensive programs.

5. Cancellation by Student. Students who wish to cancel their registration must do so before the first day of class and no later than 5PM Eastern Time of the day preceding the first day of class. A credit will be issued for the amount paid minus a $150.00 USD cancellation fee. The credit will be valid for one year. No refunds will be issued for any reason. There will be no adjustments after the first day of class.

6. Cancellation or Postponement by LIF, LLC. LIF, LLC reserves the right to cancel or postpone any program or course at any time for any reason, including but not limited to unforeseen circumstances such as war, riots, fire, flood, snowstorm, hurricane, typhoon, earthquake, lightning, explosion, financial limitations, strikes, lockouts, sickness, acts of state or governmental action, market conditions, staffing issues, inclement weather or natural occurrences prohibiting or impeding Power Pilates from performing its respective obligations. In the event of a cancellation or postponement, the program will be held on an Alternate Date that will be communicated to all enrolled students. For postponements or cancellation of Core Mat 1, Core Mat 2, and Core Mat 3, Student may choose to enroll in the alternate date or enroll in the same level of the online Mat Academy. No refunds will be issued for Core Mat 1, Core Mat 2, or Core Mat 3 for any reason. For all other programs, no refunds will be issued for any reason, except in instances where LIF, LLC cancels or postpones a course's associated alternate/rain date for which a student was registered, for reasons other than sabotage, riots, terrorism, political unrest, market conditions, staffing issues, inclement weather or natural occurrences. All travel costs incurred by course schedule changes, including but not limited to prepaid transportation, hotel, and/or travel insurance are the sole responsibility of the student. Refunds will not be issued if a student is unable to attend the listed alternate date.

7. Termination of Student. LIF, LLC reserves the right to terminate any student from the program for late payment, misconduct, chronic tardiness, violations of the Student Code of Conduct, and any other unprofessional conduct. The student may also be terminated, at the discretion of the instructor, for poor academic performance. If a Student is terminated from the program, LIF, LLC will not refund any tuition paid.

8. Retesting. Student is allowed a maximum of two (2) retests per exam. If student does not pass following the second retest he/she will be required to re-enroll and re-attend the program or relevant weekends (Comprehensive).

9. Retesting Fees- The cost of one (1) retest is included in the program price (excluding Bridge participants). For a second retest, the fees are $50 per retest for Core Mat 1, 2, and 3 programs and $100 per retest for all apparatus programs.

10. Prerequisites. Student agrees and acknowledges completion of all prerequisites before commencement of a program. The list of prerequisites for each program is listed on the LIF, LLC website

11. Apparatus Apprenticeship. If an apprenticeship is required for the Comprehensive Program, it is expressly understood that the student shall complete the required 600 hours within eighteen (18) months. For Apparatus 1, 2, and 3, it is expressly understood that Student shall complete the required hours for each programwithin six (6) months of beginning that program. For Tower 1, 2, and 3 and Reformer 1, 2, and 3 intensive apparatus programs, it is expressly understood that Student shall complete the required hours for each program within six (6) months of beginning that program. Time will be computed from the first day of program instruction (the "Program Completion Period"). Should the student exceed the foregoing time periods to complete the apprenticeship hours, the student shall be billed an additional one-hundred-fifty ($150.00) dollars per month "extension fee" for each month beyond the Program Completion Period. The extension fee is due on the 1st of each month until such time as the student graduates from the program. A $50 fee will be added to the fee for payments made after the 15th of the month. All extension fees owed to date must be paid in full to schedule the final program evaluation. If a Student abandons the apprenticeship program, no certificate will be issued for partial completion. Resuming an abandoned program is permitted at the sole discretion of the Education Department. Student must re-attend the program weekends in full at the current auditing tuition rate should Student wish to resume the program.

12. Student Code of Conduct.
(a) Student Expectations. The following conduct is expected of Student:
Student will arrive on time for all programs. Late arrivals will not be admitted to the program and must transfer to a later program (if available) at their own expense with all applicable transfer fees.
Student must have camera on for all virtual/remote classes and training sessions.
Student will be honest and respectful in all professional activities and treat all communication with clients with professional confidentiality.
Student will never attempt to diagnose a client's physical or psychological condition, prescribe a treatment, or suggest or approve of going against a physician's advice.
Student will follow all local, state and national laws that pertain to teaching the Pilates method.
Student will honor the terms specified in all contracts with Power Pilates.
Student must make arrangements for children and/or pets to be cared for offsite. Children and pets are not permitted in any Power Pilates studio. If you are attending remotely, children and pets must be in the care of another responsible adult during your training hours.
Phones, tablets, and computers are strictly forbidden when observing in the studio.
No food or street shoes are allowed in the studio (bottled water is permitted).
Student will compile a list of questions during observation to ask your supervising Teacher Trainer at a later time. Student agrees not to interrupt a client session with questions or talk/whisper with other apprentices during a client session. Student will abide by all studio rules surrounding observation, including observable instructors and clients, clothing/footwear policies, etc.
(b) Prohibited Conduct. The following conduct is unacceptable and will not be tolerated: All forms of bias including race, ethnicity, gender, disability, national origin, religion and creed as demonstrated through verbal and/or written communication and/or physical acts
All forms of sexual suggestion or harassment with clients, students and other trainers, even when they invite or consent to such behavior involvement. Sexual suggestion is defined as, but not limited to, all forms of overt and covert seductive speech, gestures, and behavior as well as physical contact of a sexual nature; harassment is defined as, but not limited to, repeated comments, gestures, or physical contact of a sexual nature.
All types of dishonesty, including plagiarism, knowingly furnishing false information, forgery, and alteration or use of official documents with intent to defraud.
Intentional disruption or obstruction of teaching, administration, or other educational activities.
Theft or damage to the property or premises of others.
Teaching while intoxicated, under the influence of a controlled substance, or in any other state that would result in impaired judgment.
(c) Cheating and Academic Misconduct. Power Pilates holds a strict no-tolerance policy for cheating and other unethical behaviors. Prohibited actions include, but are not limited to:
Copying another student's answers on an exam or allowing another student to copy your answers
Sitting an exam for another person or having another person complete an exam for you
Stealing, buying, or otherwise obtaining copies of exams or exam answers
Selling, giving away, or otherwise sharing copies of exams or exam answers
Attempting to change one's grade on an exam sheet or in Power Pilates records
Bribery or attempted bribery

13. Status as LIF, LLC Instructor and Renewal Requirements: Once Student completes all courses within the program, and to LIF, LLC's sole and exclusive satisfaction, passes all oral, written and practical examinations for each course comprising the LIF, LLC Methodology training, then Student shall receive an Assessment Based Certificate evidencing the completion of such program. Upon satisfactory completion and receipt by Student of said certificate, Student shall thereafter be qualified and entitled to teach and train clients in the LIF, LLC Methodology as set forth in the LIF, LLC Training Manual, provided Student completes the continuing education minimums required to maintain LIF, LLC instructor status. Student must complete the required credits (6-15 depending on Student's level completed) and apply for renewal every two years in order to maintain LIF, LIC instructor status. If Student allows their certificate to lapse, Student must immediately and completely stop to teach clients in the LIF, LLC Methodology and must immediately remove all references to themselves as a LIF, LLC Instructor or Power Pilates instructor from all public forums, including websites and social mediaStudent shall neither be qualified nor authorized to train other students or individuals to become instructors of the LIF, LLC Methodology. Should student teach or train other students or individuals to become instructors, student's certificate shall be immediately and unconditionally revoked. Only upon receipt of a certificate from LIF, LLC evidencing that Student is a LIF, LLC Teacher Trainer can Student teach other students or individuals to become teachers of the Power Pilates Methodology.

14. LIF, LLC Instructor Code of Conduct & Revocation of Certificate. Students teaching using the Power Pilates method must maintain a professional standard of conduct (1) while teaching in person or online and (2) online for any social media accounts associated with the practice of Power Pilates. Should student engage in hate speech, bullying or cyberbullying, or other defamatory, offensive or derogatory content (1) while teaching in person or online and (2) online for any social accounts associated with the practice of Power Pilates, student's certificate shall be immediately and unconditionally revoked. If a Student is found to have engaged in cheating or other academic misconduct, student's certificate shall be immediately and unconditionally revoked at the time Power Pilates discovers the violation. Power Pilates reserves the sole right to determine what qualifies under as a violation of the Code of Conduct. If Student's certificate is revoked, student must immediately remove all references to holding a Power Pilates certificate from all public platforms.

15. Student understands and agrees that LIF, LLC may take photos and video without notice during the program. Such photos and videos are the sole property of LIF, LLC and LIF, LLC reserves the right to distribute the photos and videos through any of its websites, partner websites, social media, print advertising, and other distribution points without the consent or knowledge of student/teacher. Photography, sound, and video recordings by students is prohibited.

16. Student understands and agrees that Power Pilates and Power Pilates® + Design are trademarks of, and proprietary to, LIF, LLC. The student promises not to use the trademarks of LIF, LLC for any reason or purpose without the advance written permission and approval of LIF, LLC.

17. Student understands that the teaching materials used in LIF, LLC's programs have been created by, and are the property of, LIF, LLC. The student promises that he or she will use these materials solely in connection with this teacher training program(s) and will not use or copy these materials for any other purpose, commercial or otherwise and shall not copy these materials.

18. Student agrees to receive regular communications from LIF, LLC at the email address, postal mail address, and phone number provided to LIF, LLC. Such communications may include program information, schedule confirmations, updates, results, etc. as well as marketing materials for LIF, LLC sponsored brands. Student may opt out of marketing communications via written request to

19. Student understands and agrees that LIF, LLC may publish the students name, level completed, location, and expiration date on LIF, LLC websites, social media, and email communications. The Power Pilates privacy policy detailing the collection, use, and sharing your personal information is located here: Student data is stored on an encrypted server and students are informed within 72 hours in case of a data breach. Data transfers via email are sometimes required in and outside the EU to transfer student information to and from our headquarters in New York City to update student results and program information.

20. The attached "Additional Terms and Conditions" is made a part of this Student Contract and is fully incorporated by reference.
I, the Student, have read the Student Contract and Additional Terms and Conditions and agree to abide by the terms and conditions of both documents. If paying by credit card, I agree to pay according to the card issuer agreement.


1. Acceptance to Program. LIF, LLC shall process all applications by prospective Students and reserves the right, in its sole discretion to accept or deny acceptance of any such individuals into a LIF, LLC instructional program. LIF,LLC shall have sole discretion to determine if any individual meets the necessary requirements for the level of training sought, and if additional training, class work, workshops, apprentice hours are required in order for the individual to pass an interim exam or final examination to be granted an Assessment Based Certificate under that program. LIF, LLC shall have sole discretion to determine if any individual meets the necessary requirements to be granted an Assessment Based Certificate under its various programs. All Students and LIF, LLC instructors are expected to exhibit conduct and attitude consistent with the highest professional standards of the exercise industry. Should Student's behavior, attitude or actions are considered by LIF, LLC not to comport with such standards, he/she may be required to leave the enrolled training program, or disassociate from being a LIF, LLC Instructor. Dismissal from an enrolled training program will result in forfeiture of the program fees and evaluation scores.

2. Ownership of Materials. Student acknowledges that all manuals, documents, and similar materials ("Materials") provided by LIF, LLC are confidential, proprietary and owned by LIF, LLC and that all right, title and interest in and to such Materials shall at all times continue vested in LIF, LLC. Student acknowledges that the Materials, including but not limited to design, content, order of instruction, sequence of exercise, photographs, diagrams, and methodology is all proprietary to LIF, LLC and are protected by copyright, trade secret and unfair competition laws. Student further acknowledges that Student has no rights in the Materials. Student shall take all reasonable steps to protect the Materials from any use, copying, reproduction, publication, disclosure or distribution. Student shall not remove, alter, cover or distort any copyright notice, trademark or other proprietary rights notice placed by LIF, LLC in or on the Materials. Upon request by LIF, LLC, Materials shall be returned to LIF, LLC. Failure to return all such Materials shall result in a claim for damages by LIF, LLC for their return. As an agreed liquidated damage for the failure of Student to return such Materials, Student agrees to pay LIF, LLC at the rate of $50.00 per day commencing with the date LIF, LLC demands their return until Student returns all of the Materials. Student recognizes and acknowledges that no rights or licenses are granted by LIF, LLC to Student except as expressly stated herein.

3. Fees and Taxes. Student agrees to pay all fees as provided herein. In addition to any fees charged pursuant to this the Student Contract, student shall pay all current and future state and federal taxes imposed upon this Agreement, excluding, however, all taxes on or measured by LIF, LLC's income. Student shall be required to promptly pay all fees and taxes billed by LIF, LLC pursuant to this Agreement, all invoices being due upon receipt. LIF, LLC reserves the right to change its fees at any time by providing thirty (30) days advance notice of any such changes. Any payment required hereunder that is made late (including unpaid portions of incomplete payments) will bear interest, compounded monthly, from the date due until the date paid, at the lesser of eighteen percent (18%) per annum or the highest interest rate permitted to be charged by applicable law. Any payment received more than ten (10) business days after becoming due will be deemed late for purposes of this Agreement. Any interest charged or paid in excess of the maximum rate permitted by applicable law will be deemed the result of a mistake and will be credited or refunded, together with interest as set forth above from the date charged until the date credited or refunded.

4. Training and Testing. The program for which Student has applied is outlined in the materials annexed hereto and in more detail in the LIF, LLC Training Manual which will be provided to Student upon acceptance into the program. Throughout the program, Student will be observed and tested on Student's knowledge, proficiency and ability to teach classical Pilates pursuant to the LIF, LLC Methodology. Such evaluations will consist of oral, written and practical examinations and observations, and are designed to make assessments of Student's proficiency. At various different times throughout the program, Student will be tested, and if the results of such testing are inadequate for Student to proceed to the next level of instruction, Student shall be accordingly informed, and weaknesses shall be identified. At no time will Student be permitted to go to the next level or course of training without having completely satisfied all requirements and testing of the then current level. Student is required to obtain at least a seventy-five (75%) percent score or better on all written examinations.

5. Apprenticeship. Student expressly understands and recognizes that as part of certain programs, Student may be required to work, or otherwise apprentice (hereinafter "Apprenticeship") with LIF, LLC at a LIF, LLC Studio, or a LIF, LLC affiliated studio, namely Power Pilates Affiliate Training Centers and/or Power Pilates Participating Training Center, all collectively referred to as a "Studio". In connection with such Apprenticeship, Student will come into contact with information that is confidential and or proprietary to the Studio and/or LIF, LLC, including but not limited to the names and addresses of clients and customers of a Studio. Given the nature of the relationship of Student and the Studio, Student agrees that for a period of twelve (12) months from the date Student ceases the Apprenticeship, for whatever reason, that Student shall not communicate with, solicit or otherwise attempt to obtain business from any client or customer of a Studio. Student shall be further prohibited from opening up a studio or engaging in any business that involves the Pilates method of exercise within the following Geographic Radius of any Studio where Student conducts an Apprenticeship. The Geographic Radius shall be computed from the Studio as: (i) 1/2 mile in Metropolitan areas; (ii) 5 miles in Suburban areas; or, (iii) 10 miles in Rural areas. Student shall maintain the confidentiality of all information related to clients and customers of a Studio understanding that the Studio is under such strict obligations to maintain the confidentiality of such information. Student further recognizes and acknowledges that by enforcing a remedy for a breach under this provision that Student shall be able to engage in non-competing activities, and acknowledges that LIF, LLC's requirements hereunder is necessary to protect the legitimate interests of LIF, LLC, the Studios, and the customers and clients of the Studios.

6. Trademarks. Student recognizes and acknowledges that the trademarks, service marks and other marks of LIF, LLC, including but not limited to POWER PILATES, and POWER PILATES AND DESIGN, and all marks developed, adopted and used by LIF, LLC during the term of this Agreement are owned by LIF, LLC (the "Trademarks"). Student acknowledges that no license is hereby granted to use and Trademarks of LIF, LLC, and that Student shall not use the Trademarks in any manner without specific prior written approval from LIF, LLC. No license, under any trademark, patent, copyright, or any other intellectual property right, or personal property right, is either granted or implied by the conveying or use of Materials or confidential information to Student.

7. Confidentiality of Materials. Student acknowledges that the Materials contain trade secrets and information not generally known, which LIF, LLC states, and Student acknowledges, have been developed or acquired by LIF, LLC through the expenditure of a great deal of time and money. Student agrees to maintain and protect the confidentiality of the Materials agrees not to disclose them or use them for any purpose not contemplated by this Agreement. Student's failure to maintain the confidentiality of the Materials shall be sufficient grounds for termination of this Agreement by LIF, LLC. The provisions of this section shall survive termination of this Agreement and shall be binding upon Student from unauthorized and unlawful disclosure of the Licensed Materials for five (5) years from the termination, expiration or cancellation of this Agreement.


9. WAIVER & RELEASE: In consideration of the acceptance of Student's participation in a LIF, LLC program (the "Program"), Student hereby waives any liability LIF, LLC may have arising out of his/her participation in the Program. Furthermore, Student has been given the rules and regulations of the Program, and Student hereby agrees to hold harmless LIF, LLC and all other persons and entities, including but not limited to any facility owner/operator utilized during the Program and all sponsors, Students, third parties, other students, clients, teachers, trainers, LIF, LLC instructors, involved in or otherwise connected with the Program for any damages, physical, personal or property-which may arise from student's participation in the Program. Because physical exercise can be strenuous and subject to risk of serious injury, LIF, LLC urges Student to obtain a physical examination from a doctor before participating in the Program or participating in any exercise activity. Student agrees that by participating in physical exercise or training activities, he/she does so entirely at his/her own risk. Student agrees that Student is voluntarily participating in the Program and that he/she assumes all risks of injury, illness, or death. LIF, LLC is also not responsible for any loss of Student's personal property. Student acknowledges that Student has carefully read this "Waiver and Release" and fully understands that it is a complete release of liability. Student expressly agrees to release and discharge all trainers, instructors, other students, officers, directors, employees, affiliates, clients of LIF, LLC from any and all claims or causes of action and Student agrees to voluntarily give up or waive any right that Student may otherwise have to bring a legal action against any of the foregoing for personal injury or property damage. To the extent that statute or case law does not prohibit releases for negligence, this release also covers and includes negligence and any legal theory based upon negligence. If any portion of this release from liability shall be deemed by a Court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid and/or unenforceable, then the remainder of this release from liability shall remain in full force and effect and the offending provision or provisions severed here from. By signing this Agreement, Student acknowledges that Student understands its content and that this release cannot be modified orally.


11. INDEMNIFICATION. Student shall hold LIF, LLC harmless, from any suit or proceeding brought against Student based on a claim related to this Agreement, or on any tort theory, including negligence.

a) Amendments in Writing. No modification, or amendment of this Agreement shall be binding, unless executed in writing by a duly authorized representative of each party to this Agreement.
b) Assignment. This Agreement may not be assigned by Student or by operation of law to any other person, persons, firms, or corporation without the express written approval of LIF, LLC. This Agreement shall be binding upon such approved successors, assigns or designees.
c) Attorney Fees. If either party employs attorneys to enforce any rights arising out of or relating to this Agreement or a breach thereof, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorneys' fees.
d) Enforceability. If any provision of this Agreement shall be held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.
e) Entire Agreement. The parties have read the Agreement and these Terms and Conditions and agree to be bound by its terms, and further agree that it constitutes the complete and entire agreement of the parties and supersedes all previous communications, oral or written, and all other communications between them relating to this Agreement and to the subject matter hereof. No representations or statements of any kind made by either party, which are not expressly stated herein, shall be binding on such party.
f) Force Majeure. Neither party shall be responsible for delays or failure of performance resulting from acts beyond the reasonable control of such party. Such acts shall include, but not be limited to, acts of God, strikes, walkouts, riots, acts of war, epidemics, failure of LIF, LLC' to perform, governmental regulations, power failure(s), earthquakes, or other disasters.
h) Headings. The titles and headings of the various sections and paragraphs in this Agreement are intended solely for convenience of reference and are not intended for any other purpose whatsoever, or to explain, modify or place any construction upon or on any of the provisions of this Agreement.
i) Injunctive Relief. The parties acknowledge and agree that any breach or threatened breach of this Agreement, may give rise to irreparable injury to the other party. The parties agree, that in addition to all other rights and remedies that they may have, a party may seek injunctive relief.
j) Notices. All notices and demands hereunder shall be in writing and shall be served by personal service, by certified return receipt mail, or internationally recognized express courier service at the address of the receiving party set forth in this Agreement (or at such different address as may be designated by such party by written notice to the other party) and shall be deemed complete upon receipt.
k) Relationship of the Parties. Each party is acting as an independent contractor and not as an agent, partner, or joint venture with the other party for any purpose. Except as provided in this Agreement, neither party shall have any right, power, or authority to act or to create any obligation, express or implied, on behalf of the other.
l) Severability. If any provision of this Agreement shall be held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.
m) Survival. The obligation to pay all accrued Fees and the confidentiality obligations and ownership provisions set forth in this Agreement shall survive the termination of the Agreement by either party for any reason.
n) Travel Expenses. Student shall be responsible for all Travel Expenses in connection with its performance of its obligations contained herein.
o) Waiver. None of the provisions of this Agreement shall be deemed to have been waived by any act or acquiescence on the part of LIF, LLC, its agents, or employees, but only by an instrument in writing signed by an authorized officer of LIF, LLC. No waiver of any provision of this Agreement shall constitute a waiver of any other provision(s) or of the same provision on another occasion.

Last updated April 12, 2024