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Beyond mind and movement

The Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI) is a world leading provider of Physiotherapy and Pilates Treatment, Education and Products. From its humbled beginnings in Melbourne, Australia, APPI's unique program of rehabilitation based Pilates programs has lead the world for over 16 years. 

We are committed to delivering Physiotherapy and Pilates to as many people as we can through our brilliant international partners and our onsite clinics (UK only). Our physiotherapists and master trainers in the APPI Pilates method are available at our UK centres for anyone to access. No referral needed.  Click here to learn more about our award winning treatment centres.

APPI educational programs are world renowned and now available in Australia, Brazil, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom and across the USA. 

APPI's influence reaches not just to the client in our treatment centres, the elite athlete at our Elite Athlete Centres, or the brilliant teachers on our educational courses. It reaches right to the heart of exercise and policy development with our founders on boards such as the Register for Exercise Professionals Technical Expert Group to Chairing the Association for Chartered Physiotherapists in Exercise Therapy. Our focus on building a better exercise community is inherent in our approach and our open nature. Our goal is to open up the ability, to allow anyone who wants to improve themselves, the chance to do so. 

So come and join us and be part of one of the largest growing communities in the Health and Fitness industry today.


The Matwork Level 3 course on 18th & 19th September in London when beautifully. Here is some feedback from participants on the course about the course and the presenters, Melanie Bryant and Tracy Ward.

"We enjoyed..."

Excellent teaching- consistent, clear and knowledgeable.

Variations of exercises and visual imagery/prompt ideas.

Practical element, time to discuss different exercises and variations of exercise.

Building of previous course and completing the repertoire of exercises. Confidence building.

This is the best course I've done. Mel was amazing and very friendly, not too slow.

A great consolidation of everything done, I felt it brought it all together.

Practical elements open discussions and able to practice in groups  to improve teaching ability.

Progression and variations/modifications

Clarity of teaching, exam advice. Relation back to function.

To book onto Matwork level 3, click here.

Great feedback for presenter Linda Hartley on Matwork Level 2 course Manchester – she received 100% Participants particularly enjoyed the following:

Practical element to reinforce learning.

Chatty and anecdotal "keeping it real" as well as very informative. Nice group.

Linda was very knowledgeable and made the course innovative and interesting. I would choose one of Linda’s courses in the future!

Enthusiasm, personal experience examples.

Stretches and more progressions within an exercise- was very helpful. Thank you Linda.

Excellent presenter-Linda was professional but made weekend very enjoyable and fun!

Easy to transfer skills into practice. The course presenter was very knowledgeable and made it fun. It has been an enjoyable weekend. Thank you.

Good explanations from presenter, answered all questions. Gave a good amount of time for practice.

Interactive, able to ask questions. Teacher and great knowledge base and personal skills. Thoroughly enjoyed it.

Nice clear instruction. Loads of time for asking questions. Very knowledgeable instructor.

Lots of fun classes and plenty of time to practice and interact with the groups. Equipment workshop was great.

Linda was fabulous.

To book onto Matwork Level 2, click here.

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