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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.


100% positive feedback score received on our recent Matwork Level 1 Pilates Course presented by Gemma. Here is the feedback on what attendees liked:

Clinical reasoning - small progression steps
Relating exercises to slings & the classes
Education on sling systems
Very thorough. Great teacher
The ability to practice all the exercises
Gemma was always happy to adapt if asked a question to ensure it was relevant
Linking exercises to anatomy, importance of understanding slings
Every minute [we] spent on practical
Interactive and practical element
The practical elements & discussions regarding case studies
Practical element & anatomical background
Fantastic, thank you
All of it, especially the Matwork. It was very good & enjoyable and learned more in knowing the proper cue to use

To book yourself on to Matwork Pilates Level 1
click here.

Recent feedback from Matwork Level 2 -  Nuneaton - 10th & 11th June 2017.

Excellent instructor. Very inspirational
Variety of exercises - warm ups/cool downs & use of small equipment
Very passionate presenter - lots of new ideas learnt
Great presenter
Practical aspects
Teaching style
Relevant to teaching classes, interactive, excellent presenter
Relaxed & friendly. Very approachable presenter
Rachel was very friendly, open & informative
Workshops and Rachel's advice about class structuring 
Rachel was encouraging and inspiring which helped me feel confident
Excellent course presenter who kept both days interesting & informative
Rachel was excellent throughout both days
Well presented, tongue in cheek needed at times. Friendly atmosphere.
The level of practical was good & Rachel was very clear and easy to understand

To book Pilates Matwork level 2 please click here

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