Exam Information

STOTT PILATES® Certification Examinations

STOTT PILATES certification is awarded upon the successful completion of required coursework and submission of a written and and/or practical exam. Students will receive a letter of completion and verification of continuing education credits.

  • Students are not considered certified STOTT PILATES instructors (in any course) until after they have successfully passed the related examination(s).
  • Please see our Exam Fees for more information on specific Exam pricing.
  • Exam material is cumulative so aspiring instructors can become certified in stages by taking an exam after each course or after a series of courses.

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What exams should I take?

The following exams options are available:

Level 1 
(Essential &Intermediate)
Level 2 
Levels 1 & 2 (this can be a variety of possibilities)
Format: written and practical Format: practical only Format: written and practical
  • Matwork; or
  • Reformer; or
  • Matwork & Reformer; or
  • Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair & Barrels
  • Advanced Matwork; or
  • Advanced Reformer; or
  • Advanced Matwork & Reformer; or
  • Advanced Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair & Barrels
  • Levels 1 & 2 Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair & Barrels


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