Professionalism for Members

Code of Ethics

The PMA’s Code of Ethics sets forth the principles and ethical standards that underlie Pilates teachers’ professional responsibilities and conduct. These principles and standards should be used as guidelines when examining everyday professional activities. They constitute normative statements for Pilates teachers and provide guidance on issues that Pilates teachers may encounter in their professional work.

View the Code of Ethics


Ethics Resources


Code of Ethics (PDF)
Scope of Practice (PDF)

Scope of Practice

Scope of practice describes the services that a Pilates professional is deemed competent to perform and permitted to undertake.

View the Scope of Practice

File a Complaint

If you would like to submit an ethics complaint concerning a PMA member please email us to request an Ethics Charge Statement.

Suspensions & Revocations

In our role serving the public’s trust and in accordance with the rules and procedures regarding ethical and professional disciplinary complaints – the PMA publishes sanctions imposed on members found to be in violation of the Code of Ethics and/or Scope of Practice.