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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.


Fantastic Feedback on our recent Ante & Post Natal Pilates Course!
(Held 1 - 2 April 2017, Kensal Rise, Emily Elgar Presenting, 21 Participants)

What did you particularly like about the course?
Good mix of theory and practical. 
In depth - good application of physiological changes to exercises and reasoning for exercise modifications and different ante post-natal populations. Emily's knowledge was fantastic. Brilliant course really enjoyed. Great content. 
Relevant to classes. 
Emily is fantastic presenter. Her passion and knowledge shows through, I found Emily the most inspirational presenter to date. 
In depth knowledge that is missing for pure fitness courses/ time keeping. 
Relevant to clinical practice. 
Emily was a fantastic teacher and made for a very enjoyable course. 
Emily was very knowledgeable about subject matter. Good improvement on Matwork 1-2
Emily was inspirational - she had such high energy and was very patient with our questions. 
Emily was very relaxed and approachable, happy to answer any questions. 
Great teacher - extensive knowledge, approachable and a relaxed environment. 
Depth of knowledge - practical application. 
Good ante/ post-natal information and exercises modifications demo existing knowledge. 
Post-natal exercises. 
Emily was great, informative, approachable and friendly. 
Classes at the beginning of the day. Lovely instructor, friendly and approachable. 
Modifications of exercises for pregnant and non-pregnant clients in mixed class setting. 
More sessions in larger groups to practice exercises, which meant more feedback and interaction between students.

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Amazing feedback from our recent Matwork 2 course (4th and 5th March 2017):

Excellent teaching. Precise. Individual and on time.
The course teacher was excellent - only wish I had her brain. Very inspiring - thank you very much
Clinical integration, practical aspect
Lovely, friendly, very knowledgeable teacher (Kristina) Made us work hard, excellent feedback to group and individuals
Fantastic instructor, engaging and interesting throughout. Continued feedback and practical elements throughout.
Progression taught and use of equipment.
The chances to practice teaching to help embed explanation section and provide clarity. Also feedback given very helpful.
Relaxed atmosphere, good energy. Adaptations for exercise suggestions for own practice improvement.
Loved Kristina - very energetic and positive - gave great feedback throughout.
Great instructor, supportive participants
The practice teaching, classes, warm ups and cool down very helpful.
Kristina was very good and clearly is passionate about teaching pilates.
Mixture of practical, teaching, workshop and lectures - very positive, encouraging teacher - brilliant.
Any questions were answered knowledgeably.
Very informative presenter and answered all questions to an exceptional standard. Demonstration of exercise was good very good.
High Practice Content
Good mixture of theory and practice, relevant to clinical practice
Class at the beginning, energy of presenter
Further comments to improve the course
Keep providing excellent teachers - that alone makes it inspiring
Kristina - thanks for a fab course, really enjoyed it and you have inspired me to be the best pilates instructor can be.
Really Really helpful
Thank you very much.
Amazing - wish I could provide some valuable comment but it was just amazing great.

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