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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.


Laura is one of your favourite course presenters! Read below to see what our participants enjoyed about her recent courses:

14th & 15th June - Matwork Level 1 - London - Laura Bryden

• Very dynamic and practical.
• The presenter was great.
• I enjoyed how I could provide evidential support to benefit the use of Pilates in my practice. I enjoyed the practical elements and though Laura was exceptional in her knowledge of the content and how it could be used in clinical practice. I had a great 2 days with a great group of likeminded people.
• The instructor was kind and understanding
• How relatable it was for my patients already and also how i can use it on different groups of patients • Laura Bryden was a fantastic instructor. She was passionate, approachable and enthusiastic throughout. She gave excellent group and one to one feedback. I would definitely recommend!

2nd & 3rd June - Matwork level 1 - Harrogate - Laura Bryden

• It was mostly practical
• Presenting of it, so practical!
• Practical emphasis
• Large practical element
• The instructor Laura and her teaching
• Inspirational, confident and approachable tutor
• Presenter was excellent...professional yet approachable
• The practical structure
• The presenter was great - she had great knowledge & enthusiasm
• Laura was exceptional at teaching and very knowledgeable. She specifically tailored the teaching to areas we were interested/specialised in, on both a class and 1:1 basis. Starting the course with a Pilates class each day and then breaking down the movements and techniques throughout the rest of the day was a very good layout and flowed well. I am definitely keen to continue attending further matwork/ women’s health courses with the APPI. Excellent course and staff members!
• Laura was a fantastic teacher she explained and taught the practical elements very well. Laura was also motivational inspiring me to continue with my APPI learning.
• Laura was very approachable, and her enthusiasm and knowledge was great. Learnt a lot.
• Laura was very likeable and very knowledgeable
• How practical it was. Laura was a fantastic tutor who was very supportive and inspirational

Book your own Matwork 1 course today by clicking here.

Feedback on what cusotmers liked about our Pilates and Osteoporosis course this June!

• Confirmation of areas & giving the confidence that I am doing the right thing for my clients
• positive and enthusiastic delivery with lots of ideas and explanations
• enthusiasm and knowledge of presenter
• it was the most interesting and enjoyable APPI courses I have attended as I think it was nice to learn about osteoporosis as well as discussing exs to avoid and learning new and adopted was
• beneficial to those with osteoporosis but can also be used for all clients - particularly liked how many exercises were adapted to standing

To purchase the Osteoporosis CPD course click here.

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