Since 2010 art of motion has been a member of the German Pilates Association (DPV). Due to its members’ strength, the association can effectively contribute in the political process and work towards the formal recognition of Pilates. It determines criteria for professional classes and thereby ensures high quality in education.

Become a member


100 hours (attendance time) of Pilates education, along with the Pilates Essentials exam.  

In order to renew your membership you need to take 12 hours of further education classes which are recognized by the DPV, within a two year period.


  • Quality labels: recognition by the largest association in German-speaking countries.
  • Publication of your data on an international platform.
  • Networking.
  • Professional exchange, logo use, further education.