Body Control® Pilates

Body Control Pilates® Association (BCPA) (

The membership body for qualified Body Control Pilates® teachers, BCPA is Europe's foremost professional Pilates organisation. Established in February 1997 it currently has around 800 teaching members. It is a non-profit making body governed by a Council that includes elected members from amongst the teaching community.  

Members must also work to a strict Code of Practice including:

  • hold relevant and valid qualifications

  • work within the scope of such qualifications

  • hold adequate and valid insurance cover

  • hold a current certificate in CPR (resuscitation)

  • give full attention to the comfort and safety of clients at all times

  • prescribe exercises suitable for age, experience and physical condition