The Pilates Center (TPC), located in Boulder, Colorado, was established in 1990 by sisters Rachel
Taylor Segel and Amy Taylor Alpers. Locally TPC is known as a leading woman-owned business
offering premier Pilates instruction from beginner through the most advanced exercises.
Internationally TPC is renowned for providing one of the most rigorous and robust Pilates
teacher training programs available.
TPC is a large bright studio that offers both private and small group sessions on all the uniquely
designed Pilates equipment including Mat, Reformer, Pole and Chair. Our Pilates is taught in a tradition that directly demonstrates the philosophy and
methodology of "Return to Life" written by Joseph Pilates. In addition to Rachel and Amy, there
are 7 other instructors representing a cumulative Pilates teaching
experience of nearly 100 years.
In 1991, a Teacher Training Program (link to Teacher Training info page) was developed at
TPC with the assistance of Romana Kryzanowska. The Program was
labeled "The Harvard of Pilates Teacher Training Programs" in Pilates Style Magazine and is
known for graduating comprehensively trained teachers who can teach and perform through
the most advanced Pilates movements. Comprised of 950 hours, it is the most rigorous
program available and currently has over 500 graduates from around the world. Today TPC
offers 5 different Teacher Training Programs as well as a Winter Forum , Summer Conference
and numerous workshops provided around the world.
The presence of the Teacher Training Program offers several unique benefits to TPC clients.
Those taking Pilates at TPC have the option to learn from Pilates teacher trainees. Trainee lesson
fees are significantly reduced insuring that Pilates at TPC is available for almost any budget.
In addition, clients interested in deepening their understanding of movement and Pilates are
welcome to attend the numerous clinics and workshops offered throughout
the year. Finally, TPC clients receive instruction from some the most well trained instructors
in the world. Not only have the teachers here received excellent schooling, but they are in an
environment of constant improvement and learning by being involved in the Teacher Training
Want to learn more? Please click on the following links for more details:
On-line class sign up
Class descriptions (coming soon)
Teacher Training Programs