- IPC provides diverse
Pilates methodologies without prejudice.
- We strive to establish
the highest standards of learning and teaching Pilates, based in critical
evaluation and safety.
provides alternative 'green' means of education via 'online long distance
- IPC follows ACSM criteria
of client evaluations and fitness testing.
Pilates is registered with the State of California.
Liability Insurance Providers accept accreditation from International Pilates
Pilates College Inc. was incorporated as a non-profit
in 11-26-07, under
Section 501 (c)(3) Internal Revenue Code.
- International Pilates
College accepts financial gifts for Research & Innovation Grants.
of Donations and Financial Gifts (minus a small service transaction fee)
are dedicate to Research
or Innovation Grants.
All 'one-on-one', 'Mentor' and, 'On-Line Mentor' IPC educational programs
expire six months after commencement of the first session.
- Many people contribute to scholars Pilates education with financial gifts
or as volunteers, students are requested to acknowledge these gifts through
good study habits, class preparedness, assignment completion and due diligence
in their self-practice and read and comply with our Anti-Discrimination Policy,
Code of Conduct, Competency Doctrine and Terms-Policies-Stipulation Documents.
- Any partial payment from scholar awardees is used for the Hosting Pilates
Studio rental fees and in operation costs.
- IPC selects talented
students each year to receive scholarships based on their past accomplishments,
current financial needs, probability of successful completion of the education
course and prospective contributions to society.
- All IPC Scholarship
applicants must complete and submit all the required forms: the student's
Scholarship Application Form, Education Transcripts, Financial
Documentation, Recommender Form and letter, 9 Essays
and optionally a record of the student's community service and leadership
- Incomplete scholarship
application packets will not be considered and applicants shall not be allowed
to reapply within the same calendar year.
- Students that have
submitted the above requirements and meet any of the following criteria will
be given priority consideration for IPC scholarships
1) Are a ethnic or cultural minority member of society; African American,
American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian & Pacific Islander American or Hispanic
American, Gay Lesbian Bi-sexual or Transgender, Single Parents, Elderly (60+),
Veterans of US Military services
2) Immigrants that are legal US Citizens, national or legal permanent resident
of the United States
3) Have not graduated or have not earned a GED from high school
4) Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community
service, competitive professional sports or professional level dancers that
qualify for matching career retraining through 'Career Transition for Dancers'.
5) A person that will enroll for the first time at a U.S. located, accredited
college or university (with the exception of students concurrently pursuing
a high school diploma) as a full-time, degree-seeking, first-year student
with the intention of using their Pilates vocational training as a means to
help themselves financially through college and thus relieving the burden
on their families, government subsidies and foundational grants (freeing funds
up for use in helping others obtain college funding).
- IPC dedicates 1/3rd
of full-paying students' tuition toward our Scholarship Programs.
- We provide Scholars
with personal and professional development through our Community Outreach
Programs along with continual Career Consulting support through their Pilates
- IPC requires scholars
participation in our Community Outreach Program servicing special populations
(elderly, youth, minorities, single parents, immigrants) .
- We encourage graduates
in our Research & Innovation Programs to explore projects in injury prevention
and enhancement of quality of life programs
- Career Counseling Programs are completely funded and operated by professional
Pilates instructor volunteers.
- No refunds,
credit or transfers are allowed after the second scheduled session of any
IPC education Program.
- The completion of any
education program does not guarantee graduation or certification.
Pilates education programs began in 1989 as International Pilates Certification
and has since separated and become an independent entity.
- Pilates Certification
testing organizations require a total of 450 documented Educational Units
from any accredited Pilates education program.
- A service
fee of $25 is charged for copies of student graduation or completion documentation,
an additional fee of $3 may be charged for delivery expenses.
- International Pilates
College will not tolerate discrimination and respectfully requests that staff;
professors, educators, mentors, guest instructors, volunteers and student
teachers refrain and avoid breaching subjects of personal information regarding
religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and politics. Further more,
personal opinions on ethics and morality should not be imposed on another
and mutually dismissed.
- IPC maintains case histories
of recipients of all programs; scholarships, grants, funding of all programs
including names, addresses, purposes of awards, amount of each grant or funding,
manner of selection, and relationship (if any) to officers, trustees, or donors
- Relatives of members
of the selection committee, or IPC officers, directors, or substantial contributors
are NOT eligible for awards made under any IPC program and shall announce
their conflict of interest when appropriate and shall therefore be declared
as a disqualify person to ensure unbiased selections.
- IPC will not make financial loans to students or apply for financial aid
of any kind on their behalf . Financial Loans are not allowed including but
not limited to educational loans.
property of International
is irrevocably dedicated to charitable purposes.
- In the event of dissolution
or winding up of the corporation, its assets remaining after payment, or provision
for payment, of all debts and liabilities of International
shall be distributed to a nonprofit fund, foundation or corporation which
is organized and operated exclusively for charitable purposes and which has
established its tax exempt status under Section 501 (c)(3).Internal Revenue