New York Pilates Senior Pilates Instructor - NYC New York, NY · New York, NY · New York, NY · New York, NY · New York, NY · Part time

Our 500+ hour certified Pilates Instructors provide best-in-class Pilates reformer classes for upwards of 20+ students in the room. They are obsessed with helping students sweat, shake and sculpt their bodies to achieve their best selves. They are edgy, supportive, charismatic, committed, inspiring and kind. They are a proud representative of the NYP brand.


In addition to leading your own classes, Senior Instructors at NYP will have the opportunity to support their peers through opportunities to coach and mentor.  Supporting the company initiative to consistently offer our signature method to each student, Senior Instructors will coach existing instructors to improve & grow in the delivery of Abs Arms Ass classes. The ideal candidate will provide guidance, motivation, support and role modeling.

This role is available both as a part-time hourly and full-time hourly work. This position will report to the Studio Manager, as well as coordinating with other members of the NYP executive Team. 

The interview process will include a written application and call with our recruiter to review expectations of the role! Then, you’ll be invited to audition with NYP, submitting a 20 min video audition of you teaching a reformer pilates class, demonstrating your skills and experience while highlighting your personality; We can’t wait to meet you! 

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Program and lead reformer group classes in-studio
  • Program and lead privates/ duets in-studio
  • Consistently follow the NYP Programming Guidelines; stay up to date with product evolution and updates  
  • Commitment to a consistent teaching schedule along with monthly subbing expectations 
  • Act as a representative of NYP through dress, presentation, communication and professionalism
  • Facilitate community amongst your students and peers
  • Build strong student relationships and retention 
  • Actively promote your NYP classes and class schedule 
  • Become an expert on and consistently execute studio brand standards 
  • Complete studio subbing requirements monthly as required by your full time or part time employment status
  • Availability to mentor and support instructors as they onboard and learn Abs Arms Ass method
  • Provide written & verbal feedback and coaching for existing NYP instructors
  • Exhibit kindness, patience, compassion, and self-confidence
  • Learn and deeply understand all aspects of the Abs Arms Ass class & method
  • Exhibit commitment to the NYP brand standards in the delivery of your own classes, as an example for other instructors
  • Opportunity to be a part of NYP’s Senior Instructor initiative regarding AAA Programming; working with Founder and Master Instructor, Heather Andersen, and fellow Senior Instructors to evolve the product across the brand & coach the team towards updated brand standards


  • Exhibits company values
  • Communicative
  • Professional
  • Dependability
  • Collaborative
  • Kind and compassionate 
  • Confident

Required Skills

  • Must have 2+ years of consistent teaching experience
  • Full Pilates Reformer and Apparatus Certification required 
  • Experience teaching group Pilates classes 
  • Positive, confident and kind demeanor 
  • Love people and pilates! 
  • Open to new ideas and change in a growing company 
  • Familiarity with Balanced Body equipment preferred 

Our Training

New York Pilates offers 3 tracks based on your experience level to get you on the floor and teaching classes! Not certified? You can earn your certification through NYP’s Instructor Training program!

If you are an experienced fitness instructor and are interested in becoming a pilates instructor at New York Pilates reach out to us at [email protected] for additional information about our work-study program! 

Competitive Compensation 💸

Here at NYP, our goal is to build a career-driven studio where our instructors can earn a competitive rate and join the team as a part time or full time employee. We strive to deliver the clearest structure that aligns the entire team to success.  Based on tenure, experience and certifications, you could make $72-$110/hr.

Medical & 401k

Available with company contribution for full time hourly employees

Free NYP Membership ⚡ 

Our workouts are amazing and we want you to be a part of the community at NYP. Which means taking classes! As an NYP team member, you will receive 8 complimentary NYP classes/month & 4 NYP guest passes/month (get to work out with friends)!


$40 - $110 per hour