Frequently Asked Questions

Attendees

Given the hardships and uncertainty confronting our world on every level due to COVID-19, we felt that for the health and safety of all our participants, it was preferable to cancel the Tacoma event than to go ahead. Our hope is that this cancellation will simplify the lives of those who had committed to participate but may now be facing personal and business challenges. 
No. The PMA conference will be back in 2021!
PMA 2021 will take place in Palm Springs, CA, Oct. 6-9, 2021.
The Pilates Educators SUMMIT has been postponed until further notice. More information on this event will be disseminated as it becomes available.
Yes, your fees will be refunded. The PMA will send you an email with a quick survey asking if you would like a full refund or a credit towards the PMA 2021 conference. We ask that you complete the survey by Thursday, April 2nd. If you choose to receive a refund, we will cancel your registration and refund your credit card. You will receive a cancellation confirmation for your records. Refunds may take up to 30 business days to process, we ask for your patience and cooperation during this process.
Yes, the PMA will send you an email with a quick survey asking if you would like a full refund or a credit towards the PMA 2021 conference. We ask that you complete the survey by Thursday, April 2nd. If you choose to receive a credit, Tanya Nieto-Winzey will keep your credit on file and send you instructions on how to use your credit in February 2021. If you do not submit the survey by Thursday, April 2nd, we will assume you do not want a credit and all registrations will be cancelled and refunds will be issued.

 

No, you cannot keep the sessions as we can not guarantee that our program in 2021 will be exactly the same as in 2020.
Yes, please email Tanya Nieto-Winzey at tanyan@pilatesmethodalliance.org to transfer your credit to 2021. Please note that you will not be able to transfer your credit beyond 2021. Tanya Nieto-Winzey will keep your credit on file and send you instructions on how to use your credit in February 2021.
Yes, the PMA will cancel your hotel reservation on your behalf. You will receive a cancellation confirmation email. Hotel reservations that were not booked through the PMA hotel booking system will not be cancelled for you. If you booked outside of our room block or online at another hotel, you will need to cancel your own reservation.
PMA is not able to assist with travel arrangements you made on your own. However, most airlines have made special provisions to address flight cancellations. Please contact your travel agent or the airline directly to learn about your options.
Contact the NPCP at certification@natpcp.org. The NPCP will work with certificants to complete their renewal without unnecessary stress.

Presenters

Given the hardships and uncertainty confronting our world on every level due to COVID-19, we felt that for the health and safety of all our participants, it was preferable to cancel the Tacoma event than to go ahead. Our hope is that this cancellation will simplify the lives of those who had committed to participate but may now be facing personal and business challenges. 
No. The PMA conference will be back in 2021!
PMA 2021 will take place in Palm Springs, CA, Oct. 6-9, 2021.
The Pilates Educators SUMMIT has been postponed until further notice. More information on this event will be disseminated as it becomes available.
Yes, the PMA will cancel your hotel reservation on your behalf. You will receive a cancellation confirmation email. Hotel reservations that were not booked through the PMA hotel booking system will not be cancelled for you. If you booked outside of our room block or online at another hotel, you will need to cancel your own reservation.
PMA is not able to assist with travel arrangements you made on your own. However, most airlines have made special provisions to address flight cancellations. Please contact your travel agent or the airline directly to learn about your options.
Contact the NPCP at certification@natpcp.org. The NPCP will work with certificants to complete their renewal without unnecessary stress.
The PMA will do its best to transfer the 2020 program to 2021, but we can’t guarantee that it will be exactly the same.
Yes! Tanya Nieto-Winzey will send mat teachers an email with action items on your part if you wish to teach at PMA 2021.
Yes! Tanya Nieto-Winzey will send workshop presenters an email with action items on your part if you wish to present at PMA 2021.
Unfortunately, you will not be able to transfer your slot to another year beyond 2021 and would need to re-apply in order to teach at a future conference.
No, we will not launch the presenter application this summer, we are transfering our 2020 program to 2021.

Volunteers

Given the hardships and uncertainty confronting our world on every level due to COVID-19, we felt that for the health and safety of all our participants, it was preferable to cancel the Tacoma event than to go ahead. Our hope is that this cancellation will simplify the lives of those who had committed to participate but may now be facing personal and business challenges. 
No. The PMA conference will be back in 2021!
PMA 2021 will take place in Palm Springs, CA, Oct. 6-9, 2021.
The Pilates Educators SUMMIT has been postponed until further notice. More information on this event will be disseminated as it becomes available.
Yes, the PMA will cancel your hotel reservation on your behalf. You will receive a cancellation confirmation email. Hotel reservations that were not booked through the PMA hotel booking system will not be cancelled for you. If you booked outside of our room block or online at another hotel, you will need to cancel your own reservation.
PMA is not able to assist with travel arrangements you made on your own. However, most airlines have made special provisions to address flight cancellations. Please contact your travel agent or the airline directly to learn about your options.
Contact the NPCP at certification@natpcp.org. The NPCP will work with certificants to complete their renewal without unnecessary stress.
Yes, you do not need to resubmit your volunteer application for the 2021 conference. We will contact you before March 2021 to confirm you are still interested in volunteering at PMA 2021.
Please contact Maly De Jesus at maly@pilatesmethodalliance.org to notify us of any changes to your personal contact information. Eg.: your home address, phone number, email address.
Yes, you will be able to apply to volunteer at PMA 2021. More information will be available early next year.

Exhibitors

Given the hardships and uncertainty confronting our world on every level due to COVID-19, we felt that for the health and safety of all our participants, it was preferable to cancel the Tacoma event than to go ahead. Our hope is that this cancellation will simplify the lives of those who had committed to participate but may now be facing personal and business challenges. 
No. The PMA conference will be back in 2021!
PMA 2021 will take place in Palm Springs, CA, Oct. 6-9, 2021.
The Pilates Educators SUMMIT has been postponed until further notice. More information on this event will be disseminated as it becomes available.
Yes, the PMA will cancel your hotel reservation on your behalf. You will receive a cancellation confirmation email. Hotel reservations that were not booked through the PMA hotel booking system will not be cancelled for you. If you booked outside of our room block or online at another hotel, you will need to cancel your own reservation.
PMA is not able to assist with travel arrangements you made on your own. However, most airlines have made special provisions to address flight cancellations. Please contact your travel agent or the airline directly to learn about your options.
Contact the NPCP at certification@natpcp.org. The NPCP will work with certificants to complete their renewal without unnecessary stress.
Exhibitors of PMA 2020 will have the option to have booth fees fully refunded or to keep a credit on file to exhibit at PMA 2021. If you choose to have your fees refunded, PMA will issue your refund within 30 days as of March 25, 2020. We ask for your patience and cooperation during this process.
Maly De Jesus will be in touch to further discuss your options. However, you can also reach out with questions to maly@pilatesmethodalliance.org.

Conference Sponsors

Given the hardships and uncertainty confronting our world on every level due to COVID-19, we felt that for the health and safety of all our participants, it was preferable to cancel the Tacoma event than to go ahead. Our hope is that this cancellation will simplify the lives of those who had committed to participate but may now be facing personal and business challenges. 
No. The PMA conference will be back in 2021!
PMA 2021 will take place in Palm Springs, CA, Oct. 6-9, 2021.
The Pilates Educators SUMMIT has been postponed until further notice. More information on this event will be disseminated as it becomes available.
Yes, the PMA will cancel your hotel reservation on your behalf. You will receive a cancellation confirmation email. Hotel reservations that were not booked through the PMA hotel booking system will not be cancelled for you. If you booked outside of our room block or online at another hotel, you will need to cancel your own reservation.
PMA is not able to assist with travel arrangements you made on your own. However, most airlines have made special provisions to address flight cancellations. Please contact your travel agent or the airline directly to learn about your options.
Contact the NPCP at certification@natpcp.org. The NPCP will work with certificants to complete their renewal without unnecessary stress.
Sponsors of PMA 2020 will have the option to have sponsorship fees fully refunded or to keep a credit on file to sponsor at PMA 2021. If you choose to have your fees refunded, PMA will issue your refund within 30 days as of March 25, 2020. We ask for your patience and cooperation during this process.
Maly De Jesus will be in touch to further discuss your options. However, you can also reach out with questions to maly@pilatesmethodalliance.org