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September 14-17, 2023 | Fort Lauderdale, Florida

It’s time to bring our extraordinary Pilates community together again! In recent years, we’ve stayed connected in new ways, but we can’t wait to be together in person at the Pilates Empowerment Summit in Fort Lauderdale this September.

Power up your future at PES with the collective strength of instructors, enthusiasts and a supportive community of top Pilates professionals from around the world. Gain insight, heighten your Pilates practice and enhance your expertise in more than 50 unique sessions from leading industry experts, including Peak Pilates® Master Instructors that you won’t find anywhere else.

Go beyond earning CECs and empower yourself with improved technique and teaching skills, nurture your relationships within the Pilates community and link arms as we head into the future. Together we are #peakstrong!

PES Registration

Pre-Conference Sessions
September 14

Full Conference Days
September 15-16

Post-Conference Session
September 17

Friday and Saturday


The Line-Up

Pre and Post

Come to PES a day early or stay an extra day and you’ll get the inside track on our Pre- and Post-Conference sessions led by the best Master Instructors in the world. With smaller session sizes and personalized attention, you’ll maximize the weekend with hands-on training, while earning CECs.

No Bones About It! Spine, Neck & Pelvis
Franklin Method® Pelvic Power
No Bones About It! Unit of the Trunk
No Bones About It! Shoulder, Arms and Hands

You won’t want to miss the special events we’ve created for you at PES! Gather on the beach and greet the day with a beachside workout on Friday morning. On Friday evening, gather with the PES community for cocktails and conversation, featuring a panel discussion centered around the past, present and future of Pilates.

Beach Workout

Beach Workout

Friday September 15 · 6:00am – 6:45am

Wake up to and enter a new day, a new dawn, and find a new you! Immerse your body, mind, and spirit in a standing practice combining Pilates & Yoga standing exercises and asanas.

Salute the sun, honor yourself, and give an intention to your day with this beachside workout led by Mind-Body pioneer Zoey Trap.

Cocktail Reception

Cocktail Reception

Friday, September 15 · 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Join our annual cocktail reception and connect to fellow attendees and then listen to our illuminary panel as they discuss Pilates- a look back, ahead, and a focus on where the industry is now.


At PES 2023, you’ll find over 50 sessions with leading industry experts, including Peak Pilates® Master Instructors that you won’t find anywhere else. From "Chair for Athletes" and "Tower Variations" to "Sensational Spine Corrector", there’s something for every Pilates instructor and enthusiast!

Zoey Trap
MVe Chair Workout
Westin Fort Lauderdale
Beach Resort

Whether visiting South Florida on business or for a relaxing getaway, The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort offers everything you need to feel renewed and enriched. Settle into one of the redesigned rooms and suites, many of which offer ocean views; satisfy cravings with the healthful options from a 24-hour in-room dining menu, and sleep well on the iconic Westin Heavenly® Bed.

Reserve online and the discount code will be automatically applied.

$189 plus tax and resort fee per night

Westin Resort Ft. Lauderdale The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort
321 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL USA 33304

PES Demo Sale
Demo Sale!

After trying out new equipment throughout the weekend, take home your favorite pieces at huge savings. Gently-used demo equipment will be available for purchase and pick-up at the end of the event. Equipment goes fast, so we recommend reserving it ahead of time!

For more information, contact Anthea Fane at afane@maddogg.com or by calling 310-740-1671.

Certification Renewal

Did you know that you can attend this year’s Pilates Empowerment Summit (PES) in Fort Lauderdale and earn all the CECs you need to renew? Yes, you can earn all 14 CECs in just two days! How easy is that?

And, if your certification has expired, we will waive your late fee ($50) if you attend both days and apply to renew. That means you attend, apply, and will only be charged the standard $69.95 renewal fee.

So, on top of attending great workshops with fabulous presenters, earning 14 CECs, participating in the fun of the Kick Off Master Class, the cocktail reception and other special events- you can reinvigorate your standing as a Certified Peak Pilates® or FitCore™ Instructor!

Don’t hesitate- take advantage of the early bird special and book your trip for PES!