Indemnity Insurance

Pilates Association Australia Member Insurance

You’ve worked hard to build your reputation as a Pilates professional. The last thing you need is the stress of finding insurance to support your work.

That’s why the PAA is partnered with BMS to offer the PAA Member Insurance program. The program offers a range of comprehensive insurance solutions to meet your professional needs, and of course give you peace of mind.

FAQs for the PAA Member Insurance Program

What cover is available to you?

Professional Indemnity (PI) Insurance

You may face situations where your patients look to hold you responsible for injuries they believe are due to your professional services. This is where Professional Indemnity (PI) insurance can step in.

PI insurance protects you by ensuring that your legal defence is coordinated and paid for if a claim is made against you. Your PI insurance also covers the cost of patient compensation or damages.

Features include:

  • $10M Professional Indemnity & $20M Public & Products Liability insurance cover per claim
  • Retroactive cover*
  • Cover for public relations expenses with up to $50K per claim

What’s more, the policy also extends to cover other modalities including:

  • Yoga
  • Barre
  • Power Plate
  • Core Align
  • Franklin Method
  • Buff Bones®

Is your modality not listed? Speak to a BMS broker about policy extensions at or call 1800 940 764.

Refer to the Policy Wording for full policy inclusions.


Public & Products Liability Insurance

If a client slipped or fell in your studio you could face a public liability claim. Public Liability insurance may support you in the event a client becomes injured from an accident in your premises like the scenario described. Product Liability insurance can help in the event the use of a product you sell, supply, or manufacture causes injury to a client.


Additional cover

If you currently hold a Professional Indemnity and Public & Products Liability policy with BMS, additional cover is available to you. This includes:

  • Business Insurance
  • Entity Insurance
  • Cyber Liability Insurance
  • Personal Accident Insurance

Additional cover may offer greater peace of mind.

How do you apply?

As long as you hold a current PAA membership you can get cover in minutes. Simply log in to your PAA membership portal, navigate to the Member Insurance Program and apply for cover using the dedicated PAA BMS link.

BMS will email all of your important insurance documents once your cover is confirmed. For more information, speak to a BMS broker at or call 1800 940 764.

Who is BMS

BMS is the official and exclusive broker for PAA.

BMS is part of the wider BMS group which is dedicated to providing coverage and value-added services to associations and their members. The BMS group provides cover to more than 700,000 healthcare and regulated professionals through 100+ associations across Australia, Canada, Europe and New Zealand. This experience gives BMS a unique insight and ability to create and deliver significantly enhanced and continuously evolving member centric insurance programs. This includes ensuring broad, market-leading coverage, evidence-based risk management and exceptional member service.

To find out more visit the BMS website for more information.


*Conditions apply. In arranging this insurance for our members PAA is acting as a distributor of BMS Risk Solutions Pty Ltd (BMS) AFSL 461594, ABN 45161187980. The insurance is issued by BMS under binder with Certain Underwriters at Lloyds. When acting under a binder BMS acts as agent for the insurer and not as your agent. This is general advice only and BMS has not considered whether it is suitable for your particular objectives, needs or financial situation. Please read the Policy Wording and Financial Services Guide before making a decision about purchasing this policy.