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Successful Workshop Hosting

Hosting a successful workshop is a gratifying experience for a studio owner. When you have a captivating presenter, a room full of eager students and an exciting topic it’s a win-win proposition...


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Private Schooled: 4 Strategies to Evolve Pilates Clients from a Class Setting to Private Training

As Pilates teachers and enthusiasts, we naturally gravitate toward private sessions over group classes. We’ve seen the accelerated results first-hand and have observed the amazing impact this one-on-one approach can bring to our bodies and our lives.


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How to Program for a Diverse Group Class

With more and more people desiring community and convenience, Pilates classes are becoming more popular. But how do you make sure that everyone has a good workout when there are advanced clients and new clients in the same class?


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Tired of the Old Routine? Teach Out of Your Comfort Zone!

It is an age old saying that learning does not occur when we are too comfortable. To learn we need to be challenged, step out of our comfort zone and explore. As Pilates teachers we often push that edge with our clients...


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Is Pilates for Men as well as Women?

When I was first introduced to Pilates in 2009, I observed that the vast majority of people in the Pilates studio were female. Based on that observation, I concluded that it was an exercise regime best suited for women. I have now practiced...


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Mari Winsor, Fitness Icon and Creator of Winsor Pilates, Dies at 70 of ALS

Mari Winsor, Fitness Icon and Creator of Winsor Pilates, Dies at 70 of ALS...


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"Pilates? That's Like Yoga, Right?"

As a business owner who offers both Pilates and yoga at my studio, I run into this question on a regular basis. My answer can be detailed or basic, depending on my audience. Here are some comparison points about the two disciplines based on...


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