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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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Member Spotlight: To enhance my skills as a Pilates teacher I would like to learn more about...


Being in this business for over 30 years ~ our clients are aging and some are starting to get dementia or such. And also, some have passed, which is extremely difficult for us...

 

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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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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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Member Spotlight: What do you wish more people knew about Pilates?


I wish that people knew that the Pilates method is an excellent tool to use for individuals with neurological conditions such as MS, Parkinson's and stroke. I have been a fitness trainer for over 30 years and a Pilates practitioner...

 

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Member Spotlight: What do you wish more people knew about Pilates?


What I wish more people knew about Pilates is that each apparatus is a specific tool to help with a specific issue in a specific situation. Joseph Pilates invented his apparatus with specific students in mind...

 

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Eight Ways to Make Your Classes a Refuge from Modern Life


Life today is full to say the least. We have so many opportunities and also so many responsibilities. One of the great things about a Pilates session is the chance we have to focus on ourselves and leave our responsibilities...

 

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5 Tips on How to Sell Pilates (to even the most skeptical clients)


Are you wondering how you can get more new clients through the door of your studio and onto your schedule? If so, you're not alone. Most Pilates teachers struggle with this from time to time in their careers...

 

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