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From Form To Function | How Pilates Teachers Can Make a Real Difference

How do you go from being a good Pilates teacher to a great one?

In your teacher training, you learned the form of the exercises. You learned how the movement should look and what body part should be moving where when. And that's great- that's exactly where you need to start. 

But...

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How To Improve Your Verbal Cueing in Your Pilates Classes

When you're fairly new to teaching Pilates, you might think you need to come up with a new and creative way to describe movement in each class. You try to be creative and precise. You don't want to "steal" other people's cues, imagery, or variations.

Does this sound...

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How to Reduce Pain and Increase Strength with Pilates

I'm sure you've heard the saying: "A chain is only as strong as its weakest link." It's sometimes used when referring to sports teams or other group efforts. I would like to apply this concept to the muscles in your body. When all the muscles and joints in your body are working together to...

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How to Teach a Pilates Beginner

I love hobbies (like gardening, painting, crocheting, and knitting) that calm the mind and turn us into more peaceful human beings. I find that any repetitive movement is meditative.

It’s tremendously rewarding to create something with our hands. Nowadays most of our work doesn’t show...

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A Pandemic Task Force for Pilates Teachers

If you're like most Pilates teachers, then you've had a different career or job prior to Pilates. Whether you switched from the corporate world, a career in education or any other field, you've made the decision to step into a more rewarding career. Or so you thought.

Yes, teaching Pilates is...

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Virtual Teaching Setup Tips for Pilates Teachers and Studio Owners

I hope you all are doing well despite the fact that we're all staying at home but we're making the best of it.

I have asked my good friends from The Pilates Studio in Hadley, Massachusetts here on a call with me today. They have a brick and mortar studio which they had to close during the...

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How To Teach Pilates Online During COVID-19

Many Pilates teachers and studio owners are finding themselves in a totally new arena right now. Instead of being with our students in the studio, we're trying to navigate a new world of teaching Pilates while social distancing. Naturally, a ton of questions are popping up.

I recently video...

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Pilates for Degenerative Disc Disease

If you or your student were diagnosed with degenerative disc disease, you are probably wondering if Pilates is safe for DDD. Which Pilates exercises are good for me? Which exercises are contraindicated?

When the discs of our spine are healthy, they act as cushions and shock absorbers between...

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How To Master the Pilates Boomerang One Step at a Time

Boomerang is an advanced Pilates mat exercise where the whole body gets to join in on the fun. When you look at it closely, it combines several famous Pilates positions, like The Hundred, Roll Over, Teaser, and a little bit of Double Leg Kicks.

With so much going on, it's easy to make...

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How To Cue Your Student's Posture in Standing Pilates Exercises

How do you make sure that you have good alignment in standing exercises? 

Maybe you’ve heard that you should stack the pelvis over the ankles, and the ribcage over the pelvis, and the head over the ribcage. Kind of like stacking Jenga pieces on top of each other to create a strong and...

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