Learn to Organize Teaching Cues (Try these Flashcards)

It’s tempting to try to cue every correction, in each single repetition. But not only is this a mouthful, it’s also difficult for clients to understand what to focus on.

Instead, try to cue something new for each repetition of …

Make Pilates imagery magic

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Make Pilates Imagery Magic
“Now, do the same movement as though you’re pulling a rabbit from a magician’s hat.”  As soon as the words left my lips, both my client and I burst into laughter.

Ok this may be …

Go from teacher training to your first class with confidence.

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♥ Written by Mary CobbGo from teacher training to first class

You’ve completed your first Pilates teacher training course.

Hurrah!

My first course was with STOTT PILATES® on the reformer. Now that my in-course hours are done, I need to also

How One Simple Trick Can Help You Convert More Clients Into Regulars

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SImpleTrickToConvertMoreClients

You know those teachers that always seem to have a full schedule and clients fight to get on it? Those teachers whose clients refer to them all their friends and family? And their schedule is …

How to Capture Clients & Intensify Your Core Message

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Let’s talk messaging.Fit4Real Teach On-message Pilates Holly Furgason

During a Pilates session, what is the most important message you aim to communicate to your clients? Or to say it in a different way: What are …

Pilates Teachers Must Learn Flow (and How to Teach It)

When it comes to group instruction, exercise selection is one of the most noticed components of the class.  Program design plays the defining role in how a workout is perceived, and therefore, how successful the class will be.Fit4Real_headingLayout_Flow

But coming

HOW CRITICISM CAN MAKE YOU GROW (WHY I BELIEVE FUTURE GREAT PILATES TEACHERS SHOULD AGGRESSIVELY SEEK IT OUT)

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Fit4Real_HowCriticumCanMakeYouGrowIgnorance. We all have it. And I’m going to tell you how you can overcome your own ignorance, not only by learning to deal with criticism, but by hungrily seeking

9 Insanely Easy Ways to Increase Your Pilates Class Attendance, Part 2

So, in a recent post “9 Insanely Easy Ways to Increase Your Pilates Class Attendance” we looked at how you could increase the attendance in your Pilates classes without much time and in ways that you could repeat …

9 Insanely Easy Ways to Increase Your Pilates Class Attendance

In keeping with the title of “insanely easy” I want to keep this information short and sweet. And not overwhelm you with too much all at once.  If you like what you see here, be sure to read Part 2

Why Pilates instructors are more like Narwhals than Unicorns

Ah yes, the magical unicorn stands as a fabulous yet distant symbol of our modern obsession with a magic pill that will “fix” you. The lore around unicorns stretches way back to the ancient Greeks. Nowadays we see it everywhere …