I Teach Pilates Everyday.

In the wake of recent events, I’m taking stock.

Everyday I teach Pilates.

Yes, it’s “just” exercise. But in these uncertain times, I’m realizing it goes beyond fitness. Let me start with a little background.

About ten years ago I

How to Capture Clients & Intensify Your Core Message

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Let’s talk messaging.

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

Is it the End of the Community Pilates Studio?

Fit4Real_IsIttheEndFor as long as I can remember, I have been working on becoming a better Pilates instructor. But I have to level with you. Lately I’ve been in a funk. Heavy with doubt and uncertainty about my chosen field. Why?…

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 …

Just Ask Questions.

Fit4Real_JustAskQuestionsWe’re getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving.

I’m flying to New York City to spend a few days with my mom. I’m pretty excited to spend a few days just wandering and enjoying her company. Well I’m there my mom and

Confidence & Vulnerability

ConfidenceVulnerability_blogOver the years as a studio manager and owner, I’ve had the opportunity to hire many wonderful instructors that are new to teaching Pilates. Even the best new Pilates teachers can struggle with confidence; it was huge roadblock for me …

Size Them Up, Build Them Up

SizeThemUpWhenever I travel I like to schedule Pilates at a local studio. It’s an opportunity to connect with teachers, learn a few new exercises, and get a great workout.

On a recent trip to Palm Springs with six of my …

Say it Out Loud!

SayItOutLoudWhile I was observing one of my students practice teaching, she demonstrated a very clear method for practice teaching. Her process was such a great strategy for learning to teach, I wanted to map it out and share it with …