Pilates Teacher

10 Amazing Benefits Of Leading Your Pilates Business with Purpose

You must believe in what you do, and the goal is to sell someone on becoming a member of what you do. Maybe this is buying a 10-pack of classes, or scheduling their next session with you. You can learn to look at this as giving them a gift to stay in touch and make sure they stay on track to reach their goals.Read More

Six Tips To Better Cue The Breath in Pilates

The reason why the subject of breathing causes never-ending confusion is that breathing is both a very finely tuned autonomic process, as well as under our conscious control. Hence it can be altered, but we may wonder whether it should be. This will always have a very complex impact on the rest of our being. Read More

5 Ways Pilates Can Support Your Mental Health

Pilates is often promoted as being great for ‘core strength’ or ‘reducing back pain’, both of which it certainly can do. (I know, as back pain was the main reason I took up Pilates in the first place). Through personal experience and in teaching clients in private and group settings, I now know that Pilates has consistently supported me in managing my own anxiety. The practice can be instrumental in supporting the positive mental health of others.Read More

The Influence Of Imagery On Neurobiology. This is Powerful!

A lot of the research in motor imagery supports that if you rehearse the movement before you do it, afterward it’s better.  That is very interesting, but what about going further back even into the emotional aspect? What about working with the limbic system and how it affects all that movement and working directly at the endocrine and cellular level and doing imagery there.  So instead of just looking at the results and then trying to find explanations, go directly into the tissue with imagery and see if that’s measurable. No one has ever done that, why not?  Read More

Do You Really Understand Pelvic Floor Health?

Coming from where he (Kegel) identified squeezing these muscles, which led to improvement in stress urinary incontinence, we’re now fifty-plus years later still talking about Kegels. So I really call them a pelvic floor muscle exercise, because there are a lot more dynamics to it. Read More