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How to Get A Group Learning

November 22, 2013

Everyone has, at one time or another, been in a movement or fitness class where it felt like they were the only one that wasnโ€™t getting the exercise. You feel like you barely got the movement before the teacher moved on to the next exercise. This can be frustrating.

As a teacher itโ€™s important to being sensitive to this situation especially when teaching group classes. Your goal…

New Teachers

8 Rules for Successful Sessions

September 9, 2013

You have just been hired by a studio to teach Pilates as an Apprentice Pilates Instructor. Yay!

You know your stuff. You have studied the exercises, know the goals of each exercise, and have practiced cuing them over and over. You studied your anatomy and can tell a client what muscle is working when. But what exactly should be your general goals for your first session with a client?

Here…