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Confidence & Vulnerability

April 7, 2015

Over 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 too.

It’s common for these teachers to be knowledgeable, smart, eager, and passionate but it’s almost as if they want to be so good that they sabotage themselves. By…

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Posturing for Success

July 29, 2013

Recently I watched a wonderful TED Talk by social psychologist Amy Cuddy, “Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are” (available on Netflix, TED, and YouTube). I found this talk not only helpful information to share with our clients but invaluable for us as teachers.

Her research shows a strong connection between your posturing, and not only how you’re perceived by others,…