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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 wasn’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 it’s important to being sensitive to this situation especially when teaching group classes. Your goal…

Teaching Skills

Take Your Teaching to the Next Level

September 4, 2013

Many teachers hit a bit of a plateau after they have passed their certification exam and have been teaching for about a year. Here are a few tips on how to keep take your teaching to the next level and avoid a plateau.

Be Part of a Community of Teachers

Working in isolation can lead to burn-out. I think every teacher has felt it. When you just seem to…

Pilates

A Different Way to Change Your Body

July 23, 2013

I just took an amazing workshop with STOTT PILATES® Master Instructor Trainer, Kim Kraushar at the Mindful Movement Conference in Los Angeles. The content of the workshop was fabulous– she taught creative, new exercises with wonderful cues. But I really loved Kim’s big picture commentary. One of my favorite things she said was that, “There is this idea going around that in order to change your body you…