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Pilates Students' Manual

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Helping you get the most out of your Pilates classes! If you love Pilates, or are just curious about it, this podcast is for you! I'm Olivia, and every week I'll will be diving into the who, what, where, when, and why of Pilates in an engaging and enthusiastic way for new and experienced Pilates students alike. Let's learn something new!

Helping you get the most out of your Pilates classes! If you love Pilates, or are just curious about it, this podcast is for you! I'm Olivia, and every week I'll will be diving into the who, what, where, when, and why of Pilates in an engaging and enthusiastic way for new and experienced Pilates students alike. Let's learn something new!

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United States

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Helping you get the most out of your Pilates classes! If you love Pilates, or are just curious about it, this podcast is for you! I'm Olivia, and every week I'll will be diving into the who, what, where, when, and why of Pilates in an engaging and enthusiastic way for new and experienced Pilates students alike. Let's learn something new!

Language:

English


Episodes

Using Momentum In Pilates

5/19/2022
Have you heard that using momentum in Pilates is cheating? Today we debunk this myth by exploring how integral momentum is in Pilates exercises. how momentum can make exercises more accessible, and how momentum can make exercises more challenging as well. Tune in! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesstudentsmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here:...

Duration:00:20:09

Returning To In Person Private Sessions

4/21/2022
If you had private sessions in person at your home, but went virtual for COVID, this episode is for you. Today we explore a behind the scenes look at what your teacher might be juggling and important considerations to keep in mind if you're interested in returning to in person sessions. Tune in! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesstudentsmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the...

Duration:00:23:06

Pilates Class Survival Guide

2/17/2022
What do you need for your first Pilates class? Today's episode is a handy survival guide of tips and tricks to feeling comfortable and confident when you're new to Pilates. Tune in! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesstudentsmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here: https://bit.ly/PilatesStudentsManual. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast for updates, and...

Duration:00:19:54

Why Pilates Works

1/20/2022
Today we look at why Pilates works, what makes it so great, things to keep in mind when we think about Pilates, and I share some excellent news about Pilates and exercise! Tune in! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesstudentsmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here: https://bit.ly/PilatesStudentsManual. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast for updates, and...

Duration:00:18:08

Season 4 Wrap Up

12/30/2021
Today we're wrapping up Season 4 of Pilates Students' Manual! I look back on some of my favorite episodes of the season, and look forward to what's coming up in 2022! Check out the show notes for this season's stats! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesstudentsmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here: https://bit.ly/PilatesStudentsManual. Be sure to subscribe...

Duration:00:12:25

Collaboration in Pilates

12/16/2021
Pilates is not a one way street. There is a very important collaboration that happens between students and teachers that makes meeting expectations and achieving goals a team effort. Tune in to hear about how collaboration happens in both group and private sessions. I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesstudentsmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here:...

Duration:00:20:40

Inversions in Pilates

11/18/2021
Today is all about Pilates exercises that take us upside down. Tune in to hear some of the benefits of inversions, the mental and physical challenges they can entail, how to rise to those challenges, and my favorite ways to make inversions more accessible. I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesstudentsmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here:...

Duration:00:18:30

Pilates and Strength Training

11/4/2021
Today we discuss the strength training and Pilates. Strength training, also known as resistance training, is performing exercises that increase muscle strength and endurance with either body weight or external weights. Pilates is a form of strength training, but it does have some limitations. Tune in to hear how Pilates can complement your strength training! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesstudentsmanual. Full show notes,...

Duration:00:17:37

How Your Pilates Teacher Can Help You

10/21/2021
This episode looks at the scope of practice of a Pilates teacher. Understanding what your Pilates teacher can (and can't) do for you helps you to manage your expectations as a student and see how Pilates can fit into a bigger picture of health and wellness. I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesstudentsmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here:...

Duration:00:21:49

All About the Pilates Reformer

10/7/2021
Let's look at the Pilates reformer, what it is, what it does, and what the springs mean. I also share what you can expect in a reformer Pilates class if you are feeling a little hesitant about taking the leap and trying one. Tune in! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesstudentsmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here: https://bit.ly/PilatesStudentsManual. Be...

Duration:00:22:37

Buying Pilates Equipment

9/23/2021
I've bought a lot of Pilates equipment over the years, and most recently purchased a reformer. Today I share what I look for when purchasing equipment, what I take into account before buying something, and some of my recommendations for props and apparatus. Tune in! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesstudentsmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here:...

Duration:00:19:30

Shapes Your Spine Makes In Pilates

8/26/2021
Today we look at the different shapes your spine makes in Pilates, including neutral, flexion, extension, lateral flexion, and rotation. Tune in to hear where these shapes appear in your Pilates classes, and why they are important for your daily life. I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesstudentsmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here:...

Duration:00:15:40

Getting Out Of Your Comfort Zone

8/12/2021
Today's episode looks at the value of trying new things, taking classes with different teachers, and exploring movement in a variety of modalities. You don't have to be an expert in every type of exercise to to enjoy it! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesstudentsmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here: https://bit.ly/PilatesStudentsManual. Be sure to...

Duration:00:20:27

All About The Shoulder

7/29/2021
Curious about the shoulder and how teachers think about the shoulder in Pilates? Tune in to hear about the structure of the shoulder, how it moves, some shoulder myths and more! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesstudentsmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here: https://bit.ly/PilatesStudentsManual. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast for updates, and rate...

Duration:00:17:04

A Closer Look At The Roll Up

7/15/2021
This week we're breaking down the roll up exercise. Whether you're just getting started or a roll up pro, tune in to hear some tips and tricks to improve, befriend, and explore the challenging roll up exercise from mat Pilates. I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesstudentsmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here: https://bit.ly/PilatesStudentsManual. Be sure...

Duration:00:21:50

Choosing The Best Class Level For You

7/1/2021
Curious about class levels at Club Pilates, or what constitutes a beginner, intermediate, or advanced exercise? Tune in to learn about levels in classical and contemporary classes, for mat and reformer, and how to choose the best class level for you. I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesstudentsmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here:...

Duration:00:24:23

Pilates Students' Manual is Back

6/17/2021
Welcome back to Season 4 of Pilates Students' Manual! Tune in for some thank yous, some big updates to the podcast studio, and a sneak peak of the new season! Starting this season, the podcast will follow a biweekly posting schedule, with the next new episode coming out on July 2. I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesstudentsmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website...

Duration:00:11:34

Pilates in Daily Life

3/18/2021
How does the work you do in your Pilates class apply to your daily life? It has real physical and tangible applications, but it can also impact your life in larger ways. Tune in to learn more! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesstudentsmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here: https://bit.ly/PilatesStudentsManual. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast for...

Duration:00:17:43

Less Common Pilates Equipment

3/4/2021
Today we dive in the world of less common Pilates equipment, and there's some weird ones. Learn what they are, what they do, and why they're an important accessory to your Pilates practice! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesstudentsmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here: https://bit.ly/PilatesStudentsManual. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast for...

Duration:00:20:41

Common Pilates Equipment

2/11/2021
Today's episode explores pieces of Pilates equipment that are commonly used in classes, both in the studio and at home. I discuss the mat, reformer, chair, Cadillac, tower, springboard, ladder barrel, and magic circle. Stay tuned for the next episode on less common Pilates equipment! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesstudentsmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast...

Duration:00:21:33