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Pilates Teachers' Manual

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Pilates Teachers' Manual is your guide to becoming a great Pilates teacher! I discuss everything about being a Pilates teacher, from certification, class preparation, and scheduling, to working in studios, gyms, and in clients' homes, online and beyond! This podcast is for YOU if you are a current Pilates instructor, an aspiring Pilates instructor, or anyone who wants to learn more about the world of teaching Pilates!

Pilates Teachers' Manual is your guide to becoming a great Pilates teacher! I discuss everything about being a Pilates teacher, from certification, class preparation, and scheduling, to working in studios, gyms, and in clients' homes, online and beyond! This podcast is for YOU if you are a current Pilates instructor, an aspiring Pilates instructor, or anyone who wants to learn more about the world of teaching Pilates!

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United States

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Pilates Teachers' Manual is your guide to becoming a great Pilates teacher! I discuss everything about being a Pilates teacher, from certification, class preparation, and scheduling, to working in studios, gyms, and in clients' homes, online and beyond! This podcast is for YOU if you are a current Pilates instructor, an aspiring Pilates instructor, or anyone who wants to learn more about the world of teaching Pilates!

Language:

English


Episodes

Hosting A Webinar

5/12/2022
Interested in hosting an online workshop? Today we dive into hosting a webinar, how to get started, what to keep in mind, and all the awesome ways hosting an online workshop can support your growth as a Pilates teacher and practitioner. Tune in! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesteachersmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here:...

Duration:00:22:14

Special Guest - Stephanie Benton

4/28/2022
The wonderful Stephanie Benton of Inspired Brand Co. joins me on the podcast today! She shares her teaching experience, valuable marketing insights, and several ways to expand your business in a way that supports your self-care and personal growth. Tune in! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesteachersmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here:...

Duration:00:49:21

Guidelines For Working With Pregnant Clients

4/14/2022
Chances are, if you teach Pilates you will teach pregnant clients. Today we revisit the best practices for working with pregnant clients and review the latest guidelines to build your knowledge and inspire confidence. Tune in! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesteachersmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here: http://bit.ly/pilatesteachersmanual. Be sure to...

Duration:00:22:30

Special Guest - Gwen Head

2/24/2022
The fabulous Gwen Head joins me on the podcast today. She shares finding a balance between her career as a Pilates teacher and an HR professional, discovering the type of Pilates teacher she wanted to be, growing her confidence, and more. Tune in! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesteachersmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here:...

Duration:00:47:03

Transitioning To Virtual Teaching (Revisited)

2/10/2022
Today's episode looks at the bigger picture of teaching Pilates virtually, what remote teaching can look like, some ways to begin that transition from in-person classes to remote offerings, and how I have experienced the transition myself. Tune in! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesteachersmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here:...

Duration:00:21:04

Special Guest - Raphael Bender

1/27/2022
Today Raphael Bender of Breathe Education and Pilates Elephants podcast joins me on the show. He shares how he got into Pilates (kicking and screaming), some excellent teaching strategies (like not worrying about the footbar setting), and some serious myth-busting about pain and injury (they're not the same thing!). This conversation had so many lightbulb moments and I definitely learned a few cool new things talking with him. Tune in! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow...

Duration:01:04:56

Special Guest - Rachel Reis

1/13/2022
Rachel Reis, Pilates teacher, joyful movement explorer and all around nifty human joins me on the podcast today. We talk about finding Pilates at the perfect time, making a career change to become a Pilates teacher, letting clients find the best expression of Pilates for their body, discovering your place in the Pilates field and more. Tune in! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesteachersmanual. Full show notes, episode...

Duration:00:53:57

2021 Wrap Up

1/6/2022
Happy New Year! In today's mini episode we look back at the second half of Season 5 of the podcast, share some fun stats from show, and look ahead to 2022. Tune in! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesteachersmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here: http://bit.ly/pilatesteachersmanual. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast for updates, and rate and review...

Duration:00:08:04

Special Guest - Alex Phillips

12/23/2021
Alex Phillips, founder of Alps Movement in Switzerland, joins me on the podcast. She shares her journey as a Pilates teacher, her interest in Pilates history and evolution, and adds some context to Joe Pilates as a man growing up in Germany, living in New York, and the health trends of the time. Tune in! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesteachersmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be...

Duration:00:55:23

OPTIMAL Theory and Strategies for Teaching Movement

12/9/2021
OPTIMAL Theory is a theory presented by Dr. Rebecca Lewthwaite and Dr. Gabrielle Wulf outlining what they found to be the most effective strategies to teach movement based on hundreds and hundreds of motor learning studies. They found that offering choice, creating enhanced expectancies of success, and promoting an external focus of attention to be the best strategies, but what does that mean to Pilates teachers? Tune in! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast...

Duration:00:23:42

Special Guest - Mara Sievers

11/25/2021
Mara Sievers, founder of Pilates Encyclopedia, joins me on the podcast today. She shares the inspiration behind her incredible Pilates Encyclopedia project, how she became location and schedule independent, the fundamentals of an open studio model, and her advice for new teachers. Tune in! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesteachersmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the...

Duration:00:51:12

Overcoming Doubt As A New Pilates Teacher

11/9/2021
Today we chat about doubts that new teachers may be experiencing as they begin teaching their own classes after teacher training. I know it can feel like you aren't ready to teach just yet, but there isn't one more training or workshop or conference that's going to make you feel ready. My advice is to start where you are and recognize that you will learn so much as you begin to teach. Tune in! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook...

Duration:00:21:00

Special Guest - Danica Kalemdaroglu

10/28/2021
Danica Kalemdaroglu joins me on the podcast to discuss her journey to becoming a teacher, important differences between apprenticeship and other types of teacher training, her secret sauce to teaching, and practical advice to building a fulfilling Pilates teaching career. Tune in! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesteachersmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website...

Duration:00:55:05

Evolution of Teaching Pilates

10/14/2021
Today we discuss how Pilates teachers, their goals, teaching methodologies, and teaching philosophies have evolved over time from the inception of Pilates to the current day. I also look at how I fit in the the eras of Pilates teaching and share some announcements. I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesteachersmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here:...

Duration:00:22:54

Special Guest - Bre Dumke Helfrich

9/30/2021
Bre Dumke Helfrich joins me on the podcast to discuss the impact of Pilates in her life recovering from a severe mountaineering accident, how she found her voice and place in the Pilates world, and what's most important when it comes to teaching movement. Tune in! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesteachersmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here:...

Duration:00:54:48

Special Guest - Denise Posnak Gaffney

9/2/2021
Denise Posnak Gaffney joins me on the podcast to discuss developing your unique voice as a teacher, drawing from multiple modalities to teach, and finding a balance of give and take in your business. Tune in! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesteachersmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here: http://bit.ly/pilatesteachersmanual. Be sure to subscribe to the...

Duration:00:47:39

Surviving A Busy Schedule

8/19/2021
This week we look at getting through days or weeks when your schedule is too busy and you're feeling overextended. Tune in to hear strategies for recognizing when you're in that too busy place, encouragement to cut back on classes and commitments, and things you can do in your classes in the short term to push through. I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesteachersmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter...

Duration:00:21:13

Special Guest - Josselyn Dustin

8/5/2021
Joselyn Dustin, founder of Root and Limb Pilates in Berkeley, CA, joins me on the podcast to share her Pilates journey, the transition from teaching in studios to opening her own studio, and what she's learned along the way. Tune in! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesteachersmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here: http://bit.ly/pilatesteachersmanual. Be...

Duration:00:51:32

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

7/22/2021
Imposter Syndrome, or a mental pattern of doubting your skills, talents, and accomplishments coupled with the fear of being exposed as a fraud, can strike at any time. Pilates teachers are especially vulnerable as we are often paid by attendance, clients may book private sessions with us when they like us, and we frequently work solo with a lot of time to be alone with our thoughts. Tune in to hear some of my strategies for confronting and overcoming imposter syndrome when it pops up in my...

Duration:00:21:30

Special Guest - Micki Price Havard

7/8/2021
Micki Price Havard of @mickiphit joins me on the podcast this week! She shares her Pilates journey from watching VHS tapes to teaching, all about her new book, Pilates for Everyone, and the ways she's making inclusivity the new normal in the Pilates industry on social media and beyond. Tune in! I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesteachersmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the...

Duration:00:36:17