Archive for the Pilates teacher Category

Jasmine’s journey to be a Pilates Matwork teacher (week 2)

A new milestone in life – my first Pilates class! Choreographing the layout of class is just as difficult as I thought. To compensate for my poor memory, I had to practice repeatedly to ensure my body remembers the order of pieces. It was nerve-wrecking at the start of the class as it has been […]

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Jasmine’s journey to be a Pilates Matwork teacher (week 1)

Finally, the long-awaited Pilates Matwork teacher training program was here! Despite knowing that my precious weekend would be burnt, it is still pretty exciting to have a deeper understanding of the exercises I have been practising for the past 6 months. I guess what’s scary for me is the “theory” part of the teacher training […]

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Being a Pilates Teacher Can Be The Best Career Choice

When I was choosing which subjects to pursue in university, I definitely did not consider fitness instructor, yoga teacher or a Pilates teacher as a career.  Actually, it never crossed my mind – truthfully, I didn’t know what I wanted to do then! Today, more than 30 years later, there is still no requirement of a […]

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Why a Pilates Teacher Must Study Human Anatomy

I still remember my early days when studying to become a Pilates Teacher. I sat through my first anatomy session and to say the least, I was completely lost – the language was totally unfamiliar although it was conducted in English! Why is it important for a Pilates Teacher to have a good understanding of anatomy? […]

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Do You Prefer to Teach Pilates Private Sessions or Pilates Group Classes?

During my training to become a qualified Pilates Teacher, I was required to learn, practice, and teach in both formats: Pilates private sessions and Pilates group classes. Now that I am teaching full time, I sometimes ask myself – which type do I prefer to teach? My preference is Pilates private sessions. And here’s why: […]

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Awareness of SI Joint Dysfunction for a Pilates Teacher

As a Pilates Teacher, I continue to be amazed by the human body and the uniqueness of each individual client that I teach. Clients with a similar problem (e.g. back pain) may respond differently to the same movement.  It comes down to the real cause of the problem – however, this is not an easy […]

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How did I become a Pilates Teacher?

Are you like me when it comes to finding your ideal job or career? Somehow I am a Pilates Teacher and I like it. It was not in my original plan! Someone once said – when you set goals, somehow or other you will find a way to achieve them. One of my goals is […]

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