We speak to Alice, a dance teacher, and one of our TTs from our January 2021 Intake for our Pilates Matwork Teacher Certification on why she decided to take up her certification, and why she feels it is addictive!

Introduce yourself I’m Alice, a LaSalle dance graduate. Upon graduating, I join a contemporary dance company to continue on performing. At the same time, I’m also very passionate in teaching hence I take the step to be a dance teacher while I’m still pursuing my dance career. And currently, I’m here at BTA on my

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PARTNERSHIPS AND AFFILIATES

PARTNERSHIPS AND AFFILIATES Having been in the business of fitness education since 2008, we have seen that one of biggest concerns of fresh Pilates graduates is securing a job in a studio. From a business owner perspective, we have seen and reaped the benefits of having a team of teachers with whom we have groomed

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Why Train Barefoot?

We sit down with three of Pilates BodyTree’s Teachers; Dorcas, Jeremy and Germin and find out why Barefoot Training is important, not just for runners. Can you introduce yourself?  Germin (G): Hello. Germin here. I have been teaching yoga since 2009 and Pilates since 2017. I have been practicing both modalities for at least 10

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Educator Spotlight: Jane Fok.

She’s been teaching the BTA Pilates Matwork Teacher Certification both in Singapore and Indonesia and has inspired many around her start on this path on being a Pilates Teacher. We find out, what inspires her to share her knowledge and why she chose to be an Educator. Tell us about yourself! I love to move!

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Getting to know Kris Ng

Kris Ng, Co-founder of BodyTree Group and its sister companies, Pilates Teacher and Educator and mother; We chat with Kris to find out how this super-mum juggles her different roles and her quick advice to other working mums. Tell us more about yourself I co-founded BodyTree Group and its sister companies but first and foremost,

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Getting to know Daniel Chan – From Gym instructor to Director of Education at BodyTree Academy

You can feel his presence from afar – energetic, incredibly fit and incredibly knowledgeable; we sit with our Director of Education, Daniel Chan, Introduce yourself, and when you decided to make the switch and why.  Hi, I’m Daniel chan. I am the Director of Education at BodyTree Academy. I am also a Pilates teacher, Bodyweight

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Knowing when to strengthen and when to release/ stretch

What will you do if your client comes up to you and say this exercise/ movement feels uncomfortable? Or what will you do if your client gets the movement concept but just can’t do the movement well despite trying multiple cues? And what will you do if your client just feel hamstrings and can’t get

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How to become a Pilates Teacher with Tabitha Poh

Tabitha Poh was a dancer turned ballet teacher and also spent some time working in a corporate position, before leaving to pursue a career in Pilates. We take a seat on the Spine Corrector to find out more on her transition from part time teacher to full time, about her role as Managing Director of

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Understanding Knee Pain Due to Misalignment for Pilates Teachers

Over the years of being a Pilates teacher, I observed that knee pain complaints from clients are getting more prevalent. Within this week, I have two clients with knee pain (on the inside) which they have not experienced before or have not experienced for quite sometime. Probing further I found out they experienced knee pain

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