Jasmine’s journey to be a Pilates Matwork teacher (week 3)

As mentioned in my previous post, it was a nightmare when I was faced with different types of bodies, different levels of skills, and varying degrees of body awareness, ALL AT ONE TIME. Also, I had difficulties in introducing breathing to my students. To ensure these problems will not surface in my next class, I

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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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Become a Pilates Matwork Teacher

As Pilates becomes more popular and well known, there have been more enquiries to become a qualified Pilates Teacher. Most if not all Pilates teaching training programs in the market today require 12 to 18 months of commitment to become a fully qualified Pilates teacher. This is largely due to the number of movements on

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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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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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