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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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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Message from Second Generation Pilates Teachers

Pilates teachers: listen up! At the Fletcher Pilates Conference 2013 (3-5 May 2013), a panel consisting of second generation Pilates teachers Kyria Sabin, Michelle Larsson, Deborah Lessen, Cara Reeser, Blossom Crawford, Jillian Hessel, Dianne Severino, Brett Howard and Amy Taylor Alpers had this message to share: 1. Learn the history 2. Respect and honour those

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