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Congrats, You're a Pilates Teacher! Now What?

You put in all the apprentice hours at the studio. You studied, worked out every day, and taught friends, family, and complete strangers for next to nothing. You were tested, evaluated, questioned, an...


How to Become a Pilates Instructor.

Pilates is a very unique form of exercise. It is based upon Joseph Pilates system he called Contrology. Over the years many people have created a wide variety of training programs to teach his method ...


What is Pilates?

The original name of Pilates was Contrology: The Art of Control. This method was created in the 1900's and developed over the course of Joseph Pilates' lifetime. After Joe passed away in 1967 Controlo...


Can Pilates Solve my Back Pain?

Back pain is a very complicated topic. Many people suffer daily from some degree of undefinied back pain while other people have specific issues such as herniated or ruptured discs, Scoliosis, Osteopo...


12 Common Pitfalls of Pilates Instruction

Let's face it, the Pilates method is far from just any ordinary workout. What is it? Is it like Yoga? Is it resistance training? Personal training? Is it stretching? Is it graceful and controlled...


Which Pilates is Right for You?

There are many different kinds of Pilates teacher training programs, which can leave students and potential future Pilates teachers puzzled over which one is best for them. Much of the confusion da...









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