Compliance – Alliance

Adhering to your home program Being a practitioner of the healing arts is a great job. It is immensely satisfying to precipitate a client’s recovery or improvement and then nurture them along the way to full function. But…it is probably safe to say that one of the most frustrating aspects of being in the field […]

The Missing Link

The Missing Link – Shari Berkowitz and the Pilates Teacher Intensives. You know when you feel there is something you are missing, something you know will be simple and a golden bullet, but you just can’t quite make it simple enough to see it or feel it. This has been my experience of teaching Pilates, very frustrating […]

A Pilates-Art-Creativity Dialogue

How did you become an artist? Art and beauty have always been my passion. My first words as a child, was to ask for the moon, as I wanted to bring its glowing light down to earth!  At the age of 4 my parents brought me to a Kandinsky exhibition at the Guggenheim and I […]

Pilates on Tour 2015

Pilatestree had the pleasure of being invited to Balanced Body, Pilates on Tour in London again this year and as usual on offer were great workshops hosted by some fabulous teachers. You can’t be everywhere but I managed to see a few favourites but sorry not to have been able to get to every workshop […]

Becoming a Teacher – Amit Younger – Pilates on Demand

Read Part 1 of this interview Interview with Amit Younger Part 2 I always knew that I enjoy working with people- teaching and guiding them. While I was a dancer I did some teaching of ballet and contemporary and found it really satisfying. What I realised over the years was that I mostly enjoy working […]

Pilates on Tour – The Beginning

with Nora St. John and Al Harrison of Balanced Body   Interviewers: Sharon Thompson (ST), Monica Zarebska (MZ) Respondents: Nora St. John (NSJ), Al Harrison (AH) While enjoying yet another fabulous year at Pilates on Tour, back in April 2014, we caught up with Nora and Al to find out more how Pilates on Tour […]

Interview with Rachel Taylor Segel

Tell us a bit about you I grew up in Youngstown, Ohio, in the mid west of America. I have two siblings and my sister, Amy Taylor Alpers, who is my partner, is 6 years younger than I. We both were ballet dancers  and lucky to have good teachers and ambitious ones – who put […]