The Pilates Apprentice Story – passion and business

Whether 17 years old or 62 years old; initially trained with a classical orientation or contemporary, the experience as an apprentice in the Pilates method is an exhilarating and challenging, yet life-changing experience. My colleague and I spent a few hours getting to know five teacher-trainees a little better, asking what made them decide to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]