Ken Endelman – The man behind Balanced Body

Working with Pilates as I do, I get to interview some of the most inspirational people involved with Pilates over the years. It makes my job so much more rewarding and helps to inspire and inform our ever increasing audience of Pilates enthusiasts. During Pilates on Tour 2016 in London, I got to interview Ken […]

The Business Side of Teaching Pilates

Choosing where to study Pilates as an apprentice can be tough. Many consider location, costs, equipment, exercises and Teacher Trainer. What about business skills taught? Did you know what to do to build your business after your apprenticeship? As you read in our previous article “The Pilates Apprentice Story” each apprentice chose their programs based […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Introducing Suzanne Scott

I was fortunate enough to catch up with Suzanne Scott, a Pilates teacher I greatly admire. Suzanne has been designing and delivering Pilates teacher training and movement courses since 1996 and is a founder member of Pilates Foundation. She is based at her studio in Somerset, England, and also works as a consultant in elite performance, […]

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 […]

Where Oh Where Should I Have My Studio?

For many Pilates teachers both new and experienced, there comes a time when they need to decide where they will locate their practice.  A spare room at home? A commercial space? A facility within a health club or medical facility?  What works best and which option makes the most sense? There are clear benefits to […]

Are You Giving Yourself Enough Credit?

Are you a Pilates instructor that is passionate about delivering the best Pilates you can to your clients?  You watch on in admiration as your clients improve their bodies and minds in life changing ways, yet you still have a niggling feeling that you’re not good enough?  Stop for a moment and ask yourself: Are […]

Amit Younger – Interview Part 1

Sometime ago we met up with the lovely Amit Younger to ask him about his life and his professional career.  You will know Amit as a co-founder and a teacher/presenter on Pilates On Demand and proprietor of Pilates Junction. Tell us a bit about you  I was born in the south of Israel in a town named Eilat, right on the […]