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    How you as a Pilates teacher should introduce yourself to a class

How you as a Pilates teacher should introduce yourself to a class

The start of the class sets the tone for your participants. This is one of the most important parts of a good class and unfortunately most people suck at it! When you deliver a great introduction, participants get a sense of who you are and what to expect from the class.

How do you introduce […]

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    8 compelling reasons to attend the 2017 Yoga Conference & Show

8 compelling reasons to attend the 2017 Yoga Conference & Show

Body Harmonics has been part of The Yoga Conference and Show for several years now and we are thrilled to be back. We love this event because of the upbeat energy and chance to meet so many people from the yoga world and beyond.

This year we have an expanded presence at the show. In […]

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    Finding YOUR client’s fit — their “recipe” for health success

Finding YOUR client’s fit — their “recipe” for health success

Client retention is the cornerstone of any successful fitness expert’s career — this is true whether you teach group exercise or do one-on-one training. Acquiring a group exercise participant or individual client and keeping that person are two different things. Retention necessitates that every individual feel — in some way — successful. Success requires […]

8 Secrets to effective email communication

Have you ever received an email that left you feeling uneasy all day long? Perhaps it was pushy, demanding, abrupt or so long you couldn’t bear reading it.

Research shows that 64% of emails in the workplace cause tension, confusion and negative consequences. Being in the health and fitness industry, that’s basically the opposite vibe […]

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    Why an ELDOA Certification is a Great Investment for Pilates Instructors

Why an ELDOA Certification is a Great Investment for Pilates Instructors

Let’s be honest, the wellness industry is booming and there are a lot of ways to spend your money these days. It is easy to feel inundated and overwhelmed. You need to make sure you are investing your time and your money wisely.

As a Pilates teacher, studio owner, ELDOA teacher trainer, lover of mindfulness […]

Embrace your unique Pilates teaching style

One of the most valuable things I have learned through my 20 plus years as a teacher, Pilates instructor and coach is that who you are and the way you express yourself is equally, if not more important, than what you teach.

I’ve had the privilege of training hundreds of teachers while at Body Harmonics […]

6 reasons Pilates teachers should be certified

When I first started teaching Pilates I was not certified. I’d just learned what Pilates was that week, had taken two Pilates classes and somehow found myself teaching three classes per week immediately after that.

When I asked about enrolling into a Pilates certification program, I was told it takes a really long time and […]

Finally a Certified Pilates Instructor. . . Now what?!

Completing your Pilates Certification is a huge accomplishment, but it is just the beginning of establishing your Pilates career. How are you going to make yourself eye-catching to potential employers? What sets you apart from other Pilates graduates? Do you want to be an independent contractor, employee of a larger organization or open your […]

9 Leadership lessons every Pilates instructor must know

An avid student of self-development, I’ve been reading books, listening to audios, taking part in mastermind groups and attending seminars on a wide variety of topics for more than 17 years. This weekend I had my first opportunity to volunteer at a Tony Robbins Unleash the Power Within (UPW) event and get a behind-the-scenes […]

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    Tired of being broke? Here’s an easy way to turn that around (even kids can do it)

Tired of being broke? Here’s an easy way to turn that around (even kids can do it)

I’ve always been interested in money. It’s been a tool that’s created the opportunity to study with outstanding people throughout the world in the areas of investing, personal growth, peak performance, and movement. It’s also provided many lessons to me in the game of life.

Back in the late 90’s, my mother went to Harv […]