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Announcement: Pilates Principles aid in Better Horseback Riding

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by-Jessica McNally   When you ride you quickly become aware how important it is to allow for whole body movement, flowing movement and having muscle balance to enhance the relationship with your horse. Horseback riding and Pilates intertwine on so many levels, that when you begin researching the two it is very clear why people […]

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Announcement: Belly Beautiful

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“ I think air-bushed abs are such a crock of sh*t!! Sorry!! Anyone who even thinks this is inspiring needs to go ahead and purchase photo shop and enjoy your new abs. Anyone can do that! I do not feel as if it’s de-moralizing because I put that in the same category as a cartoon. I can’t even take it seriously. “ (from a 30 something).

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Announcement: The Professional Pilates Teacher- Ethics of the Professional – Part 2

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Can your clients be your friends? Can your friends be your clients? By Laurette Ryan PMA-CPT We’ve all experienced difficulties with trying to train and work with family and friends and/or becoming friends or maybe more with clients. Sometimes these relationship work…but most times they do not. The important thing to learn is the “why”, […]

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Announcement: PMA Pilates Teacher Training Summit

Pilates -The Path to a Profession by Laurette Ryan www.balancepointpilates.com I feel that teaching the Pilates method whether contemporary or classical is a worthy and noble profession. I have been in many social settings, where, when asked what I did for work, felt I had to explain a whole lot, rather than just say-Pilates teacher. […]

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Announcement: Pilates Certified ?

  Pilates Certified? By Laurette Ryan www.balancepointpilates.com     Having been actively teaching in the movement,dance, fitness, mind-body world since I was 15 years old in 1977, my opinions on certifications have been changing & evolving for over 30 years. Yikes, that’s a little scary to admit and yet I feel that my longevity in […]

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Sticky: VOTE NOW for Laurette!

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VOTE FOR LAURETTE RYAN : Pilates Anytime Next Teacher! PLEASE CLICK THE LINK TODAY! http://www.pilatesanytime.com/next/vote.cfm#Laurette-Ryan Please vote for Laurette Ryan and enjoy the great video entries at Pilates Anytime!

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Vote for Laurette Ryan – Pilates Anytime- Next Teacher Contest!

http://www.pilatesanytime.com/next/vote.cfm#Laurette-Ryan *remember to confirm your vote through the email link. There are 74 Great Videos here. Check them out and vote for Laurette!

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Sticky: Grumpy Old Pilates Teacher?

What kind of Pilates Teacher are you? Laurette Ryan www.balancepointpilates.com I actually started my movement teaching career almost 33 years ago. As scary as it was to get up in front of a group and do my thing, it was always exciting and addictive too. The first time I ever taught a class I could […]

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Your Own Pilates Retreat

Your Own Pilates Retreat by Troy McCarty So you would like a room to work on your Pilates exercises and have some meditative space too. Super – but what next? Try to make your Pilates room a soothing color. My personal Pilates room is lavender. It’s filled with natural sunlight. I keep this room as […]

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