Category Archives: Pilates Certification

Announcement: The Professional Pilates Teacher- Part 3 -The Money!

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Money does evoke strong feelings, both for you and your client. Therefore clear boundaries on your part, will not only help you- but will help them as well. Clients need strong clear boundaries about your policies and relationship- this allows the therapeutic/healing/growing relationship to exist and grow.

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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: Press Release-Pilates Roundtable Conference

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Pilates Roundtable Conference-Press Release A one of a kind Pilates educational experience. This conference is all about the education. Small classes ,amazing presenters, a weekend where you will really get the skills to bring you success in the coming year. The conference is still registering and will not allow more than 200 participants register-15 students […]

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Announcement: Pilates for Regular Folks

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Laurette Ryan PMA-CPT  When I have read Joseph Pilates “Return to Life through Contrology” what occurs to me is that he isn’t writing this for the skilled dancer or athlete. The text is pretty straight forward with his views and recommendations on wellness, health and his exercises. I have watched Pilates in my experience of […]

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Announcement: Real Men-DO-Do Pilates

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Real Men- DO-do Pilates! An Interview with Bernie Nelson- An Up and Coming Force in the Pilates World. By Laurette Ryan www.balancepointpilates.com I met Bernie about 2 years ago at a Pilates Business Discussion group at the 2009 PMA convention. Bernie is a big guy, with a big voice and a big personality. He has […]

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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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Sticky: The Professional Pilates Teacher ……… Ethics of a professional relationship……. Part 1

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The Professional Pilates Teacher Ethics of a professional relationship- Part 1 Laurette Ryan PMA-CPT Do you want to be a “professional” Pilates Teacher? Do you feel you are a professional? There are so many aspects to being a professional in any given field. Many of these are outlined in our teacher training manuals and at […]

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Sticky: Pilates Teacher: Keys to Deliver Results

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Pilates Teacher :Key Steps for Delivering Results The reputation of Pilates today is under siege. Pilates? Does it really work? Is it just a new fitness trend, fancy name, few results? The reason….. “faux-lates” … yes “fake Pilates” -you can quote me here! It’s what many, too many gyms , certification mills, and bandwagon hijackers […]

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Sticky: Beginning Your Pilates Journey

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Pilates Concepts for Beginners by Laurette Ryan www.balancepointpilates.com www.balancepointstudios.com Balance Point Studios Pilates Mat Class Pilates exercises are deceptively simple and yet also complex. When beginning this program of exercises, you may feel as though you’re not quite sure if you are doing them right. This is common. Some important things for you to remember […]

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Sticky: The Pilates Nun: Rebecca Leone

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The Pilates Nun: Rebecca Leone by Laurette Ryan www.balancepointpilates.com Okay Pilates enthusiasts, have you met the Pilates Nun? Do you have one of her delightful pens? Or had the good fortune to attend one of her workshops? Yes?- you lucky dog! No?- well you must put her, on your list to do! The Pilates Nun […]

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