Category Archives: Pilates Teacher Training

Announcement: Headline: Dancer claims “Thank God for Pilates !

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Many times beautiful flexible dancers lack the strength need to hold their bodies together- safely. An overly-flexible body is ripe for injuries , that de-rail dance careers and cause terrible life-long pain. Pilates can align and strengthen the body in good functional patterns. Old dance injuries can be corrected and the body balanced again.

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Announcement: The Man Behind the MATness!

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“March MATness “ has been sweeping the globe this year. It is the creation of Benjamin Degenhardt , currently residing in Boston , MA . I am lucky to have met and gotten to know this amazing Pilates teacher and man this past year. To say he is a dedicated Pilates enthusiast is an under-statement. His love for, and joy in the work is evident in all he says and does….

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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, Fascia and alignment….

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Pilates, Fascia and alignment…. By Laurette Ryan PMA-CPT You’ve probably been hearing a lot lately about the role of fascia in exercise. You may have heard it described as a webbing or net enveloping the body but that is just a small piece of the picture. We can go back to the very formation 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: EMPOWER YOUR PILATES

EMPOWER your Pilates… by Laurette Ryan www.balancepointpilates.com The Pilates method of exercise has got to be one of the best systems out there. What I’ve enjoyed most through my many years of learning and teaching is it’s versatility . It is precise structure and evolving creativity. Those who preach that it is either-or , I […]

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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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