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Including the Pilates Principles in your classes

Published on 13 May 2016

Using the Pilates principles is part of layering and teaching. Here are a few tips on how to ensure they are embedded into your teaching style.

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5 tips for starting your own Pilates class

Published on 11 May 2016

At the beginning of your Pilates training you will have been encouraged to start teaching. Now you're qualified, how do you start your own class?

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Is Pilates safe during pregnancy?

Published on 04 May 2016

In the hands of the right instructor, Pilates is not only safe but highly recommended during pregnancy.

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Overcome Stress Incontinence with Pilates

Published on 19 April 2016

As a Pilates instructor, people will ask your advice on all sorts of health related issues. One of the more embarrassing subjects is stress incontinence.

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Pilates in C-section recovery

Published on 11 April 2016

Top tips on C-sections: how to start your recovery, when to start your recovery and what Pilates exercises to perform.

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Pilates specifics for knee injury rehab

Published on 15 March 2016

Let’s start with a bit of anatomy revision. In simple terms, we have 2 bones making up our lower leg (our fibula and our tibia), one bone in our thigh (our femur) and our patella (knee cap).

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The importance of layering when teaching Pilates

Published on 23 February 2016

Layering is the difference between teaching a safe and effective class and teaching a potentially harming waste-of-time class. That’s how crucial it is that you continue to layer your exercises throughout your Pilates career.

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My top five Pilates exercises and why! Part 2

Published on 08 February 2016

Here are the remaining three exercises that I like to use in each of my Pilates sessions.

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My top five Pilates exercises and why! Part 1

Published on 02 February 2016

We all have our favourite Pilates exercises. Sometimes they’re our favourites because we’ve seen what great results our clients have achieved by doing them regularly. Other times it might be that we use them to create a good structure to our classes.

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A trip around the original Joseph Pilates studio

Published on 30 December 2015

I’ve been teaching Pilates for 13 years and part of the Future Fit Pilates team for 6 years. I’ve had every imaginable job in the fitness industry, but it’s Pilates that’s held my attention by gaining results.

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