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Nov. 10, 2022

32. Safe Movement for All Spines with Gwen Miller

If you have a spine, and especially if you have back pain or teach Pilates or any movement to clients with back pain and spine pathologies, this episode is for you! Today's guest is the fabulous Gwen Miller, author of …

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Nov. 8, 2022

31. Why There Is An Order To Pilates

Did you know that there really is an order to the Pilates exercises? And that knowing the order will make structuring a workout so much easier, whether it's for yourself or a client? Today I deep dive into the order …

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Nov. 3, 2022

30. Pricing Your Pilates Services

Pricing your Pilates services is a hugely important step in creating your business. While it may seem OK to go by what "the going rates are" in your area, that's actually NOT the way to go. In this episode I …

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Nov. 1, 2022

29. Rebuilding Our Pilates Community with Dr. Martin Kettelhut

If you enjoyed last week's episode about The Latest Pilates Lawsuit, you need to listen to this interview. I invited my dear friend from graduate school, executive coach Dr. Martin Kettelhut, to talk about rebuilding and heal...

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Oct. 27, 2022

28. Building A Burnout-free Pilates Biz with Alyson Limehouse

Today I'm talking to my friend Alyson Limehouse, CEO Of Rollology Fitness, about her mission to serve clients and Pilates teachers. We cover the state of Pilates, working with people in chronic pain, how and why she started R...

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Oct. 25, 2022

27. On the Latest Pilates Lawsuit

Yes, Sean Gallagher is at it again. After losing the Pilates trademark in an historic federal court decision, Sean's now suing over the social media sharing of historical Pilates images that he purchased. This is a clear exam...

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Oct. 20, 2022

26. How Healing Happens Online with Matthew J. Brownstein

Today's episode is juicy! In the Pilates world, we have started discussing the questions of whether we can effectively teach Pilates to clients online, train teachers online, and offer effective continuing education online. T...

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Oct. 18, 2022

25. So, Your Doctor Sent You to Pilates

Today's episode is for you if you've had any kind of of chronic pain, surgery, or injury rehab where your doctor sent you to Pilates "because it will be good for you." Yes, Pilates will most likely be great for …

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Oct. 13, 2022

24. Effective Approaches to Fitness with Steve Washuta

How happy am I to finally host my friend and fellow fitness professional, Steve Washuta from TrulyFit! This conversation is useful for fitness professionals and for clients. We discuss what effective fitness training looks li...

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Oct. 11, 2022

23. How To Modify Any Exercise

There are 3 ways to modify any exercise, and once you understand them you'll be much more empowered in your workouts. If you're a Pilates teacher who would like to learn more, check out https://facebook.com/groups/pilatesprof...

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Oct. 6, 2022

22. Empowering Women To Advocate for Themselves and Others with Patri…

Women's empowerment is near and dear to my heart (I used to teach women's studies and feminist theory), and I can't think of a better person to discuss this with than my friend, Patricia V. Hayes. We talk about the …

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Oct. 4, 2022

21. Pilates Teacher Training

Today I explore the good, bad, and ugly in the world of Pilates teacher training. Learn more about brand-specific trainings, online only trainings, and why a comprehensive full-system Pilates training is your best bet for set...

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Sept. 29, 2022

20. Being A Healthy Human, Part 2 with Dr. Sam Slattery

Welcome back for Part 2 of my discussion with Dr. Sam Slattery, author of The Body Cooperative . Hubby & I have know Dr. Sam fr over a decade. He was a big part of our medical team when we …

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Sept. 27, 2022

19. Being A Healthy Human, Part 1 with Dr. Sam Slattery

My guest this week is Dr. Sam Slattery, author of The Body Cooperative . Hubby & I have know Dr. Sam for over a decade. He was a big part of our medical team when we lived in Turks & …

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Sept. 22, 2022

18. Going More Joe® with Sunni Almond

Catching up with my dear friend Sunni Almond, founder of Going More Joe®, is always a treat! I've taught Sunni, taught with and for Sunni, and always find her to be funny, refreshing, and very real. Sunni has been teaching …

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Sept. 20, 2022

17. Moving Through Menopause with Wendy Kleinke

I love to talk with other fitness and wellness professionals who also help women who are going through menopause, and my friend Wendy Kleinke is one of those people. This conversation that we had last year is so full of …

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Sept. 15, 2022

16. Teach Pilates with Confidence with Tania Huddart

Over the past decade, too many talented teachers in the Pilates industry have stopped teaching because of burn-out, debilitating stress, imposter syndrome, and lack of confidence. Luckily, there are Pilates teachers like Tani...

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Sept. 13, 2022

15. Pilates and Lower Back Pain

So many people seek out Pilates to help with lower back pain. ***Make sure you see a medical professional to make sure you are cleared to exercise! If you're not sure why your back hurts, don't expect your Pilates teacher …

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Sept. 8, 2022

14. Make An Impact In Your Pilates Business with Alison Marsh

This episode is so full of actionable, effective advice for Pilates teachers! I've known Alison Marsh from Pregnancy Pilates Impact for about 20 years, and we have never met in real life. In fact, this was our first conversat...

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Sept. 6, 2022

13. Basic Exercises Are The Best Exercises

So many Fitness trainers, Pilates teachers, and yoga teachers believe that we need to do new and varied movements all the time. In fact, I've heard people complain about the basics, calling them boring and questioning their u...

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Sept. 1, 2022

12. Cues Pilates Teachers Shouldn't Use

You may notice that I have very distinct opinions about how to teach Pilates, and especially regarding language and cues. The three cues I outline in this episode are useless, confusing, and ultimately can harm your clients. ...

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Aug. 30, 2022

11. How To Choose A Pilates Teacher

There are several considerations when you're choosing a Pilates teacher, and most of them start with you! In this episode I outline the major questions you need to answer for yourself about why you're seeking out Pilates, and...

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Aug. 25, 2022

10. Aussie Pilates Pioneer - Allan Menezes

I'm super excited about this interview! I've known Allan Menezes for about 30 years, and had clients who had great outcomes after working with him while they were working in Australia. [Note that my audio has some echo. It's ...

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Aug. 23, 2022

9. Exercise for Bone Health

With osteoporosis being a health crisis in the US, and falls & fractures being a leading cause of death, we need to know all we can about bone health. No matter what else you do for your bones, exercise is …

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