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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. Love Your 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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Aug. 18, 2022

8. Why Pilates Teachers Need A Niche

Have you heard about niche marketing? About the importance of picking an Ideal Client Avatar? Do you struggle with this, because you know Pilates is good for everybody and you want to reach the largest number of potential cli...

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Aug. 16, 2022

7. Exercise for Aging Bodies

According to the NY Times , "Falls are the second leading cause of unintentional injury deaths worldwide". While we can talk about exercise in terms of cardio, strength, and endurance, I find it much more useful to talk to my...

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Aug. 11, 2022

6. Building A Pilates Business That Works for Your Life

Pilates Teachers - If you are working way too many hours for way too little money, you're not alone. But it doesn't have to be that way! I outline some things to think about that can help you make more …

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Aug. 9, 2022

5. Pilates Doesn't Have To Be Complicated

I talk to so many potential clients who love simple and effective workouts, and steer clear of Pilates. Most recently, someone told me that she went to a studio and left feeling like Pilates had to involve equipment and was …

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Aug. 4, 2022

4. The State of Pilates with Joan Breibart

Pilates is at a crossroads (as is all fitness right now), and we need to decide whether to look ahead and move forward, or focus on the past. I've been working with Joan Breibart for over 30 years, since I …

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Aug. 2, 2022

3. Outfit Your Home Pilates Studio for Under $200

Pilates, in fact, does not require big expensive equipment! Listen for some Pilates history, what the equipment does, and how you can mimic the studio equipment at home for under $200 total. A montage of Joe Pilates - https:/...

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July 28, 2022

2. Muscle Confusion Isn't A Thing

This is for everybody, including Pilates & Fitness trainers! If you've been focused on doing different things all the time to "confuse" your muscles, you're actually doing yourself a disservice. While your brain may be easily...

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July 26, 2022

1. The Myth of Neutral Spine

You may have heard the phrase "neutral spine" in a Pilates or other exercise class, and I bet that neither you nor the trainer who said it understands what neutral spine means. There's a reason for that.... More about me …

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July 26, 2022

0. Introduction

Hello, my friends! Just a quick introduction. I'm Lynda Lippin, the Pilates Goddess behind Lynda Lippin Pilates, Strong Bones Pilates™, & the Pilates Teacher Mastermind®. I've been in the Pilates and fitness game for 33+ year...

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