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Season 2

May 2, 2024

121. For Experienced Pilates Teachers

Are you bored teaching? Not feeling the work in your own body? Getting annoyed with your clients? Let's talk about how taking Pilates back to basics can invigorate your body and your teaching! Workshop link - https://app.acu...

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April 30, 2024

120. For New Pilates Teachers

Let's talk teaching Pilates and how to make it easier for you and more fun for your clients. Take Pilates back to basics! Workshop link - https://app.acuityscheduling.com/schedule.php?owner=14156973&appointmentType=category:W...

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March 12, 2024

118. Replay - Cues Pilates Teachers Shouldn't Use

This early episode from 2022 is very important! 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, c...

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March 7, 2024

117. Pilates Class Structure

Whether you're a Pilates teacher or consumer, you probably have questions about the structure of a Pilates class. In this episode I answer all your questions. Find me: Website - https://lyndalippin.com Pilates Teacher Masterm...

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March 5, 2024

116. Blended Workouts Gone Wrong

Somehow every workout class today is selling itself as blended - HIIT cardio, strength training, and mobility work all in one. Unfortunately, this approach waters down the effectiveness of each class of work, and is unsustain...

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Jan. 30, 2024

115. Pilates & AI

The future is here! Pilates teachers are using AI to create classes, and clients are using AI to replace their teachers. There's no more space for phoning it in. Find me: Website - https://lyndalippin.com Pilates Teacher Mast...

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Jan. 3, 2024

114. The Fake World of Social Media

Hello and Happy New Year! Let's talk about honesty and the lack thereof on social media, including in groups. Basically, we all struggle and screw up, but you rarely see that on social. Bombshell Pilates - https://bombshellpi...

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Dec. 30, 2023

113. 2023 Recap & 2024 Preview

2023 wasn't my best year, but I made it through stronger than ever! Let's talk about health, financial, and stressful life challenges... and how to navigate them! In 2024 look for a private Pilates teacher podcast where I bre...

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Dec. 7, 2023

112. Pilates Mat - Seal thru Push Up

We did it! Here are the final Pilates Mat exercises. Seal Crab Rocking Control Balance Push Up Find me: Website - https://lyndalippin.com Pilates Teacher Mastermind® - https://lyndalippin.com/pilates-teacher-mastermind Strong...

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Nov. 23, 2023

110. Pilates Mat - Jackknife thru Swimming

In today's adventure I tackle another set of the most challenging Pilates mat exercises to do and to teach - enjoy! Jackknife Side Kicks Teaser Hip Circle Swimming Find me: Website - https://lyndalippin.com Pilates Teacher Ma...

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Nov. 21, 2023

109. Pilates Mat - Neck Pull thru Spine Twist

Let's dive into some of the hardest Pilates mat exercises - Neck Pull, Scissors, Bicycle, and Spine Twist. Understand why they exist, how to modify them, and see where else they show up in the full Pilates studio. Find me: …

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Nov. 14, 2023

108. A Personal Update

I haven't been feeling so well for the past few weeks, since I had that new virus. Today is just a little personal update on how I'm doing and how you can find time to keep yourself healthy. Find me: …

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Nov. 8, 2023

107. Are You Really Doing Pilates?

Today I take a dive into the world of Pilates-like workouts, and into the dangers of combining too many workout modalities into one class or session. I discuss what to look out for in any workout or studio, as well …

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Nov. 2, 2023

106. Pilates Mat - Swan thru Double Leg Kick

Prone hyperextension is so crucial to functional strength! Today, let's deep dive into Swan, Single Leg Kick, and Double Leg Kick. These are super useful exercises that will help you or clients function better in all areas of...

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Oct. 31, 2023

105. Pilates Mat - Spine Stretch thru Saw

Today we start to sit up. These 4 exercises - Spine Stretch, Open Leg Rocker, Corkscrew, and Saw - work us in spine flexion, extension, and rotation. We sit, we rock & roll, we rotate the lower body with some …

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Oct. 26, 2023

104. Pilates Mat - The Ab Series

Today we have 5 exercises: single leg stretch, double leg stretch, single straight leg stretch, double leg lower lift, and criss-cross. Now we stabilize the torso and pelvis as we move the legs and arms in large ranges of mot...

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Oct. 24, 2023

103. Pilates Mat - Rolling Like A Ball

Rolling like a ball is our first experience in full spine flexion, head to tail. It's a fun one for flexion-tolerant healthy spines, and there are many ways to modify it and even make it harder! Rolling prepares us for …

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Oct. 19, 2023

102. Pilates Mat - The Single Leg Circle

Oh, The Single Leg Circle, you're so simple yet so hard. This exercise works on pelvic stability, quad and hip flexor strength, and shoulder stability. In the more advanced versions, it actually works on pelvic mobility as we...

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Oct. 17, 2023

101. Pilates Mat - The Roll Over

Today we're deep diving into The Roll Over - spine articulation in sagital plane with flexion starting from the bottom of the spine. The Roll Over is an advanced exercise - very challenging and very useful for . In the …

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Oct. 12, 2023

100. Pilates Mat - The Roll Up

Today let's deep dive into The Roll Up - spine articulation in sagital plane with flexion starting from the top of the spine. The Roll Up is certainly challenging and very useful for teaching body and spine mechanics. In the …

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Oct. 10, 2023

99. Pilates Mat - The Hundred

Today I'm starting a series of episodes where I break down each Pilates mat exercise, discussing where else they can be done in the studio, any modifications and variations, and why. The Hundred is the first mat exercise, and...

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Oct. 5, 2023

98. Let's Talk Pilates Equipment

If you do Pilates and use the equipment, you may have questions. What is the actual Pilates equipment that Joe created? Are all Pilates brands the same? What are the differences? Are balls, bands, and rollers really Pilates e...

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Oct. 3, 2023

97. Deepening Your Relationship to Pilates

What's your relationship to your body and to Pilates? Is Pilates just another way to exercise, or is it something deeper? Finally, what would it look like to experience Pilates without judgement? Find me: Website - https://ly...

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Sept. 19, 2023

96. Pilates Certification - Set Yourself Up for Success

There's a lot to think about BEFORE you start a Pilates teacher training program. You want to have training that will set you up for success. In this episode I dive into all the things you need to consider before …

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