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Nov. 24, 2022

36. Pilates for Neck & Shoulders Class

Happy Thanksgiving! Today's episode is a full body, audio Pilates class that focuses on releasing neck and shoulder tension. So, get out your mat and take half an hour for yourself. Note that this is not modified for low bone density! And now for the legal disclaimer - You agree…

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Nov. 22, 2022

35. What Is Pilates?

In today's solo episode, I delve into the question of what Pilates actually is, and what it can do for your body. I discuss my story of becoming a Pilates teacher, some of Joseph Pilates' story of developing the method, and what the Pilates system was designed to accomplish. Whether…

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Nov. 17, 2022

34. Email Marketing for Pilates Teachers with Liz Wilcox

Super excited for you to hear this conversation with The Fresh Princess of Email Marketing, Liz Wilcox! We talk about everything from setting up a list, lead magnets, welcome messages and nurture series, and how to use them in your Pilates, fitness, or yoga business. My email game has has…

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Nov. 15, 2022

33. When Your Client Comes In With Lower Back Pain

Short and sweet today! A colleague of mine asked a question in a Pilates teacher's forum - "What are your tricks for lengthening out a spasming low back? Sometimes I’ll have a client come to their lesson with a low back spasm - I’m talking about a fit client who…

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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 the upcoming book, Safe Movement for All Spines - A…

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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 and why it exists. I talk about why some teachers…

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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 outline the steps of deciding how much money you need,…

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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 healing our very splintered Pilates community. We discuss the Three Cs - Community, Connection,…

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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 Rollology, and why Pilates teachers should always look for continuing education that…

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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 example of Brené Brown's power over vs. power with, as was his whole…

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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. The pandemic also brought the discussion of state licensing to the forefront, when Pilates studios weren't allowed…

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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 you! But, you may have movements and positions that you're…

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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 like, online vs. in person training, why simple is often best, and how to set yourself…

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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/pilatesprofitlab Take an effective online class with osteoporosis and chronic pain modifications at https://lyndalippin.com/strong-bones-online-pilates-studio Want to…

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Oct. 6, 2022

22. Empowering Women To Advocate for Themselves and Others with Patricia V. Hayes

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 importance of asking lots of questions, calling out what seems…

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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 setting yourself up to be as adaptable and marketable as possible. If you teach Pilates,…

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Oct. 2, 2022

The Magic of Pilates Mat

On FB, please grant Restream permission to see your name at https://chat.restream.io/fb So many Pilates teachers discount the effectiveness of the mat, and many have never learned how to modify the entire mat for "special population" (which is most of the population) clients. If this is you, how about reconnecting…

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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 lived in Turks & Caicos, and has always been a science-based,…

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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 & Caicos, and has always been a science-based, no nonsense, and very…

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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 Pilates for over 20 years, and she stays a student…

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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 fabulous information, that I'm sharing with you again here on…

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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 Tania Huddart, who are committed to helping Pilates teachers find their unique voice within our industry so we…

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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 to figure that out. It's not in our scope of…

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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 conversation where we actually saw each other! Whether you want learn more…

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