Teaching Teachers, Who Am I Kidding?!

My teaching career has had many firsts. When I was still in my cert programs and taught as an apprentice/student teacher, where if I'm honest, I admit that I both hoped I was being watched and it was duly noted somewhere how genius I was, how well I understood my…
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Did You KNOW You Don’t Have To Belong?

Not to any Pilates organization. You can if you chose too, but it isn’t necessary, and doesn’t get you more clients. Are you shocked?!?!?! I was too when I found that out. You mean I don’t need to empty my pockets of all that hard-earned money and hop a plane…
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For the New Teacher – Thoughts from Auntie Sunni

As I browse the various Pilates forums, I always see questions about how to handle thistemperamental client, or what to do about that injury, or the group class pressure to “bring it”, or how to fit in with the other teachers – all because now you’re the FNG (Friggin’ New…
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Defy Aging! No Money, No Injections, No Pills, No Powders

Originally published in Me Time Journal Do you look in the mirror? Really look? Do you people watch, even YOUR people? Your spouse or partner, your children, grandchildren. How do you/they stand, sit, walk? Forward head and neck, rounded shoulders, looking down or up and leading with that appendage the…
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Of course size matters!

I was just at at workshop where we had taken my classical reformer and used it side by side a contemporary model reformer, no I’m not going to go there and bag on other manufacturers designs, as a matter of fact, I’m friends with manufacturers of both types of apparatus,…
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Letter to All Pilates Clients

Dear client, It’s NOT Pilates if: It’s anything from Acrobatics to sitting and meditating and finding your Zen. To be clear, I’m not bagging on any sport, any Barre, any Bosu, or Suspension Training or Yoga, Wall or Rock climbing, Skydiving, Wind-tunnel play, Acro yoga, or any yoga. Any super…
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