Shelly Answers 7 Questions on Breath

When something is very natural it’s often compared to breathing; an implicit trust in an unconscious process. 17, 000 breaths a day is as natural as it comes. That’s why you’ll be surprised to know there are better breathing techniques … Continue reading “Shelly Answers 7 Questions on Breath”

Knowing Your Clients Better: the Importance of Intake Forms

Ensuring a client’s safety should be one of our highest priorities when in the studio. For that to happen, we need to have a thorough understanding of our client’s personal medical history. We need to know what to do when … Continue reading “Knowing Your Clients Better: the Importance of Intake Forms”

Marketing Your Studio for the Holidays

December is a month full of holidays. Besides schedules, it’s a hectic time for a Pilates studio: clients are frantically buying last-minute gifts, going to Christmas dinners with friends and family and leaving their Pilates regimens flapping in the wind. … Continue reading “Marketing Your Studio for the Holidays”

How My Oversized Smartphone Reminded Me How to Live In the Moment

Modern Day Healthcare, Week 5 (Sunshine & Fresh Air) A funny thing happened to me this week. I was overjoyed to receive my brand new iPhone 6 Plus to replace my “tiny” and outdated iPhone4. As a tech lover, it … Continue reading “How My Oversized Smartphone Reminded Me How to Live In the Moment”

Perception of Movement Influences our Health

I recently listened to a great lecture by Sharon Kolkka in New Zealand about the “Biology of Perception.”  Her delivery and content really made me reflect on my own teaching style and effectiveness.  For years I have been interested in … Continue reading “Perception of Movement Influences our Health”