Motivating the Motivator

Motivating the Motivator

Encouraging, motivating, supportive and instructive.  That’s what we, as Pilates professionals, are for hours on end, day after day.  While we thrive on teaching our clients and watching them grow with the Method and seeing their bodies transform, this business can be draining.  Being energetic and “on” all the time without recharging our own batteries is a recipe for exhaustion…and boredom. Signs of boredom at work are fairly obvious: Not wanting to go in to the studio Experiencing general malaise Being snappy at co-workers or clients Repeating exercises that have become stale to you. Before you decide to chuck your training out the window and become an accountant, try some of these motivating techniques on... Continue ...

Posted on March 24, 2009 By

Pilates Resources from the Comfort of your Home

Pilates Resources from the Comfort of your Home

In today’s busy world, everyone is looking for convenient and accessible ways to educate themselves and provide training aids and resources for their clients. As Pilates instructors, we long for more and more information to feed ourselves and enhance our clients’ exercise experience. Most of us would attend every conference possible, but of course we are limited by money, time and logistics. To retain our clients, we use every means available to keep them motivated and consistent. Resources that keep them moving and make their goals easier to attain are beneficial to us as trainers as well. After researching, we found that many organizations are developing programs to help us learn using technology from the comfort of... Continue ...

Posted on February 17, 2009 By