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Apr
26

Pilates Interactive: Pilates Knowledge

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Apr
25

Your pilates education starts here!

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Are your clients ACTUALLY reacting on your verbal and tactile cueing and how do you know it?

This is the seventh article in a series of Teaching Tips from Theo van der Riet, one of three BASI Pilates Principal Faculty and owner of Body Intellect studio in Pretoria, South Africa. The studio is also the headquarters of BASI Pilates, South Africa. An internationally-recognized BASI Pilates teacher, Theo has two bulldogs, Minimus and [...]
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Importance of continuity in movement, focus and concentration

One of the key characteristic of the BASI Pilates approach to the work of Joseph and Clara Pilates is FLOW. An additional Pilates principle added by Rael Isacowitz to highlight the importance of continuity in movement, focus and concentration. In order to have flow and continuity in a class, you as the instructor have to [...]
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Know your boundaries

This is the fifth in a series of articles by BASI principal instructor Theo van der Riet dealing with Pilates teaching techniques and concepts. Know your boundaries   Being a certified Pilates instructor enables the instructor to teach the method of Pilates.   Enabling the Pilates teacher to teach Pilates repertoire on the mat and [...]
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Pilates Teaching Tips 4

This is the fourth in a series of articles by BASI principal instructor Theo van der Riet dealing with Pilates teaching techniques and concepts. The first client I ever had failed to return after her first lesson. It was not a pleasant experience, but it certainly made me think. Was it Pilates she didn’t want [...]
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Pilates Teaching Tips 3

This is the third in a series of articles by BASI principal instructor Theo van der Riet, dealing with Pilates teaching techniques and concepts. In this newsletter we’ll be looking at tactile teaching.   Tactile teaching is probably the most effective way of communication between client and instructor. The exchange of energy and information from [...]
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Pilates Teaching Tips 2

In the previous BASI Pilates™ newsletter we looked at the instructor’s TONE OF VOICE. The next concept that goes hand in hand with how you use your voice to convey the information to the client is WHAT are you’re actually saying. THE USE OF LANGUAGE.   We all know that cueing is the fundamental aspect [...]
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