As teachers, how do we stay grounded? How do we manage distractions? We must focus on changing the rhythm of our teaching style and hone in on centering our intention, relaxing our energy and focusing on self care.
Picture this: Your clients are right in the middle of footwork on your gorgeous Allegro 2 Reformers, dutifully pressing in and out, coordinating their breath, paying attention to their spinal position, and following all your other cues. All of a sudden, the next time they bring the carriage in, instead of a soft thump when the carriage hits home, there is a loud, metallic clang. Read more
One of my absolute favorite feelings is running my hands over brand new vinyl. The clean, smooth, and uniquely soft feeling of Reformer upholstery is so satisfying, like new car smell.
There is nothing less glamorous than picking up your wooden roll-down bar, push-through bar, or gondola pole and feeling your palms stick to the surface. Yuck!
Classical leather straps like Joseph Pilates used on his Reformers are a staple in many studios around the world. For these studios, special care should be taken to ensure the leather remains safe throughout the life of the Reformer. Read more