24/01/2020

“Self-care”: it’s so much more than a product of the wellness industry. At its core, self-care is any activity undertaken with intention to improve and or maintain our mental, emotional and physical health. We see this very concept in the Workplace Health and Safety unit (HLTWHS001) of our Diploma of Professional Pilates Instruction and associated Instruction Pathways. In this blog, we explore the importance of self-care for Instructors, in an operational context, and ask you to identify activities, practices and consider strategies for supporting your wellbeing as a professional.

How Accredited Training Will Strengthen the Australian Pilates Industry —

06/05/2020

The Pilates specialist industry has seen many changes over the last few years, going from rapid growth and government recognition to studios closing their doors due to COVID-19. I think we all agree that we need to find ways to strengthen our industry and get us back on track to making Pilates accessible to everyone, and develop strong successful Pilates professionals.

The Balancing Act: Gender in Pilates —

26/03/2020

The misconception that Pilates is somehow a feminine discipline perhaps comes from the fact it was adopted early, in the mainstream, by the dance community: a traditionally female industry. In actual fact, Joseph Pilates used the Method to train army troops, interned prisoners and men from all walks of life, as much if not more […]