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  • 00:58

    P3 Pilates questions and answers episode 94

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    How to work with clients that have dislocated their shoulder(s) in the past in the Pilates studio.  We are also covering specifics on working with clients that have Lupus - what it is and how it affects their life and workouts.

  • 00:49

    P3 Pilates questions and answers episode 95

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    Tonight Larry answers questions about the financial side of running a Pilates studio including how to analyze the debt to income ratio and how to look at studio financials and budgeting.  Additionally, Katrina talks about almond and coconut milk - how to make your own for health and budget reasons.  Follow up questions about working with pregnant clients especially those that are also working out at a gym or other places.   

  • 01:03

    Pilates Progressions Program Q&A episode 101

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    Tons of questions tonight including:



    how to study for the Balanced Body test out
    the benefit of Romana based classes - classical versus contemporary
    healing from Diastasis Recti surgery
    working with elderly client with hip bursitis
    using short yellow instead of long yellow springs
    working with golfer that dislocates their shoulder
    what classes to take at Pilates On Tour Chicago
    working with skinny females that prefer mat 
    using MindBody software for one instructor

  • 00:59

    Pilates question and answer episode 91

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    Tonight we are talking about dealing with the cold season as a Pilates instructor, particularly the cancelation policies.  Bonus!  Recipes to keep you well during this season!  Also, we cover questions about the psoas, long versus short strap use on the Reformer and opposition with in the exercises.


     

  • 00:56

    Pilates Progressions Program Q&A episode 98

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    Tonight we had several questions emailed in as well as a live discussion about Pilates on Tour Phoenix recap - one participant's experience and thoughts.  Other questions included topics such as identifying Pilates email scams, dealing with a PT's recomendation to avoid Pilates, working with clients that are out of touch with what their body feels, identifying the muscle imbalance in sciatica (follow up from previous episodes), dealing with bowed tibais and more!  

  • 01:04

    Pilates Progressions Program Q & A episode 99

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    Great questions tonight including:



    prolotherapy versus cortisone injections
    how to change the resting length of muscles
    proper gait and jumping mechanics
    how to lengthen the Achilles
    using the hamstrings on the Short box series (for hip flexion)
    accurate cueing of anatomy
    how the breathing impacts the core muscles
    how Pilates creates flexibility
    why you should use a rib cage breath while doing core work

  • 00:53

    Pilates Progressions Program Q&A episode 100

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    Wow, 100 episodes and still more great questions coming!  Tonight we covered topics such as:



    Valsalva manuever versus Pilates breathing
    Hyper extending knees and how to work with them
    Weight lifting belts and the core
    Finding personal muscle imbalances
    Functional footprints versus rotational discs

  • 00:46

    Pilates Progressions Program Q & A episode 96

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    Tonight we had great questions about the exercises Feet in Straps: Frog, Lunge and Reverse Swan.  We talked about neutral pelvis and how and why to maintain it.  We also talked about the upcoming Pilates on Tour in Phoenix.  Don't miss it!

  • 00:55

    Pilates Progressions Program Q&A episode 102

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    We had two case studies, one that dealt with giving clients homework for trips and one that dealt with progressions through injuries.  I also discussed how to handle client's criticism, how the lesson plans help develop your teaching and how the P3 program fosters critical thinking skills not regurgitation of facts.  

  • 00:55

    Pilates question and answer episode 93

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    It's "itis" night!  We discussed bursitis and plantar fascitis specifically - the who, what, when, where and why.  The case study we had was a lady with hip bursitis and possible femoral nerve pain.  Then we covered what plantar fascitis is and how to work with it and help people get out of pain!

  • 00:59

    Pilates question and answer episode 92

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    What is the glut - hamstring connection and how do they work together?  Is RICE really the best to help healing?  How should I work with clients that have knock knees or bow legs?  Where can I get CECs for the PMA?  All these answered PLUS fabulous arnica ointment recipe!