By Amy Taylor Alpers
Pilates teachers are sometimes at their wits’ ends trying to figure out what is a real, true Pilates rule and what isn’t. Whom do you believe? Whose rules do you follow? As a rule-follower myself, I totally understand this struggle. For 30 years now, I’ve been extolling the benefits of classical Pilates – it works,
The Pilates Center Teacher Training Programs –
In Part 1 of this article, we discussed the difference between knowledge and wisdom and how easy it is to confuse one for the other. Now, in Part 2, we ask you to consider the following questions that build on these distinctions:
Are you a Pilates instructor or a Pilates teacher? … Read more
The Pilates Center Teacher Training Programs – Part 1
by Amy Taylor Alpers
When my sister, Rachel Taylor Segel, and I decided to open The Pilates Center in Boulder, CO back in 1990, we were sure about two things:
We LOVED Pilates and knew everyone needed it – that it could help people heal and thereby help create world peace. … Read more
July 20-24, 2016
As Pilates teachers today we see an alarming number of clients facing or rehabilitating from hip and knee injuries and surgeries. It’s truly an epidemic. What’s going on? Why is this happening? And how can we help? Because of this situation, we at TPC felt it was urgent and essential that we focus specifically on these issues now.
I’m not going to tell you who I am, because that might burst the bubble of fun that I hope this turns into!
From now on, each month you’ll find an article, by me, in honour of Joe, Clara and their amazing legacy: Pilates.
I will reveal that I’m a graduate of The Pilates Center,
A few years ago, I was frustrated, in pain, annoyed at the world and constantly ill. I had anxiety every day and barely slept. Breathing was something other people did – I didn’t have time to, and eating was a “grab whatever’s quickest and taste none of it” experience. I lived in London and blamed public transport, my job,