Ask ol’ Sisyphus here. He had an eternity of practice. And practice is the key element. Perhaps we should view exercise as Sisyphean–endlessly laborious and futile. But that’s ok, right? There is a certain futility associated with exercise, as it relates to the aging process…..very much like rolling a boulder uphill. Becoming complacent/lazy/distracted/etc., is when… continue reading
Oh those hilarious clients with their Pilates = Torture quips. I, for one, love ’em. It kinda gives one a certain green light/carte blanche/thumbs up as far as the quality of the lesson. Let’s hope they don’t catch on.
You ever have that one client who just will not arrive on time, for a full session? Kinda shameful, huh? “Why should you care? You’re still getting paid.” I care on several levels. 1. It’s nice to know that the person whom you are teaching actually takes an interest in their physical well-being, beyond a… continue reading
Probably, very soon after you pick up the phone, make the appointment, remember to go to the appointment, and actually go to the appointment. Best way to avoid dis-appointment.
There really is strength in numbers. Some of my most memorable workouts have involved one, or more, individual. A big group mat class will be chaotic, but a lot of fun…..and, likely, a lot of work (since we are always on our best behavior around company). Another highly rewarding experience can be had if one… continue reading