Balanced Body, Inc. of Sacramento, CA is a leader and innovator in the manufacturing of high quality Pilates equipment! Check out their website for more information on product offerings. Balanced Body also sponsors the ‘Pilates on Tour,’ a series of continuing education seminars for Pilates Practitioners held around the country! www.pilates.com
Polestar Pilates Polestar Education is a leader in the education of Pilates Practitioners. Polestar offers certification programs for Fitness and Rehabilitation professionals, as well as continuing education for Pilates Practitioners. Polestar’s curriculum and certification process meets the rigorous demands instituted by the Pilates Method Alliance for ‘comprehensive training programs.’ Polestar courses are currently taught in 24 countries an 7 languages. They are leading the way in incorporating scientific foundations into the Pilates Method, and are dedicated to advancement and validation of the work through clinical research. www.polestareducation.com
Pilates Method Alliance (PMA) The Pilates Method Alliance is the international, not for profit, professional association dedicated to the teachings of Joseph H. and Clara Pilates. The PMA’s mission is to protect the public by establishing certification and continuing education standards for Pilates professionals. www.pilatesmethodalliance.org
The Franklin-Method Institute offers world wide courses in movement and imagery education. In this function the institute provides Teacher Training Courses leading to a "Franklin Teacher Certification" as well as workshops in the Franklin MethodTM.
International Association For Dance Medicine and Science (IADMS) IADMS promotes medical, scientific, and educational activities aimed at enhancing the treatment and training of dancers with the ultimate goal of improving dancers’ health, well-being, and performance. www.iadms.org
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is a national professional organization representing more than 63,000 members. Its goal is to foster advancements in physical therapy practice, research, and education. www.apta.org
National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) Certified athletic trainers (ATCs) are medical professionals who specialize in the prevention, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses that occur to athletes and the physically active. The National Athletic Trainers' Association represents and supports the 30,000 members of the athletic training profession through education and research. www.nata.org
Do you dream about your very own Pilates studio? Are you tired of administrating instead of teaching? Do you need some Pilates business inspiration? Nicola Conraths-Lange, author of the groundbreaking book "Survival Skills for Pilates Teachers" and Logokinesis cofounder Jens Lange divulge the secrets of how to: * Make $60,000 a year by working 30 hours per week and being your own boss!
“Survival Skills for Pilates Teachers – Thriving in the Mind-Body Fitness World"by Nicola Conraths-Lange:The first book explicitly written for Pilates teachers and mind-body professionals has finally arrived! Nicola Conraths-Lange, on the faculty for Dance and Pilates at Wayne State University, has spent over two years investigating teaching techniques and interviewing studio owners and top educators all over the United States and Europe.