PMA Statement on The New York Times Article

PMA Statement on The New York Times Article

We want to establish a clear line about where the Pilates Method Alliance stands on the issues raised in The New York Times recent article, “The Fight for the Soul of Pilates.” While the PMA respects legitimate intellectual property rights and recognizes the important...

Why It’s Important To Connect With Other Pilates Professionals

Why It’s Important To Connect With Other Pilates Professionals

It can be tempting to keep everything “close to the vest” regarding your Pilates business. After all, why would you want your competitors to know all of the juicy secrets you’ve spent years honing to improve the way you serve your clients? But competition isn’t a bad thing. It can help you and your business grow.

How to Use Common Mistakes as a Teaching Skill

How to Use Common Mistakes as a Teaching Skill

When you first study Pilates, your focus is naturally on how to do the exercises correctly. You learn the movement and breath pattern, equipment setup, spring setting, and a few ways to make the exercises easier and harder, so you can modify them for each individual...

The BASI is More Than Just Pilates

The BASI is More Than Just Pilates

BASI is a world leader in Pilates Teacher Training and education, but it is more than a company. It even transcends a community… We are a family. We are a rainbow of people driven by love, acceptance, support, and inclusiveness. People yearn to be part of a community,...

My Pilates Journey To Polestar

My Pilates Journey To Polestar

After earning my bachelor’s degree in dance and movement education, I was interested in studying Pilates as the next step in my career. Unfortunately, my first Pilates teacher-training program turned me off to Pilates completely. My body didn’t fit inside the...