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Michael Miller Pilates Workshop in Zurich, Switzerland

The attendees:

The agenda:

10:00 Introductions
     Teach something about Joseph Pilates
     Teach something about you
     Teach something about Pilates
     Start instructing

10:30 - 12:00 Teaching clinic

12:00 Pre- Pilates and Fundamentals

1:00 Lunch

2:00 Moving between the apparatus
      Treasure hunt in teams

4:00 A stroll through the mat to weave it all together.

5:00 FINI MERCI

Instructor

Michael

Joelle

 

 

 

Client

Julie

Heidi

 

 

 

Objective

Be safe,
have fun

 

 

 

 

Safety

 

 

 

 

Change of view

 

 

 

 

Tactile cue

 

 

 

 

Visual cue

 

 

 

 

Auditory cue (sound)

 

 

 

 

Verbal cue (word(s))

 

 

 

 

Teaching

 

 

 

 

Instructing

 

 

 

 

Explore the cave

 

 

 

 

What would you teach next?

 

 

 

 

 

Better line achieved

 

 

 

 

 

Possibility to work on at end of class

 

 

 

 

 

Challenging

 

 

 

 

Props / Aids (pads, pillows, balls)

pillow

 

 

 

 

Pace / Tempo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 francs every time you say gunna, (as in going to) it points to a future that never happens.

I would like you to

I want you to

all wasted words.

 

 

Sit. Is great, Sit, please. If you feel you must.

 

Asking permission to touch is always poilite.

 

Speak loud enough, and always allow time to process what you say.

 

Be close to get it started and get give distance to allow them to focus.

 

Dont ask how is it or can you feel it, because it makes an expectation of them to know what youre talking about when usually they dont. Better is to ask where do you feel this?

 

Position your body so your client does not have to distort their form to see you.

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