Pacific NW Pilates blog

The Art of Teaching Pilates: Voice, Touch, Variation

February 21, 2015

 Leslie Braverman is devoted to training Pilates pros-in-training how to share the principles of Pilates—and to do it with keen attention to the individual client. The art of teaching Pilates is to connect with clients in ways that are meaningful to them. Pilates teachers need multi-layered ways of communicating with clients in a group or […]

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Pilates Passion is Valentine Fitness Secret

February 10, 2015

At Pacific NW Pilates we see true love in action every day. In a pact that’s sweeter than chocolate and longer lasting than roses, five couples share health and wellness with their beloved Valentines. They practice Pilates in the studio and at home. I think you may enjoy seeing what heartfelt, encouraging, enduring commitment and […]

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Erica Loder Joins Melanie in Therapeutic Pilates

February 4, 2015

I am thrilled to introduce Erica Loder, the newest member of our Pacific NW Pilates (PNWP) Instructor Trainer team. Erica, who has been an instructor with a private clientele at PNWP since late last year, will debut as an Instructor Trainer and co-teach STOTT PILATES Rehabilitation Courses (February) with me. Erica previously assisted me with […]

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Your Chair is Killing You

January 26, 2015

A quiet killer has been unmasked: Sitting. It turns out that sitting is more deadly than smoking. Many of us travel to work in a seat, then glue ourselves to a desk chair. Later, we get back in the car. At home, we wind down for the night plunked on the sofa in front of […]

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PNWP Education Grad’s Tacoma Studio

November 5, 2014

We’re often asked before a student begins training, “What do certified STOTT PILATES instructors do after they graduate?” The paths people take are as unique as the individual. Pacific NW Pilates (PNWP) Owner Leslie Braverman led PNWP workshops at a former student’s studio in Tacoma, Washington last weekend, which made her think that it’s time […]

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