Why I Am Still A Feminist #WomensLives

Yes, I am still a feminist! Why? Because I believe that #WomensLives matter!
Back in the 80s and early 90s, I taught Philosophy and Women’s Studies. Yup, that’s right, Women’s Studies. Feminist Theory. Radical Feminism.

And even then I had students in my Women’s Studies classes, both male and female, who distanced themselves from even the word feminism.

“Feminism is over. We […] Continue Reading…

Be More Human – Reebok

Reebok’s Be More Human campaign
(FYI – This is a compensated post. Yes, I am getting paid on this one.)

Be More Human. That’s the simple message in Reebok’s new brand campaign that launched on January 28th. I took the Human Score test on Reebok’s Be More Human website, which asked questions about what kind of people I would rather talk […] Continue Reading…

My Definition of Classical Pilates

What is Classical Pilates? How is it different from Contemporary Pilates? Here is my definition of Classical Pilates…
Before I give you my definition, I would like to put out a bit of my history as a Pilates teacher and practitioner. Those of you who have worked with me at varying points in my Pilates teaching career may not have […] Continue Reading…

Review – Buddha’s Herbs Herbal Tea Sampler

Buddha’s Herbs Herbal Tea Sampler is a wonderful selection of quality, organic herbal tea blends.
5 out of 5 Stars!

If you have been reading this blog for a while, you know that I am a huge fan of Buddha’s Herbs. They are a locally owned NYC company that really cares about quality.

They recently sent me a holiday gift box of […] Continue Reading…

How to Charge for Pilates – Sessions, Packages, Monthly

How to Charge for Pilates for Teachers and Studios – Sessions, Packages, Monthly? A guide…
Once you decide how much to charge, based on the simple calculations in my Pricing Pilates post, then you need to decide how to charge for pilates.
1. Per session or package.
Historically, Pilates teachers and studios charge either by the session or in a discounted package. […] Continue Reading…

A Pilates Teacher’s Guide to Raising Prices

Here is the Pilates Teacher’s Guide to Raising Prices in 2015.
In the wake of my last two blog posts, which have started some interesting and contentious discussions in the pilates teaching community, several pilates teachers have asked for some guidance in raising their rates in 2015.

Note that I am not suggesting that you have to, or should, raise your […] Continue Reading…

Pilates Pricing – Are You Charging Enough?

The issue of Pilates pricing comes up often. How do you decide what to charge? How do you raise your prices? Read on for some suggestions.
I think that one of the biggest hurdles we face as we start and expand our Pilates personal training businesses is how much to charge.

Most Pilates pricing seems to be done haphazardly, based on […] Continue Reading…