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Common Problems and Protocols Workshop for Pilates Instructors

It’s not very often that PSC Founders, Kelli Altounian and Dr. Andromeda Stevens host and teach the entire Common Problems and Protocols comprehensive workshop. That’s for good reason…it’s a monster to teach. Last year they hosted the workshop at their studio in Encino, and many Pilates professionals came to learn this extensive workshop which covers common problems Pilates instructors face on a daily basis, including, foot, ankle, knee, hip, pelvis, spine and MORE. We were prepared last year and thankfully set up our high def camera and shot the entire 3 day weekend. For a half price fee, you can access this incredible workshop and keep it forever to refer back to whenever you need this info. If you click this link, you can add this material via digital download to your computer or mobile device. If you need any help or have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at: info@PilatesSportsCenter.com or call us at the studio at: 818-788-8112. We look forward to hearing from you. Meanwhile, enjoy the $299 price tag on this amazing workshop. Normally a $549 value when taught in person.

Pilates and Politics, Are They Similar?

The Political season is in full force. Sides are lining up, the voices are rising and the emotions are boiling. So, just for fun, let’s do some comparisons, shall we? Let’s look at the top 3 reasons that Pilates can be synonymous with politics.

Politics AND Pilates are addicting. Yes. This is absolutely true. But… Keep Reading »

What is the PSC Master Training Program?

We are looking for Pilates studio owners interested in learning how to host and teach the Pilates Sports Center’s Teacher Training program in their own studios. We offer a turnkey comprehensive education program that will allow you to operate a profitable Teacher Training program for years to come. Our current Master Trainers… Keep Reading »

The Virtues of Comprehensive Pilates Education

We have titled this blog, “The Virtues of Comprehensive Pilates Education” because we live in an era of Pilates where Pilates education can be confusing for people seeking to become Pilates Professionals. If someone is new to the industry and has little experience in our world, finding a good, comprehensive… Keep Reading »

Scoliosis Facts

Idiopathic Scoliosis: (unknown cause)

Scoliosis most often occurs between ages 10-15.
It affects 7 girls for each boy.

What Medical Doctors Typically Recommend (watch and wait is a colossal mistake!)

0-10˚ – No scoliosis detected
10-25˚ – Regular observation – curves can get out of control quickly during a growth spurt – dont wait!
25-40˚ – Bracing – not all braces are equal!
50+˚ – Spinal… Keep Reading »

Teaser Around The World – Pilates on Vacation

PSC co-founder, Andromeda Takes Teaser Worldwide!

 

 

Years ago, Andromeda Stevens, Pilates Sports Center co-Founder began taking photos of herself holding “Teaser” poses in countries and cities all around the world. Her Teaser poses have visited the Galapagos Islands, Yosemite, Europe, and literally countless states. We… Keep Reading »

Pilates for Cyclists

My fascination (as well as other trainers here at Pilates Sports Center) began nearly six years ago. Without giving away too many of my age details, my first purchase of a bike as an adult was to celebrate my 40th birthday. Dang…you can probably figure out that math! It started out with a simple… Keep Reading »

Can You Really Work Out in Bed?

Although it may seem unusual, there are some legitimate reasons why people might want to exercise in bed. Before you dismiss the possibility out of hand, consider the following scenarios:

–You are staying in a hotel without a fitness center or a pool, and you are quite unfamiliar with the area. You don’t want to miss… Keep Reading »

Learn More About Becoming a Master Pilates Trainer

Pilates Sports Center hosts a Master Trainer Intensive each February. It is there that we welcome qualified Pilates Studio owners and teachers into the PSC family. In the past decade we have added 40 new partners from all over the world. Each studio hosts their very own PSC Pilates Education Program and reap great rewards… Keep Reading »

5 Pilates Video Workouts to Better Your Body

Pilates is a superior method of exercise, flexibility and strength. Because of its emphasis on correct positioning for effectiveness, it is always recommended to begin Pilates training with in-person classes under the guidance of a well-trained Pilates teacher. Pilates instructors are specially trained to evaluate and correct body alignment and positioning so that exercises are… Keep Reading »

NBA Legend LeBron James Practices Pilates

When NBA superstar LeBron James isn’t in the middle of another season with the Cleveland Cavaliers, you might find him at a secret location in Akron, Ohio, where he swims and takes yoga and Pilates classes. He credits these off-season pursuits for his flexibility and stamina during the season, which has… Keep Reading »

Basic Pilates Moves for Beginners

Pilates workouts are a great way to start developing a strong core. Pilates can be practiced by people of all fitness levels, including those recovering from some injuries. When you are starting to practice Pilates, it’s good to focus on some basic mat exercises to get familiar with Pilates techniques and poses.

The following are some… Keep Reading »