By Ken Endelman, Founder and CEO of Balanced Body
As originally seen in Club Solutions Magazine Whether you are trying to attract new clients into your Pilates program or transitioning mat participants into Reformer classes, an effective demonstration program is a crucial component to your success. In talking to many of our commercial customers we’ve found that an effective Pilates demo program can generate an 80 percent success rate in getting clients to sign up for their P
Better Golf (and Less Injuries) with a Balanced Body By Ada Wells, MPT
As seen in the Fall 2009 Balanced Body Pilates COREterly As Pilates instructors, we possess a unique set of tools that can help golfers decrease their chances of injury and improve sports performance. To have a successful golfing experience, the individual must not only possess the proper skills to know how to properly swing a club, but they must also possess the range of motion, strength, and neuromuscul
Scheduling 101 by Jean Munoz-Keese From the beginning I realized that along with quality programming, excellent staff, and a supportive environment, scheduling would be a critical element in the success of my studio. Efficient scheduling is at the core our business and when done properly, will help maximize your capacity and revenue. The bottom line? You want to schedule as much as you can. But, you need to have a strategy. Peak hours We all know what this is - it's the time
Pilates COREterly - Courtesy of Balanced Body Inc Spring 2014 Pilates Programming - Kids Just Want to Have Fun! by Larkin Barnett, BA, MA “The true object of all human life is play.” — GK Chesterton To create his method, Joseph Pilates drew from several movement disciplines. This combination makes it a perfect fit for kids, because children’s fitness programs require this type of variety for physical and mental development. Pilates instructors have a lot to offer children bec
For swimmers, proper body alignment is critical. Swimmers need to work with the water and the slightest misalignment can cause them to work against it. Much of a swimmer’s training, however, focuses on working the global muscles – or the outside musculature system. It does not work the inside 'stabilizing' system. This bilateral imbalance leaves a swimmer open to misalignments which make certain parts of the body work harder than they should. That can add seconds to a competi
The most fluid transitions plus effective new programming options. Our EasySet Footbar slides horizontally the entire length of the frame. Nine locked positions accommodate different body sizes and allow innovative programming. This series of podcasts demonstrates exercise sequences using the EasySet Footbar on the Allegro 2 at various positions along the Reformer's length.