We are delighted to welcome you to our APPI Podcast – Pilates 101. Our industry has faced so many challenges over the past few months and here at APPI HQ we have seen a large increase in the demand for guidance, advice and general information about this amazing industry we all work in. Hence the name – Pilates 101. This is all about you guys, your questions, your ideas and your wants and needs – so please send in feedback, questions and let us know who you really want to hear from and we will do our best to deliver this to you.The general format will be based on updates from around the globe, interviews with industry leaders, equipment reviews, movement analysis and opinions on different Pilates movements, questions and answers from you and additional movement based content around making us the best teachers we can be.We hope you enjoy it!
Pilates 101 - Episode 5 - COVID Update and Industry Leader Interviews (Alan Herdman, Michael King & Suzanne Scott)
This month’s Pilates 101 Podcast brought to you by APPI Health Group, will bring you the latest advice regarding the latest Covid Announcement in the UK (Nov 2020).We also have a special treat for you with our extract of the Opening Address from our 2016 APPI Pilates conference which consisted of a Graham Norton style panellist interview with who we think are the 3 leaders in the Pilates Industry, Alan Herdman the Grandfather of Pilates who brought Pilates to the UK, Michael King who is a true legend and was the first Pilates instructor and teacher for our Founders Glenn and Elisa Withers and Suzanne Scott the Queen of Pilates who is influential within the Elite Sport world with special interest in Rotational Control.
Pilates 101 - Episode 4 - COVID Update and Interview with Elisa Withers
Episode 4 - COVID Update and Interview with Elisa Withers We are delighted to release our newest podcast which features the much anticipated interview with APPI co-founder Elisa Withers. In this candid chat Glenn asks Elisa about her childhood in Australia, her dance background, her interest in Pilates and her journey from Pilates enthusiast, to Physiotherapist, to Pilates teacher and Pilates Educator. We learn about Elisa’s dreams and aspirations, her top tips for anyone starting out in the industry today, what 2 pieces of equipment she would buy if starting a studio today and her most valued lessons as a business owner that she would pass on to you all. Glenn also updates us on the latest in relation to Pilates and COVID-19 and the court case surrounding insurance claims for Business Interruption during the UK lockdown.
Pilates 101 - Episode 3 – Clinic Opening Advice
Episode 3 – Clinic Opening AdviceAfter a week of our clinics being open we wanted to share with you our experiences, advice and our policies when it comes to class sizes and risk assessment. We hope that you find this interesting and again if you have any more questions please keep them coming in. Supporting DocumentsAPPI Consent to your pilates sessionCorona Policy PDF DocumentAPPI Health Questionaire
Pilates 101 - Episode 2 – Post Lock Down – Advice and guidance on opening studios
We received lots of queries and questions from you on what we should and shouldn't be doing when re-opening our studios, again we wanted to share with you our experiences and what we have down to meet the guidelines that have been set for our industry, review some research around gyms re-opening, look into insurance issues and pass on our approach and plans as to how we are re-opening. We hope that this will help you!
Pilates 101 - Episode 1 - During Lockdown
Episode 1 - During LockdownAs a starting point we thought that it was appropriate to share with you how we coped through lock down, what processes and hard decisions we had to make and how we interpreted the constantly changing advice that we were receiving.