35 episodes

Helping you get the most out of your Pilates classes! If you love Pilates, or are just curious about it, this podcast is for you! I'm Olivia, and every week I'll will be diving into the who, what, where, when, and why of Pilates in an engaging and enthusiastic way for new and experienced Pilates students alike. Let's learn something new!

Pilates Students' Manual Olivia Bioni

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 16 Ratings

Helping you get the most out of your Pilates classes! If you love Pilates, or are just curious about it, this podcast is for you! I'm Olivia, and every week I'll will be diving into the who, what, where, when, and why of Pilates in an engaging and enthusiastic way for new and experienced Pilates students alike. Let's learn something new!

    Pilates in Daily Life

    Pilates in Daily Life

    How does the work you do in your Pilates class apply to your daily life? It has real physical and tangible applications, but it can also impact your life in larger ways. Tune in to learn more!   

    I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesstudentsmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here: https://bit.ly/PilatesStudentsManual. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast for updates, and rate and review wherever you listen!  Episodes now available on YouTube: *https://bit.ly/YouTubePSM*

    Email pilatesstudentsmanual@oliviabioni.com with your feedback.

    Support the podcast:    

    Visit *links.oliviabioni.com/affiliates* and take advantage of some sweet deals on products I use and enjoy with my affiliate links!  

    Episode Music:

    This episode uses NCS music in compliance with https://ncs.io/usage-policy

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    Track: Syn Cole - Feel Good [NCS Release]
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    • 17 min
    Less Common Pilates Equipment

    Less Common Pilates Equipment

    Today we dive in the world of less common Pilates equipment, and there's some weird ones. Learn what they are, what they do, and why they're an important accessory to your Pilates practice! 

    I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesstudentsmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here: https://bit.ly/PilatesStudentsManual. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast for updates, and rate and review wherever you listen!  Episodes now available on YouTube: *https://bit.ly/YouTubePSM* 

    Email pilatesstudentsmanual@oliviabioni.com with your feedback. 

    Support the podcast:    

    Visit *links.oliviabioni.com/affiliates* and take advantage of some sweet deals on products I use and enjoy with my affiliate links!  

    Episode Music: 

    This episode uses NCS music in compliance with https://ncs.io/usage-policy

    Track: Syn Cole - Gizmo [NCS Release]
    Music provided by NoCopyrightSounds.
    Watch: https://youtu.be/pZzSq8WfsKo
    Free Download / Stream: http://ncs.io/Gizmo

    Track: Syn Cole - Feel Good [NCS Release]
    Music provided by NoCopyrightSounds.
    Watch: https://youtu.be/q1ULJ92aldE
    Free Download / Stream: http://ncs.io/feelgood
    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/oliviapodcasts)

    • 20 min
    Common Pilates Equipment

    Common Pilates Equipment

    Today's episode explores pieces of Pilates equipment that are commonly used in classes, both in the studio and at home. I discuss the mat, reformer, chair, Cadillac, tower, springboard, ladder barrel, and magic circle. Stay tuned for the next episode on less common Pilates equipment!

    I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesstudentsmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here: https://bit.ly/PilatesStudentsManual. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast for updates, and rate and review wherever you listen!  Episodes now available on YouTube: *https://bit.ly/YouTubePSM* 

    Email pilatesstudentsmanual@oliviabioni.com with your feedback. 

    Support the podcast:    

    Visit *links.oliviabioni.com/affiliates* and take advantage of some sweet deals on products I use and enjoy with my affiliate links!  

    Episode Music: 

    This episode uses NCS music in compliance with https://ncs.io/usage-policy

    Track: Syn Cole - Gizmo [NCS Release]
    Music provided by NoCopyrightSounds.
    Watch: https://youtu.be/pZzSq8WfsKo
    Free Download / Stream: http://ncs.io/Gizmo

    Track: Syn Cole - Feel Good [NCS Release]
    Music provided by NoCopyrightSounds.
    Watch: https://youtu.be/q1ULJ92aldE
    Free Download / Stream: http://ncs.io/feelgood
    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/oliviapodcasts)

    • 21 min
    Classical and Contemporary Pilates

    Classical and Contemporary Pilates

    Tune in to hear more about different styles of Pilates! Learning about different styles will help you when you're looking at studios or classes. One style might resonate with you, and that's great. Happy moving! 

    I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesstudentsmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here: https://bit.ly/PilatesStudentsManual. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast for updates, and rate and review wherever you listen!  Episodes now available on YouTube: *https://bit.ly/YouTubePSM* 

    Email pilatesstudentsmanual@oliviabioni.com with your feedback. 

    Support the podcast:    

    Visit *links.oliviabioni.com/affiliates* and take advantage of some sweet deals on products I use and enjoy with my affiliate links!  

    Episode Music: 

    This episode uses NCS music in compliance with https://ncs.io/usage-policy

    Track: Syn Cole - Gizmo [NCS Release]
    Music provided by NoCopyrightSounds.
    Watch: https://youtu.be/pZzSq8WfsKo
    Free Download / Stream: http://ncs.io/Gizmo

    Track: Syn Cole - Feel Good [NCS Release]
    Music provided by NoCopyrightSounds.
    Watch: https://youtu.be/q1ULJ92aldE
    Free Download / Stream: http://ncs.io/feelgood
    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/oliviapodcasts)

    • 21 min
    Special Guest - Sonja R. Price Herbert

    Special Guest - Sonja R. Price Herbert

    Tune in for the second half of my conversation with Sonja R. Price Herbert about all things Pilates. She shares her perspective on classical Pilates, Joe's legacy, what makes a good Pilates teacher, and what she wishes she knew when she started her Pilates journey more than 13 years ago. Be sure to listen to the first part of our conversation over on Pilates Teachers' Manual here: *http://bit.ly/PTMs4e1*   

    I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesstudentsmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here: https://bit.ly/PilatesStudentsManual. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast for updates, and rate and review wherever you listen!  Episodes now available on YouTube: *https://bit.ly/YouTubePSM* 

    Email pilatesstudentsmanual@oliviabioni.com with your feedback. 

    Show Notes:

    About Sonja:

    For nearly a decade, after shifting from a solid career in social work to a deep professional commitment to fitness training, Sonja has devoted herself to teaching classical Pilates and integrating it with her clients' fitness and athletic goals. Holding a variety of Pilates certifications, including the comprehensive classical intensive training completed in 2008, Sonja also is certified in TRX and Kettlebell instruction.

    She is also the founder/creator of Black Girl Pilates which is a platform highlighting/supporting Black/Afro Latina Pilates instructors and Black Girl Fit & Well - a platform designed to curate health/wellness events, workshops, conferences  representative of Black women and in 2020 co-founded Melanin Brothers of Pilates with seven Black male identifying Pilates instructors to highlight Black men who teach or take Pilates.

    Sonja is committed to Black Female representation within fitness and improving the health/wellness in the Black community through writing, speaking and curating health/wellness events for Black women. She is also a very proud mom two adult children who are both competing athletes.

    Find her on Instagram, sign up for her anti-racism newsletter, and check out her webinars and other offerings.

    Support the podcast:    

    Visit *links.oliviabioni.com/affiliates* and take advantage of some sweet deals on products I use and enjoy with my affiliate links!  

    Episode Music: 

    This episode uses NCS music in compliance with https://ncs.io/usage-policy

    Track: Syn Cole - Gizmo [NCS Release]
    Music provided by NoCopyrightSounds.
    Watch: https://youtu.be/pZzSq8WfsKo
    Free Download / Stream: http://ncs.io/Gizmo

    Track: Syn Cole - Feel Good [NCS Release]
    Music provided by NoCopyrightSounds.
    Watch: https://youtu.be/q1ULJ92aldE
    Free Download / Stream: http://ncs.io/feelgood
    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/oliviapodcasts)

    • 26 min
    Season 2 Wrap Up

    Season 2 Wrap Up

    Here's a quick wrap up of Season 2 of Pilates Students' Manual. I'll see you with brand new episodes on January 8th, 2021. Have a lovely holiday season!  

    I want to hear from you! Share your thoughts and follow the podcast on Instagram and Facebook @pilatesstudentsmanual. Full show notes, episode transcription, and chapter markers can be found on the podcast website here: https://bit.ly/PilatesStudentsManual. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast for updates, and rate and review wherever you listen!  Episodes now available on YouTube: *https://bit.ly/YouTubePSM* 

    Email pilatesstudentsmanual@oliviabioni.com with your feedback. 

    Support the podcast:    

    Visit *links.oliviabioni.com/affiliates* and take advantage of some sweet deals on products I use and enjoy with my affiliate links!  

    Episode Music: 

    This episode uses NCS music in compliance with https://ncs.io/usage-policy

    Track: Syn Cole - Gizmo [NCS Release]
    Music provided by NoCopyrightSounds.
    Watch: https://youtu.be/pZzSq8WfsKo
    Free Download / Stream: http://ncs.io/Gizmo

    Track: Syn Cole - Feel Good [NCS Release]
    Music provided by NoCopyrightSounds.
    Watch: https://youtu.be/q1ULJ92aldE
    Free Download / Stream: http://ncs.io/feelgood
    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/oliviapodcasts)

    • 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

lyn lazer ,

Fantastic!

Been doing Pilates for 3 years and love it,But never took the time to understand why or what I was actually doing. This podcast is amazing. Now I get it! I just discovered it a day or two ago and I’m almost finished listening to it. Highly recommend!

Burgell ,

For the Pilates curious!

Olivia breaks down what is pilates, why it’s so good for you and everything else you need to know before you take a class - check it out!

instadutchess412 ,

CANNOT WAIT 🖤

omg i cannot wait for this podcast. always wanted to learn more about pilates & this is the EXACT place to learn more.

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