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Impact of the Franklin Method on Pilates Teachers

Transformative Movement: Experiencing Improved Mobility and Awareness with the Franklin Method
Enhanced Mind-Body Connection: Exploring the Benefits of the Franklin Method in Pilates Practice

The Franklin Method has had a significant impact on Pilates teachers around the world. By incorporating Franklin's techniques, teachers have reported improved movement efficiency and a deeper connection with their clients. It encourages a more explorative and creative approach to teaching, allowing for a richer, more varied Pilates experience.

Eric Franklin’s Contributions through Literature

Eric Franklin's contributions to movement education extend to his prolific writing. His books, such as "Dynamic Alignment Through Imagery" and "Pelvic Power for Men and Women," are staples in many Pilates studios. These resources offer in-depth insight into his methods and provide practical tools for teachers and practitioners alike.

Conclusion: Embracing the Franklin Method

As Pilates teachers, embracing methodologies like the Franklin Method not only enriches our teaching repertoire but also deepens our understanding of the body and mind. In a world where the news can often be disheartening, turning towards methods that celebrate movement and discovery can be a powerful antidote. Let us continue to explore, learn, and grow in our practices, for in doing so, we offer our clients a path to greater health and well-being.

Remember, as we navigate through various movement modalities, the goal remains the same: to foster a deeper connection with our bodies and minds, and to guide our clients on this transformative journey. The Franklin Method, with its unique blend of imagery and kinesthetic awareness, is a valuable asset in this endeavour.

Let's keep exploring and integrating these diverse approaches, for the benefit of our clients and our own continuous development as Pilates teachers.

1 Comment

Sarah Pritchard
Sarah Pritchard
Dec 15, 2023

Thank you for sharing awareness of this incredible system, Franklin Method® is deeply transformative work in its own right, creating lasting change not just in the client but the educators who teach and embody it to others. For any Pilates teacher it provides them with a very deep understanding of movement in terms of anatomy, biomechanics, and physiology beyond what you receive as a Pilates Teacher, and learning about structures that traditionally are not considered within Pilates training at all. More importantly, it teachers the very specialist and complex tools of imagery that can be directed in different ways to help improve or unlock movement within a Pilates environment to help clients embody the Pilates Method more deeply, or…

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