Karen Frischmann, NCPT, is a Pilates teacher who specializes in mentoring Pilates instructors worldwide. She began studying Pilates in 1992 with Mari Winsor at Winsor Pilates. It became such a passion, she became qualified through a local, classical program in 1996. She began studying with first generation instructor Jay Grimes in 1999 and continues as both his student and associate today. Under Jay’s encouragement, Karen furthered her Pilates training and obtained her second qualification at Drago’s gym under Romana Kryzanowska with Sari Mejia Santos in 2003. In her 20 years of teaching, Karen has worked with a wide range of clients including Pilates instructors, athletes, circus performers, and students recovering from injury. Karen has dedicated the last 8 years to helping Pilates teachers refine their craft and build their businesses. First as the co-founder of Vintage Pilates and its graduate program “The Work” and now through her educational programs at Karen Frischmann Inc. A true teacher’s teacher, she applies her extensive knowledge of the body, keen eye and sharp attention to detail in creating programs and workshops that nurture and develop teachers around the world.
Joe Pilates invented the apparatus to help his students build the strength and flexibility to do his mat workout correctly and efficiently. Learn how to get the most out of the springs, straps handles, and bars to create an efficient and effective workout. These insights will help you get your clients to “squeeze the juice” […]