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Kimberly Searl

Monroe, MI 48161

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I have a client that has been with me for about 5 months. We are progressing in all areas except her in thigh. Any suggestions?

14 Answers | Asked by Rodney Bull on Mar 29, 2012

Answered by Kimberly Searl on May 12, 2012

Side kick series in pilates pilates chair workouts walking lunges...do a variety also look at her diet.....gluten free do dry brushing before every workout to get her lymph system working as well hope this helps you and if you need more detail just message me.

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YOGA TAX...REALLY?

3 Answers | Asked by Michael Saiz on Apr 05, 2012

Answered by Kimberly Searl on May 12, 2012

My state currently isn't taxing. I do know some states are taxing. I am hestentialy hopeful that we won't tax mind body services. My reason being it will drive up my cost of doing business through adminstative and accounting costs which then increases the cost to my client as well. We have a very sm...

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I am just curious as to why pilates encourage/force such cervical flexion.

7 Answers | Asked by Shari Kalkstein on Apr 27, 2012

Answered by Kimberly Searl on May 12, 2012

3 D fitness I agree with you. As a beginner students want to over flex the neck the chin is to far forward, etc. I think Pilates Instructors just need to train their eye and teach curling around the ears, having a lengthened back of neck etc. Pilates is about creating space, lengthening the body, et...

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What are some good storage ideas for yoga props?

7 Answers | Asked by Michele Mandell on Jun 14, 2011

Answered by Kimberly Searl on Jul 09, 2011

IKEA baskets on IKEA Shelves :)

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What yoga injuries do you most commonly see?

6 Answers | Asked by Megan Senger on Jun 27, 2011

Answered by Kimberly Searl on Jul 09, 2011

My clients don't get injured while doing yoga at my studio. We teach to honor your body today, to listen to your body knowing that each practice is different, that pain is a gift, etc. We try to lay ground work right from the beginner practitioner that big deep poses should be earned not expected. T...

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Can yoga be "just" exercise or must it be more?

17 Answers | Asked by Megan Senger on Jun 27, 2011

Answered by Kimberly Searl on Jul 09, 2011

Yoga can be what you want it to be. Yes I think it can be just exercise. I really do hope that in time though it becomes more than just exercise for everyone. Yoga is away for you to work out what you need to in your own way surrounded by positive energy. It is away to have a dialogue with your body...

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How much has the economic downturn affected your personal training business?

10 Answers | Asked by Megan Senger on Jun 27, 2011

Answered by Kimberly Searl on Jul 09, 2011

It hasn't at all. I opened a fitness studio in 2007 not knowing what would happen. In 2010 we expanded from 500 square feet to 1200 square feet in 2012 we will expand again to 2400 square feet which is what our original business designs called for. We have been layering in our expansions and at the ...

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I'm completing a business plan for opening a Pilates studio. I still need data to support my plans. I need a business model.

6 Answers | Asked by Vonie Kalich on Jun 29, 2011

Answered by Kimberly Searl on Jul 09, 2011

Peak Pilates lists ROI right on their website under the studio section. IDEA puts out great supporting data on the industry. Also the book pilates space the workbook for inspired entrepreneurs by lange is very helpful.

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What are ways to recruit staff to your Pilates Studio?

4 Answers | Asked by Stella Hull on Jul 05, 2011

Answered by Kimberly Searl on Jul 09, 2011

I'm right there with you. I've grown a studio and I'm looking for classically trained pilates instructors. I'll help them grow their training to a comprehensive level via our education repayment program as well. I'm located in MI.

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