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zoey trap

Zoey Trap, MSc, is a Peak Pilates& master trainer and the co-owner of the InnerSpace in Connecticut. She brings her study of alternative therapy and the spine to help instructors learn how to work with each body's unique posture to enhance potential. Her work has been published in seven languages, featured in four DVDs and was recently featured in Pilates Style magazine.
Certifications: ACE and AFAA
Education provider for: ACE and AFAA

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How to Help Someone Who Is Grieving

May 6, 2021

Sooner or later, most of us lose someone we care about, and since the start of the pandemic, loss has visited more of us than ever. The pain can be overwhelming, and we may feel nothing will ever be normal again. Losing someone we love is a highly personal experience, and no two people cope…

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When Students Grieve

April 17, 2017

Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us when we live.
—Norman Cousins

Sooner or later, most of us will lose someone we care about. The pain this causes can be overwhelming, and we may feel that nothing will ever be normal again. Losing someone we love is a highly personal experience, and no two people cope in the same way or progress within the same time frame. There is no right or wrong way to grieve.

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Pilates for Overweight Clients: Teaching Tips

April 24, 2014

Pilates is a great tool for every body and provides many benefits for the overweight. Ten years ago my naturopath, Carol (who was obese), asked if I would teach her Pilates. I told her I had never worked with anyone so large, and that I would no doubt make many mistakes, but if she would…

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Pilates for Larger Bodies

March 11, 2014

Pilates is a great tool for every body and provides many benefits for the over- weight. Ten years ago, my naturopath, Carol (who was obese), asked if I would teach her Pilates. I told her I had never worked with anyone so large, and that I would no doubt make many mistakes, but if she would go on the journey with me, I would be honored to teach her.

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Pilates for Young Athletes

January 20, 2011

All athletes want to stay in the game, be injury free and enhance performance, and teens are no different. But the pressure to focus on one sport and to play it year-round results in using the same muscle groups day after day. Often there is little time to rest and recover, let alone to get stronger or work on injury prevention. One way to address these hurdles is to add Pilates to the training program.

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Pilates: Tools for Teen Athletes

October 19, 2010

High-school sports participation is at an all-time high, with a reported 55.2% of students (more than 7.5 million) taking part in high-school athletics in 2008–2009 (National Federation of State High School Associations 2009). In lots of ways, this is good news: participation in high-school sports promotes a physically active lifestyle; enhances social integration; aids in…

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