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Don’t let fear hold you back, with Dore Hewitt-Brown and Raphael Bender

Dore retrained from international flight attendant to Pilates instructor at 62. We discuss teaching Pilates to cabin crew and Pilots in Ghana, navigating study alongside an irregular work schedule, and the illusion that other people are more perfect at Pilates than they really are.

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About Raphael Bender:

Raph believes everyone deserves the opportunity to transform into a better version of themselves. His main strength as a teacher and movement professional is the ability to distill complex research findings into a simple, science-based approach to help people move fearlessly, thoughtlessly, and painlessly. He LOVES running, weights, cycling, and Contrology.

Raph holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology (Rehabilitation), a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sports Science, Diploma of Pilates Movement Therapy, and STOTT PILATES full certification.

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About Dore Hewitt-Brown

Dore Hewitt-Brown was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She navigated through diverse occupations, starting as a radiologic technician for 7 years before venturing into a 35-year career as a flight attendant in the airline industry while maintaining a second career in massage therapy. Dore and her husband decided to relocate to Charleston, gave up her therapy business and decided to pursue a career in Pilates. Dore has consistently valued a healthy lifestyle and harbored a particular fondness for Pilates. Presently, she imparts her knowledge to individuals of a similar age, guiding them on how to stay fit without intimidation or fear. Dore intends to continue instructing for an extended period, deriving fulfillment from continuous learning and contributing to those who once found exercise to be challenging and daunting.

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