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How to get continuity across different instructors in your team, with Jeff Waters and Raphael Bender

Jeff runs 2 Pilates studios in Surrey, UK. In this conversation, we talk through Jeff’s challenge of rolling out a more consistent class program and teaching style across his team of 13 instructors.

Plus we talk through the differences and similarities of the UK and Australian Pilates scenes.

Resources mentioned in the episode:

  • Schedule a call with our team here
  • Connect with Raph on IG here
  • Find Jeff and Pilates Movement UK here
  • Connect with Pilates Movement on Insta and FB
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.

How to Connect with Raphael:

Purchase Raph’s books:

  • Strengthen The Person Not Just The Body Part here
  • How to make $100k/year teaching Pilates here
About Jeff Waters:

Jeff is a highly experienced Personal Trainer and multiple business owner, having years of experience helping people achieve their desired goals alongside running successful studios. Jeff gave up a corporate career and migrated over to the fitness industry nearly 10 years ago. Since then Jeff’s career spans from training High Profile Sydney based clients to being an Exercise Coach at a Sydney based Football team before moving to the UK. Along with being the founder of The Pilates Movement & owner of a London based HIIT studio, he is a “hands on” operator being active in running classes and taking Personal Training sessions, purely for the love of helping people and seeing their progression.

After suffering from a shoulder injury during intensive training Jeff was introduced to Pilates to help his rehabilitation. After seeing the many benefits he started looking to learn more about Pilates and all it had to offer. Qualifying as a Pilates instructor in Sydney, Australia, he then decided to focus more on Pilates training than standard Gym Training. Jeff eventually found his way into Reformer Pilates seeing the further benefits and results the Reformer was able to achieve for his clients.
His upbeat manner and personal style, complimented with years of experience, extensive qualifications and flexible approach will keep you motivated to enjoy every session.

How to Connect with Jeff:

  • Find Jeff and Pilates Movement UK here
  • Connect with Pilates Movement on Insta and FB
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