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How to hire and retain great Pilates instructors, with Kala Loek and Raphael Bender

Live coaching call with Kala from QuietBodies Pilates. In this conversation, we cover:

  • How to market your studio to attract new hires who are a great fit
  • How to screen for the perfectly aligned candidate
  • How to take leadership of a team of instructors
  • How to retain great instructors long-term
  • And more.

Resources mentioned in the episode:

  • Breathe Education Culture here
  • Find Kala Loek’s QuietBodies on IG here or online here
  • Schedule a call with our team here
  • Connect with Raph on IG here
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 Kala Loek:

Kala Loek is a Pilates Instructor and Personal Trainer who is passionate about making Pilates welcoming, community-focused, and fun. Kala is the proud owner of Quiet Bodies, a boutique Pilates studio located in the beautiful Port Credit area of Mississauga, Canada. Her goal is to empower her clients through a thoughtful blend of Pilates, Barre, Strength training, and HIIT techniques. Don’t worry if you’re not in Kala’s neighbourhood – you can still enjoy over 250 workouts with her on Quiet Bodies On-Demand.

How to Connect with Kala:

  • Find Kala Loek’s QuietBodies on IG here or online here
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