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Starting a Client-Centered Pilates studio in Munich, with Marie Hopp and Raphael Bender

Marie is launching a business based on the Client Centered business model in Raph’s latest book.

Resources mentioned in the episode:

  • Get a copy of Raph’s new book ‘How to make $100k a year teaching Pilates here.
  • Connect with Marie Hopp here
  • Find Phare Pilates online 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 new book:

  • Strengthen The Person Not Just The Body Part here
About Marie Hopp:

Marie has been a movement professional for over a decade, starting off by teaching yoga in Zurich part-time, additionally to her corporate career in travel. Not long after she moved to London to earn a level III diploma in personal training. Being a Pilates practitioner for many years, Marie then entered the dynamic group reformer Pilates scene in London, got reformer certified and hooked with this style of training. A couple of years later she returned to her hometown Munich, where she started a Pilates and personal training business. She also became a comprehensively BASI-trained Pilates instructor. Through her midwife sister, Marie specialized in women. Having had a baby and the pandemic changed her original idea of workin in health and fitness vastly, and she was very close to return to a corporate role. Though then she came across the Pilates Elephants podcast and Breathe Education a few years ago, and rediscovered her faith in and joy for teaching movement, and is now about to start a new studio concept in Munich.

How to Connect with Marie: 

  • Find Marie Hopp on Instagram here
  • Find Phare Pilates here
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