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Retain, Engage, Thrive!

Workshops for Small Town Studio Owners

Ditch the studio stress. Pilates HQ workshops are your secret weapon to creating consistent classes, rockstar instructors, happy clients and a thriving community.

Running a Pilates studio can be glorious.

Aaaaannnnd it can also be a hot mess.

As a small town studio owner, you're the ultimate multi-tasker: accountant, marketer, cheerleader, problem-solver, business strategist, and reformer mechanic

(yes, we know you service your own machines too!)

You're not Alone!

Keeping your Pilates studio afloat can feel like trying to fold a fitted sheet, blindfolded, with a toddler “helping”.

 

Between Instructor illness' having you scrambling for subs or teaching double shifts and instructor inconsistencies that create waitlisted classes, alongside those with struggling numbers, there's barely any time for you to hitch up your Lululemon tights.

Add in your zero spare time, and you STILL have to mentor your instructors in an attempt to get them all on the same page.

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It's enough to make you want to hide in the cupboard and 

scroll the interwebs for funny dog videos.

BUT...

Imagine a studio where your teachers have become Pilates Whisperers, seemingly telepathically knowing when a client needs a modification or adjustment. 

And no matter which teacher your clients choose, they’re guaranteed a challenging and effective reformer class that leaves them feeling stronger and more centred, thanks to consistent teaching methods across the board.

Picture clients who walk in knowing they're in for an epic workout, but still leave feeling blown away by your studio's awesomeness and the community that feels more like a high-fiving friends get-together than a room full of strangers nervously watching each other get warmed up for the session.

This, my friend, is the Pilates HQ dream that we want to help you create.

Our workshops are perfect for studios with:

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Fresh Faces: Just hired a bunch of eager newbies? No worries! We'll help them upskill and master the art of multi-level instruction. They'll be confidently adapting exercises and teaching to all levels in no time, leaving your clients feeling challenged and supported.

Getting Seasoned Staff on the Same Page: Need to unify your teaching style and create a seamless client experience across all instructors? Our workshops will get everyone on the same page, ensuring consistent, top-notch Pilates instruction no matter which class your clients attend.

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Cliche but true. For studios where instructors rarely cross paths, our workshops are the perfect team-building opportunity! Not only will your teachers learn and grow together, but they'll also build camaraderie and strengthen their support system.

Think of us as the anti-boring business coach. We ditch the stuffy suits and jargon for workshops that are as fun as your favourite reformer class.

We've seen it all (from equipment hiccups to looking after clients with post-session reformer wobbles). We've taken our mountain of experience and distilled it into workshops that are:

 

  • Effective: Upskill your staff and ensure every class delivers consistent results.

  • Engaging: Ditch the snooze-fest routines and create dynamic classes that keep clients coming back for more (and more...and more).

  • Effortless: Stop reinventing the wheel! We provide a library of class plans and a supportive community to keep your planning time minimal and your creativity flowing.

Get ready to supercharge your Pilates class planning with The Pilates HQ App.

It’s your ultimate BFF for all things Pilates.

Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting out, we've got your back with a whopping 962,822,846,700 class plan combinations (no we can’t say that number either - but its huuuge!) and a community that's as friendly as your favorite workout pal.

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Introducing...
THE PILATES HQ APP

Welcome to the heart of our Pilates universe -
The Pilates HQ App, your trusty sidekick for all things class planning and self-practice. Inside this treasure trove is the endless inspiration and variety you've been hunting for in your classes.

HERE'S WHAT'S WAITING FOR YOU INSIDE...

Your Class Planning BFF

The Pilates HQ App is your ultimate class-planning sidekick, right in the palm of your hand, wherever you happen to be. Our nifty filter feature makes finding the perfect exercises for your class a breeze, whether you're working with beginners or clients who’ve been coming a while. And the best part? You can bookmark your favorite videos, save them for offline viewing, and even showcase them on Chromecast and Apple TV. It's like having a Pilates studio in your pocket!

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Mastermind Meetups

We're not just about the exercises. We're all about cultivating a supportive community of Pilates Pals!  Our bi-monthly mastermind meetups are your ticket to connecting with like-minded Instructors. Ask your burning questions or swap tales of tricky clients (we've been there!). It's a space for growth and camaraderie and is a judgement-free zone. Just turn on your computer and come as you are, whether that's decked out in your favorite Pilates tights, cozy trackies, or even your comfiest pajamas, we're here for it all!

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Exercise Sequence Library

Dive into a treasure trove of 400+ short exercise sequences (and growing), meticulously tested and proven in real classes. We've done the heavy lifting so you can seamlessly customise them for your clients. Each cluster includes crystal-clear cueing, detailed descriptions, and video demos, making it a breeze to incorporate into your classes.

Reformer On-Demand Library

Get ready for a game-changer. Our On-Demand Reformer Class Library grows by one brand-spanking new class every single week. Missed a live session or want to revisit your favourite? It's your golden ticket to replay classes at your convenience.

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Pilates Skills Builder

Ready to become a leveling-up pro? We've got you covered with 20+ advanced exercises, complete with regression and progression videos. No matter your clients' starting points, you'll be able to guide them toward progress with confidence.

Class Planning Mastery

Unlock the art of epic class planning with our Class Planning Course. Streamline your planning, create a personalised Exercise Cluster Toolbox, and master the skill of crafting classes for all levels. No more cueing overwhelm – we'll show you how to simplify it while letting your unique style shine through. By the end of this course, you'll be teaching classes that clients can't resist returning to.

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Pilates Welcome Workshop

We're all about crafting an inviting and inclusive Pilates experience right from the start. Stepping into a new studio or class can be a bit nerve-wracking, but we've got your back. In this workshop, we'll take you on a journey to discover the art of making newcomers feel at home. We'll share valuable tips to boost your clients comfort level so they leave the class feeling accomplished and confident in their Pilates journey.

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Multi-Level Class Master

Master the skill of crafting classes for all levels. In this series of videos you’ll discover the art to planning and teaching a multi-level reformer class. We’ll share valuable tips for communicating expectations with your clients, creating a toolbox of exercises that you can modify and adapt for all abilities and tips for how to layer the exercises within a cluster. At the end of this series of lessons you’ll be a Master at teaching, planning & modifying for all client types.

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Beyond the Mat

Teaching Pilates isn't just about exercises and routines; it's about the energy you bring, the knowledge you share, and the connections you create. In the pipeline is an exciting series of “watch at your own pace” trainings on building your confidence, slaying your mindset wobbles and bringing your best energy into your class with you every time.

Plus these brilliant bonuses…

Snappy “Steph sessions” straight into your email inbox directing you to new and trending content.

Plus new exercise sequences added across the equipment from Pilates Teachers in the industry

Sample Class Plans focused on utilising the clusters from the app so you can see how you can implement and teach them to your clients

Workshop Series including Resistance training in the Studio, Classical Pilates Workshop & Your Studio Vision

Exclusive Members only facebook group and Bi-Monthly Virtual Mastermind Meetups.

Masterclass how to add variety to your classes without spending hours in the process

"...and literally 20 minutes to tweak a class? Golden…"

“The Pilates HQ App has really helped me to begin programming better, and literally 20 minutes to tweak a class? Golden… I think it’s really helping me to get a member base too. I have a little group of regulars forming and I adore them.”

- LIV

"Having The App has given me the confidence..."

"Your videos are super helpful! Having The App has given me the confidence to put together my own sequences and adapt the exercises to the individual clients.”

- EMMA

"The Pilates App is so great to have in your pocket all the time..."

"Steph is like a little pocket trainer. She’s always there when you need her. The Pilates HQ App is so great to have in your pocket all the time so even on the go you can just watch a little cluster of hers and chuck it in your program."

- ZOE

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The Pilates HQ App Pricing Info

14 Day Free Trial then

$29.99

AUD

/month

6 Month Membership to The Pilates HQ App

$149.95

AUD

1 Month Free

Would you rather...

Go it alone, trying to be a one-person show, and burning out from the stress of it all because you’re spending endless hours juggling planners, sticky notes, and random scraps of paper, hoping you'll stumble upon class ideas magically.

 

Dive deep into the endless abyss of YouTube videos, hoping to find inspiration while wasting precious hours on cat videos and unrelated content.

 

Throw random exercises together, crossing your fingers that it works, or even show up to class with no plan and just 'wing it', leaving your clients feeling like they're on a wild rollercoaster ride

 

You COULD go through all that … 

...OR you could join The Pilates HQ App so you can focus on what you want to do best – Confidently deliver engaging classes and create a community where your clients feel right at home like they're part of the best Pilates crew in town, so they can’t resist coming back for more.

  • Is the app suitable for both experienced instructors and beginners?
    The app is designed for new and experienced Pilates Instructors. If you’re a newer Pilates Teacher, joining the app will provide you with the support and guidance you need when going out into the wide world of Pilates. Forget about googling answers to your questions, reading up on injuries, and how to modify exercises! It’s all here in the program and if it’s not you have me, a qualified Physio and Pilates Teacher of 12+ years to answer your questions in our members only facebook group. Been teaching for a while? No doubt you’re looking for ways to stay inspired in your teaching and your self practice. The App will give you so many ways to stay up to date and inspired in your teaching no matter how long you’ve been an instructor for
  • Can I cancel at any time?
    Yes, on a month-to-month membership you have the option to cancel at any stage. You can do this on your App and Computer. All you have to do is head to the Account section of the App or computer and click on ‘Active Credits & Memberships’ or ‘Active Packages’ respectively, then follow the prompts. You’ll continue to be able to access The App and content until the end of your cancellation period, and can return again at any time.
  • Can I also access The Pilates HQ App on a computer?
    Hell yea you can! You can access all of the content you’ll find on The Pilates HQ App on The Pilates HQ Website Dashboard. You’ll receive an email outlining how to access the website and the App upon signing up to our program. You’ll also find videos inside The App and website guiding you on how to access the content on your computer/phone.
  • Do I need to be a Pilates instructor to use the app?
    Nope, The App and courses inside would be great for anyone who is a current Pilates Instructor or completing their Pilates Teacher Training.
  • Are there additional costs or hidden fees after purchasing the app?
    Once you’ve completed your 7 Day Free Trial, you'll join the monthly membership at $29.99 AUD per month. Aside from this purchase there are no other sneaky fees you’ll be charged. If you’d like to attend our Live classes, however, you can choose to sign up for a class and will be asked to purchase the class prior to attendance, at this time you will also be asked to pay a processing fee.
  • What kind of support or community engagement can I expect as a user of the Pilates HQ App?
    After you sign up to The App you’ll receive an email inviting you to our Pilates HQ Members only Facebook Group. Should you join, this is where you can ask any and all the questions about exercises in The App, tricky clients, running your studio and more. Steph checks into the group Monday - Friday and will respond to your queries as soon as she can. You’ll also receive weekly emails updating you on the new content inside the App. Should you join our weekly live classes you also get a chance to ask any of your questions to Steph Live and get responses in real time. We encourage you to ask questions, leave comments and share your wins in our facebook group to create a warm and supportive community for all of our members.
  • Is my personal and payment information secure when using the app?
    The software we utilise ‘Arketa’ uses Stripe Payment Platform to secure and process payments. You can read about how Stripe keeps your payment information secure here
  • Do you offer discounts for Studios?
    We certainly do! We’d love to support you and your studio of incredible Teachers. To find out all about our studio discount and offer just send us an email at hello@pilates-hq.com.au.
  • How do I cancel my subscription or make changes to my account?
    It’s super easy to make changes to your subscription and account details. All you have to do is head to the Account section of the App or computer and click on ‘Active Credits & Memberships’ or ‘Active Packages’ respectively, then follow the prompts. If you are still having difficulty you can reach out to us for support here hello@pilates-hq.com.au
  • How do I get started with the Pilates HQ App after joining?
    Once you’ve signed up to the Pilates HQ App you’ll be sent a welcome email with links to how to download The Pilates HQ App and how to access it on your computer. If for some reason you don’t receive this, please reach out to us here at hello@pilates-hq.com.au so we can re-send you the email and get you all set up

I have questions... 

  • Is the app suitable for both experienced instructors and beginners?
    The app is designed for new and experienced Pilates Instructors. If you’re a newer Pilates Teacher, joining the app will provide you with the support and guidance you need when going out into the wide world of Pilates. Forget about googling answers to your questions, reading up on injuries, and how to modify exercises! It’s all here in the program and if it’s not you have me, a qualified Physio and Pilates Teacher of 12+ years to answer your questions in our members only facebook group. Been teaching for a while? No doubt you’re looking for ways to stay inspired in your teaching and your self practice. The App will give you so many ways to stay up to date and inspired in your teaching no matter how long you’ve been an instructor for
  • Can I cancel at any time?
    Yes, on a month-to-month membership you have the option to cancel at any stage. You can do this on your App and Computer. All you have to do is head to the Account section of the App or computer and click on ‘Active Credits & Memberships’ or ‘Active Packages’ respectively, then follow the prompts. You’ll continue to be able to access The App and content until the end of your cancellation period, and can return again at any time.
  • Can I also access The Pilates HQ App on a computer?
    Hell yea you can! You can access all of the content you’ll find on The Pilates HQ App on The Pilates HQ Website Dashboard. You’ll receive an email outlining how to access the website and the App upon signing up to our program. You’ll also find videos inside The App and website guiding you on how to access the content on your computer/phone.
  • Do I need to be a Pilates instructor to use the app?
    Nope, The App and courses inside would be great for anyone who is a current Pilates Instructor or completing their Pilates Teacher Training.
  • Are there additional costs or hidden fees after purchasing the app?
    Once you’ve completed your 7 Day Free Trial, you'll join the monthly membership at $29.99 AUD per month. Aside from this purchase there are no other sneaky fees you’ll be charged. If you’d like to attend our Live classes, however, you can choose to sign up for a class and will be asked to purchase the class prior to attendance, at this time you will also be asked to pay a processing fee.
  • What kind of support or community engagement can I expect as a user of the Pilates HQ App?
    After you sign up to The App you’ll receive an email inviting you to our Pilates HQ Members only Facebook Group. Should you join, this is where you can ask any and all the questions about exercises in The App, tricky clients, running your studio and more. Steph checks into the group Monday - Friday and will respond to your queries as soon as she can. You’ll also receive weekly emails updating you on the new content inside the App. Should you join our weekly live classes you also get a chance to ask any of your questions to Steph Live and get responses in real time. We encourage you to ask questions, leave comments and share your wins in our facebook group to create a warm and supportive community for all of our members.
  • Is my personal and payment information secure when using the app?
    The software we utilise ‘Arketa’ uses Stripe Payment Platform to secure and process payments. You can read about how Stripe keeps your payment information secure here
  • Do you offer discounts for Studios?
    We certainly do! We’d love to support you and your studio of incredible Teachers. To find out all about our studio discount and offer just send us an email at hello@pilates-hq.com.au.
  • How do I cancel my subscription or make changes to my account?
    It’s super easy to make changes to your subscription and account details. All you have to do is head to the Account section of the App or computer and click on ‘Active Credits & Memberships’ or ‘Active Packages’ respectively, then follow the prompts. If you are still having difficulty you can reach out to us for support here hello@pilates-hq.com.au
  • How do I get started with the Pilates HQ App after joining?
    Once you’ve signed up to the Pilates HQ App you’ll be sent a welcome email with links to how to download The Pilates HQ App and how to access it on your computer. If for some reason you don’t receive this, please reach out to us here at hello@pilates-hq.com.au so we can re-send you the email and get you all set up
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About Steph

Hey there, I'm Steph Neal, the mastermind behind Pilates HQ. I created this resource because I know that your training (like mine) might have left a few gaps in the skills needed to confidently and sustainably run awesome Pilates classes over the long haul. We're talking about gaps like knowing which exercises go together like ugg boots and pilates tights, how to adjust your class for all skill levels, and the secret sauce to not only leading fantastic classes but also nurturing a community that your clients absolutely adore.

 

My love for Pilates has driven me to create a thriving space for both instructors and enthusiasts alike.

 

It started out from humble beginnings with mat classes in my local town hall, then to a home studio, and eventually opening a fully-fledged studio on the main street. After five fulfilling years, I sold the studio and followed my heart to the beach, where I now focus on Pilates HQ and The Pilates HQ App. A resource I wish I had access to when I was starting out as a Pilates Instructor.

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Through The Pilates HQ App & Community, I help both new and seasoned instructors to confidently teach All Levels Reformer Classes that their clients can't wait to come back to.

 

I'm not just a Pilates enthusiast; I'm a lover of life outside the studio. Spending time with my husband, Bayden, and our doggos, Duke and Bobbi, is what lights me up. You'll often catch me laughing too loud, singing out of tune, binge-watching Netflix, trying to learn how to surf, and of course, rocking Pilates tights and ugg boots – it's a lifestyle!

 

What you see is what you get with me! I believe in honesty and integrity and in building relationships, a community, and a business with heart and personality!

 

My goal is simple: to help you lead a happy, fulfilling life, doing what you love while surrounded by people who inspire and support you.

 

Come join me and meet our community inside The Pilates HQ App

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