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Are you busy being busy and frustrated at the sheer volume of admin work your pelvic floor business produces? 😭
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Would you like to outsource tasks, but uncertain of where to start, and wonder if it's really worth? 🤔
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Do you often ask yourself "Is it worth training someone up?", only to come back to "I'm sure I could do it better myself?", but yet you're still miserable? 😂 🙋🏼‍♀️
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Well, listen in to this week's episode I shine a light on 5 tasks you could easily outsource to a Virtual Assistant straightaway, and I'm taking you on a trip down memory lane of all of the VA's and support staff I've ever employed 👩‍💻
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Search "Pelvicpreneur Podcast" in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts or Stitcher and enjoy
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Then do three things: 1) Snap a pic, upload it to your Stories, 2) tag me @ClaireMockridge, and 3) use the #PelvicpreneurPodcast hashtag so I can share the love 💕
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Let me know what your biggest takeaway was from this week's episode, because I'd love to hear from you, so DM or comment below to let me know ⬇️
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Ever wondered if Kegels are worth cueing in certain situations?
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Say you have a group class of pre/postnatal women you're trying to educate about pelvic floor contractions, and it's the very first time they've ever heard of a Kegel, let alone try and perform one in front of you?
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As a FitPro, it's impossible to tell if the client(s) are actually doing this exercise correctly, isn't it?
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Listen in to this week's episode to find out 4 reasons why I ditched cueing Kegels 6+ years ago, saved my sanity in the process AND am able to get pelvic floor client more consistent results with the full-body approach
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Search "Pelvicpreneur Podcast" in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts or Stitcher and enjoy
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Then do three things: 1) Snap a pic, upload it to your Stories, 2) tag me @ClaireMockridge, and 3) use the #PelvicpreneurPodcast hashtag so I can share the love
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Let me know what your biggest takeaway was from this week's episode, because I'd love to hear from you, so DM or comment below to let me know
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Popped into @herdy_uk whilst on holiday in The Lakes. Even though I already have the face mask in grey, I HAD to buy the pink one because it’s in my branding colours. What do you think?! 💕
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Check out my stories for the other sheep-themed purchases I made in store. It’s such a great shop, and I can’t resist buying everything 😬 🐑
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Started my day with a group coaching call with my #YourPelvicMatters teacher trainers 💕
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I love connecting with my tribe over Zoom, and I'm really fortunate to have some super passionate instructors worldwide who just love working in pelvic floor health 🌍
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I coached one trainer in Ireland through the maze of marketing her online pelvic floor course without using social media (yep, that is possible!) 🙋🏼‍♀️
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Then, I chatted to another trainer in Canada whose business has actually benefited from Covid 19 financially, because her class sizes have increased, and clients no longer use the excuse of "I can't come this week", so there you go 💰
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And, then I wrapped things up with an interesting discussion with a trainer in Estonia about repurposing content, because why would you produce something amazing, and not rinse and repeat it, huh? 🤔
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Hope you're gearing up for a good Friday. What's on your agenda today? Comment below and let me know! ⬇️
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Ever feel lonely as a one-woman-band in business? 🙋🏼‍♀️
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Have you tried formal networking and found it kind of dull or even a waste of your time? 😐
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Do you have other entrepreneurial females that you can turn to when times get tough, or a you kind stuck with your own thoughts and find it really hard sometimes? 😭
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Well, in this week's episode, I answer all of these questions and more, and list several ways I've created informal networking groups of business buddies to combat entrepreneurial loneliness and create lifelong female friends. Enjoy! 🙌🏻
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Search "Pelvicpreneur Podcast" in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts or Stitcher 🎧
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Then do three things: 1) Snap a pic, upload it to your Stories, 2) tag me @ClaireMockridge, and 3) use the #PelvicpreneurPodcast hashtag so I can share the love 🤳
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Let me know what your biggest takeaway was from this week's episode, because I'd love to hear from you, so DM or comment below to let me know ⬇️
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Would you like to appear as a guest on the #PelvicpreneurPodcast?! 🙋🏼‍♀️
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My weekly podcast show for pelvic floor experts is gaining traction, and I am so pleased I'm touching the lives of so many many people out there worldwide 🗺
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Launching and producing my own podcast show has been a dream of mine for a long time, and creating it is arguably the best decision I made for 2020 ✅
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Download numbers are going up in the right direction every month, and although I've produced a number of solo episodes, I'm finally at that point where I want to invite guests on to interview on a regular basis 🎙
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Just so we're absolute clear, my audience is made up of Pilates, fitness, Yoga teachers, Women's Health Physios, manual therapists etc 🤓
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These are amazing professionals who work with clients with pelvic floor dysfunction, and love learning anything pelvis related - har har!
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Do you have something of value to add to my listeners? Are you a pelvic floor nerd with a story to tell? If so, send me a DM, let me know what your specialist topic is, and I'll invite you on 🥳
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I can't wait to chat to you, and I'm certain my listeners can't wait to me you too! 🎧
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Never sure when it's appropriate to say "knees soft" anymore? 🤷‍♀️
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Been cueing Kegels to clients but uncertain if these may be detrimental to clients with hypertonic pelvic floor muscles? 🤔
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Ever thought about the impact of saying "chin lifted" to someone with pelvic floor dysfunction? 😳
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Well, in this week's Pelvicpreneur Podcast episode, I answer all of these questions and more, and list 5 cues I no longer use with pelvic floor dysfunction clients, so go and check it out to improve your knowledge and teaching skills 👩‍🏫
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Search "Pelvicpreneur Podcast" in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts or Stitcher and enjoy 🎧
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Then do three things: 1) Snap a pic, upload it to your Stories, 2) tag me @ClaireMockridge, and 3) use the #PelvicpreneurPodcast hashtag so I can share the love 🤳
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Let me know what your biggest takeaway was from this week's episode, because I'd love to hear from you, so DM or comment below to let me know ⬇️
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I'm seeing lots of "back to school" pics on my Facebook feed this week with children/bumps who came to my pre/postnatal classes and I am feeling OLD! 🙈
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How can these babies be 14 years old...?! 👶
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What age are the eldest children you've worked with now, my fellow pre/postnatal specialists?
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Comment below and let me know! ⬇️
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Today marks my 6th year anniversary NOT cueing Kegels to clients with pelvic floor dysfunction. Woo hoo! 🙌🏻
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Not only has my non-Kegel, full-body, systemised, "foot first" approach saved me time, but it's offered clients a different alternative, a different perspective, and a new lease on life 😭
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Kegels aren't for everyone, and there are many studies out there to showcase both sides, and I think we all know that Kegels shouldn't be handed out as a "one size fits all" thing without proper consultation first 📝
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As a fitness professional, I'm going to come right out and say this: I can not tell if a client is doing a Kegel correctly, and this is one of the fundamental reasons I stopped teaching them 🤷‍♀️
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Can I now do a massive big up to the Women's Health PTs/Physios who do the internal work here for me, because you are truly amazing people 🙏
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Here's the thing: Kegels are kinda boring. Clients lose motivation to "do their pelvic floor exercises" because the exercises themselves are tedious and require concentration 🧠
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Whoever suggested doing Kegels whilst brushing their teeth is a next level multi-tasker, because I can not do this…whereas my clients all report back to say they've been able to simply and easily incorporate my full-body exercises to stretch their hamstrings, strengthen their lateral hips and mobilise their feet, whilst focussing on dental hygiene - and have fun in the process, so there you go ✅
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If you're struggling to get pelvic floor clients to do their Kegel homework (or any homework for that matter!), and you're feeling kinda burnt out because of it - I can help 🙋🏼‍♀️
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The full-body approach to pelvic floor rehab saves you time and sets you apart, so DM me "I WANT IN!" and I'll give you access to my 3-step method for pelvic floor client success 💕
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How's your work/life balance right now? ⚖️ Feeling tied to your phone all day every day and can't see a way out? 📱
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Do you need some actionable steps to get you closer to being able to switch off your laptop before 10pm each night? 👩‍💻 😴
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Well, in this week's Pelvicpreneur Podcast episode, I answer all of these questions and more, and give you my 4-step plan to achieving more work/life balance, so go and check it out 🎧
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Search "Pelvicpreneur Podcast" in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts or Stitcher and enjoy 🎙
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Then do three things: 1) Snap a pic, upload it to your Stories, 2) tag me @ClaireMockridge, and 3) use the #PelvicpreneurPodcast hashtag so I can share the love 🤳
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Let me know what your biggest takeaway was from this week's episode, because I'd love to hear from you, so DM or comment below to let me know ⬇️
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I miss travelling 😭 This is Mik and I in Croatia last year. A country we’ve visited every year (often twice per annum) for a decade or more ☀️
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We have flights booked for September, but with the news recently in about UK travellers having to quarantine for 14 days after returning from Croatia, we’re not sure what to do 🤷‍♀️
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We’re both introverts, so self isolating isn’t necessarily a problem, but we’re not certain Mik could get special leave due to him working for the emergency services 👨‍🚒
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(If you’d kindly go over to my Stories and vote on what you’d do, I’d appreciate it 🙋🏼‍♀️)
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Jumped on Zoom with my #YourPelvicMatters teachers and my pelvis today 🤓
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In this month’s coaching call we covered:
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1️⃣ psoas, illiacus and rectus femoris anatomy review,
2️⃣ pregnancy Pilates CPD courses and whether they’re worth it, and
3️⃣ hip replacements and the Your Pelvic Matters exercises
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Super interesting discussion and it’s lovely to catch up and help my pelvic floor teachers 👩‍💻
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Did you enjoy the session guys? 💕
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Did you become your own boss for the flexibility of working the hours you want, with the exact types of pelvic floor clients you really really enjoy working with? 🙋🏼‍♀️
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Here's a question: who comes first in your business? You, or your client? 🤷‍♀️
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"The customer is always right" is often banded around as a good motto to live by in customer service circles, but…is the customer always right to bully you into booking an appointment to suit THEM rather than you for example…? 😳
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Is the customer always right to ask if they can do pay as you go when it clearly states on your website that your fee is £400 for 5 pelvic floor personal training sessions? 💰
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Is the customer right to come to their next appointment having not done any of the exercise homework you set them and wonder why they haven't seen a change in their symptoms? 🙄
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Something a pelvic floor Pilates instructor said to me recently was this: "Claire, I love working in pelvic floor health, but it's got to come second to my kids" 🙌🏻
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I actually wanted to marry her at that point, to be fair 👰 She's excellent at what she does, gets PFD clients amazing results, works the hours she wants - and ultimately - she puts herself and family first 👶
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If you're struggling with boundaries in your pelvic floor business, you're not working the hours you want, and you only seem to be attracting pelvic floor clients who make ALL of the excuses about homework - I can help! 💕
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I have a free online resource just for you - the link's in the bio. See you there! 👩‍💻
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Have you prescribed Pilates to clients with pelvic floor issues, and found result to be slow or very mixed? Kind of annoying huh? 🤯
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You work in the fitness industry, so it's only natural that you'll want to use "exercise" to help solve dysfunction - I get it 🙋🏼‍♀️
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But in honesty, the conversation has to change from "do these 5 exercises and I'll see you for your next appointment", to:
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…"let's find out what you're doing on a day-to-day basis that's attributing to the dysfunction in your body, ok?"
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So, it's LESS about "prescribing exercise" and MORE about "addressing daily habits" that are loading our clients' pelvic floor muscles inappropriately all day every day ✅
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Can you see the difference? Once I discovered this missing piece of the puzzle, boy did my PFD clients' symptoms improve dramatically! 🙌🏻
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Search "Pelvicpreneur Podcast" in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts or Stitcher and enjoy this episode 🎧
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Then do three things: 1) Snap a pic, upload it to your Stories, 2) tag me @ClaireMockridge, and 3) use the #PelvicpreneurPodcast hashtag so I can share the love 🤳
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Let me know what your biggest takeaway was from this week's episode, because I'd love to hear from you, so DM or comment below to let me know ⬇️
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Ever struggled to get pelvic floor clients to do their homework, and currently not getting clients consistent results? Kind of annoying huh? 🤯
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It might be because you're:
👎🏻 giving them too many exercises
👎🏻 dealing with "what shows up" with each individual or
👎🏻 prescribing unrealistic homework
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Put simply, you're:
✅ over-complicating
✅ over-individualising, and
✅ over-prescribing exercise
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I have a free training (link in bio) that shows you how to simplify and systemise pelvic floor exercise and…
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…if you’ve been attracting PFD clients who come to you expect INSTANT results and you're finding the whole situation exhausting - my online class will offer you a solution (Hint: you do NOT have to put up with those sorts of people, ok?) 💕
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PF rehab is NOT a quick-fix (you and I both know that), but there are definitely ways you can SIMPLIFY what you're teaching, SYSTEMISE your approach and SELL your services to clients who actually appreciate you and your expertise 🙌🏻
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How amazing would that be to feel appreciated and valued for all that time and effort you're putting in…? 🦄
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Shall I see you inside the online class (link in bio)...? ⬆️
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PELVIC FLOOR PEEPS: What are your 3 go-to Pilates exercises you prescribe clients with pelvic floor dysfunction? 🙋🏼‍♀️
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We all have our favourite exercises we give to PFD, don't we? 🤔
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So, let me know what your frequently prescribed Pilates movements are by commenting below because I'd love to know! ⬇️
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