Have you heard of an online or Instagram community? I never really knew about it or even thought about “joining” a community but then I ended up unknowingly (more like unplanned actually) in an Instagram community! Though some people may find it weird or impossible, it is something I am so grateful for and so glad to have in my life – being part of a community actually changed and impacted my life – specifically my health and fitness journey!
My Search For Support
I searched high and low for any information, tips, advice and words from those experienced. I was curious to know what went on while training to be a POP Pilates instructor and needed all the tips and advice I could get when I became an instructor in training. I just recently posted a blog post on how I came to be a POP Pilates instructor and now it is my turn to share som tips and advice for those who are looking to be or are instructors in training (this also applies to those who just got certified)!Continue Reading
In mid-2015 I had finally gotten “the hang of” motherhood but had lost all things fitness and health along the way. I tried running but was frustrated with my progress. Before my pregnancy, I was an avid runner. I loved running long distance and had completed my first full marathon. But with a baby it was hard to be out for long amounts of time running, so I was looking for something different.
Exhilarating! That’s what I felt about teaching my first official POP Pilates class.
But first, let’s start from the beginning…
My birthday gift for my 30th birthday this year was the gift to register for the POP Pilates Instructor Training. One of my biggest motivation to pass this was so that I could workout and get to know fellow popsters (the community of guys and girls who do Blogilates aka POP Pilates) that I had met on my birthday month when Cassey Ho came to Singapore! There was a whole bunch of them and we became followers and friends of each other on instagram. I also met more Singaporean popsters afterwards on instagram as I randomly found them in the different hashtags used. I was excited and looking forward to meeting them and working out with them and just sharing the love we have for Cassey and Blogilates.Continue Reading