Pilates Career Counseling Grand Rapids MI

Local resource for pilates career counseling in Grand Rapids, MI. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to pilates career counseling, pilates teacher instruction, and pilates instructor certification classes, as well as advice and content on opening a pilates studio, consulting and marketing, and running a small business.

Cathy Hanson
(616) 818-6177
Grand Rapids, MI
Coaching Types
Entrepreneurship, Career, Business

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Rob Elliott
(616) 956-3410
5211 Cascade Road Se Suite 100
Grand Rapids, MI
Mr. Matt Paul Kilroy, BS, RRT
616.735.4650, 616.464.8356
1151 Parkhurst Ave Nw
Grand Rapids, MI
Janice P Olson
(616) 874-7071
7128 Silver Lake Dr Ne Ne
Rockford, MI
American Postal Workers Union
(616) 451-1949
225 Michigan St Nw
Grand Rapids, MI
Mrs. Kathi Jo DeYoung
(616) 644-3662
2051 Godwin Ave Se
Grand Rapids, MI
Mrs. Judith Anne DeLapa
616.949.5013, 616.949.5013
High-Impact Coaching & Consulting 2505 E. Paris Se Suite 195
Grand Rapids, MI
Mrs. Cindy L HillseyACC
616.285.1949, 616.285.1949
3374 Pine Meadow Dr Se #102 Kentwood
Grand Rapids, MI
Mr. William E Perkins, Certified Professional Coach (CPC)
(616) 897-4010
1395 E. Main
Lowell, MI
Michigan Works! M-TECH Service Center
(616) 234-3398
622 Godfrey SW
Grand Rapids, MI
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Pilates Job Outlook Looks Strong Despite Economy 

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Pilates Instructor Job Outlook is strongWith U.S. unemployment numbers worsening by the week, there are positive signs that say Pilates jobs may be more secure than average occupations. According to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), the fitness industry is expected to grow 27 percent by 2016, which is much faster than the average for all occupations. And a recent fitness industry compensation survey by the IDEA Health & Fitness Association reinforced that finding.

The survey, which included responses from 501 IDEA members working in a variety of positions in health club settings, found that wages for all positions except fitness floor staff are higher than the national average, and all positions reported wages higher than they were two years ago.

Pilates and yoga instructors, specifically, reported receiving an average hourly wage of $33.25, the highest of all types of instructors. This is up from $29.50 in 2006, indicating that wages have kept up with inflation.

What accounts for these positive projections when most industries are dealing with breathtaking downturns? According to the DOL, “an increasing number of people are spending time and money on fitness, and more businesses are recognizing the benefits of health and fitness programs for their employees.” The DOL also credits aging baby boomers, who are concentrating on staying healthy and fit, as well as the reduction of physical education in schools and parents’ concern about childhood obesity. “Participation in yoga and Pilates is expected to continue to increase, driven partly by the aging population that demands low-impact forms of exercise and seeks relief from arthritis and other ailments,” says the DOL.

So, even if your business is experiencing a downturn, the prospects remain good for the future. If you’re looking to draw in new clients, perhaps working to tap into the older and younger members of your community may be a good strategy.

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