Turning 50 was a wakeup call for me. I found myself out of shape and concerned about my long term health and well-being. After trying a number of different fitness methods, I discovered Pilates. I soon began an incredible transformation. Everything began to unfold in a way necessary to bring me to where I am […]
Pilates makes you flexible and strong and keeps you young!
Pilates is a intelligent, functional movement method invented by the genius Joseph Pilates. Pilates gives you a great, sweaty workout wich alignes, balances and corrects you, it makes you flexible and very strong at the same time. When it is offered as a complete system (wich means with workouts both on Pilates apparatus and mat) then it will change Body and Mind dramatically. It will keep you young, fit and fabulous to an old age!
My friend Emer has a mantra, “What’s meant for you won’t pass you.” and there have been many, many times I hated to hear it pass her lips. Then, one day, it came true and I attended my first Pilates class. This was in 2008 after the birth of my son. I had had minor […]
Over a decade after the word Pilates was deemed to be generic by the US courts, the divide between factions in our Pilates community is still very wide and very real. Regardless of how and where you were trained, or what brand of Pilates you teach, Classical Pilates is still important and still very much […]
Title- Pilates Teaches Longevity Author- Sonia Kang First published- 2014 Edition- 1st Year- 2014 Format- Paperback Pages- 78 Availability- http://www.blurb.com/b/5599405-pilates-teaches-longevity $53.95 First I’ll tell you why a 78 page paperback book is worth your $$ even if there are no cues, teaching tips and tricks, and there are more pics than prose. This is not […]
Many celebrities today train hard to maintain their physique mainly due to the demands of their roles and the industry they work in. They’re also often considered role models to the public, which is why they strive to retain their wellbeing through exercise and undergoing intensive fitness programs. Pilates is the go-to fitness choice of […]
Like many little girls, I used to take ballet lessons. I loved it, I dreamed of becoming a ballerina, roaming around the house in a tutu all the time. But like many small children, I was a very good mathematical mind as well, very observant and inquisitive, which my parents mistook for an inclination to […]
It seems common now to talk of second or third careers but when I gave up corporate life to teach Pilates at 40, it did not feel like a straightforward decision. After more than 20 years of office life, culminating in a Head of Marketing role for a division of Thomson Reuters, I decided to […]
Pilates and Dance Instructor – Susan Miller Davern When I was a dancer at State University of New York, College at Purchase in the 80s, I was fortunate enough to couple my grueling class and performance schedule with Pilates and Romana Kryzanowska. She was inspirational at making the simplest exercises compliment a dancer’s body, and […]
Born To Walk by James Earls Reviewed by Lee Artur Paperback First published in 2014 Lotus Publishing and North Atlantic Books The forward of this book was written by Thomas Meyers of Anatomy Trains fame. The author, James Earls is a myofascial bodyworker, lecturer and writer who partnered with Tom Meyers in founding Kinesis UK, […]