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, […]
The Pilates Guild- Aligning and defining teacher, student, and method.
Elaine Ewing and Sean Gallagher (bio below) from the New York Pilates Studio are working on a big project. They have re-started the Pilates Guild, which is a membership organization for teachers certified through the New York Pilates Studio going back to 1990. Sean and Elaine also released a special limited edition poster of archival photos of […]
Boomers, Millennials, Golden, Silver, Aging, Aching, Ad Nausea
Just DON’T! Please I beg you to reconsider. 20 years ago I would’ve thought those were good ideas too, but now that I have to check ‘that box’ I’m offended, mortified, insulted, etc.. People take better care of their bodies now than they did 20 years ago, Do YOU want to take a class with […]
Review of Lynda Lippin’s Pilates For Back Pain eCourse
1st of all, this is great…Now I’ll tell you why, then I’ll show you pictures of what I mean and then I’ll put it all in video’s that make it impossible not to get the message. This is exactly what she has done. Her message is clear, and concise, then in case you have any questions […]
Your Already Perfect Pilates Body
I’ve been teaching fitness, Pilates and all types of movement for over 30 years. When I’m out and about and someone asks me what I do for work I always hesitate to answer truthfully with “I teach fitness.” I usually say that I’m a “consultant” (which is true!) and inevitably they ask what kind of […]
What Did You Learn Today?
I have heard that Romana asked at the end of her classes “What did you learn today?” Then when Moses Urbano taught a workshop at my studio he said, she always asked him to just remember one thing from each day, so instead of writing reams of notes in classes or workshops remember just one […]
Review: “Pilates with Ring and Foam Roller Audio”
This audio,”Pilates with Ring and Foam Roller Audio”, begins gently with the Magic Circle. Lynda has you move from an easy and gentle waking up of the hips, inner & outer thighs, to some shoulder girdle mobilization and bicep/tricep things that really get into the smaller muscle groups often overlooked by larger movements done with […]
I will continue with Pilates as long as I am able to
Patricia Hinson (72) is a client of Megan Macgregor. Patricia is a big fan of Pilates. In this interview she explains why she loves Pilates so much! Patricia:”I will continue with Pilates as long as I am able to.” I was impressed, not only, with the theory of Pilates but with the results. What is you […]
Let’s talk about…. Progression!
I’ve been teaching for nearly a decade, nearly 15,000 hours of hands on time with clients. Not all that long in comparison to many teachers, but long enough to have seen a few things both in my own studio and in others. As a teacher trainer, It is incredibly important to instil in new teachers the […]
Did Joe Pilates care for money?
Pilates instructor Lynsey Kerr sent me this question by PM on Facebook: Lately I have been wondering about whether Pilates was money orientated or not. With regards to how much he charged people to teach them his method? Or whether he found his richness in just being able to educate others about his method. I […]