An overview of why metabolic health is a cornerstone of a well-functioning body and its’ connection to exercise.
Being in shape is not a measure of how “good” you look
This is the second time I feature a story about Joseph de Ruvo. That is because I love his mindset and attitude towards Pilates. I give him the floor to let him tell you about how he approaches Pilates. Enjoy! Being in shape is not a measure of how “good” you look. It is not […]
Pilates truly improves the quality of life.
I proudly present Pilates trainer Nina Narejko (36), originally from Poland and owner of Body Redefined Pilates. There is no better feeling than working with someone who has had chronic health issues and having them come to the studio and be excited about how great they are feeling. There is so much joy in watching young […]
An interview with Second Generation instructor, Darien Gold.
When another dancer introduced Darien Gold to the Pilates method in 1992, she felt an immediate connection to the work and soon began studying with Romana Kryzanowska, a Joseph Pilates premier disciple. Certified in 1997, Darien has been teaching classical Pilates ever since. Her deep understanding of the Pilates method developed out of her extensive […]
Be that person that reaches out to others and inspires.
Introducing you to Zoë Ruddock, a Pilates teacher in Boxmoor, Hemel Hempstead which is just outside London. Zoë teaches mainly Matwork classes and also has private clients in her home studio. She also works at Tring Pilates, which is a larger studio, and is run old school – so several clients doing different programmes at […]
Pilates is about relationships and transformation.
I am very proud to feature Kirk James Smith, owner of the studio The Classical Pilates Centre, which is located in Bollington, a village 15 miles southwest of Manchester, England. Kirk is 55 years old. Can you describe your studio. My studio is in a former mill building on a canal. We have very high ceilings, three […]
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 has received a lot more main stream exposure
We welcome Eduard Botha (37) on Pilatesglossy. Ed is a BASI Pilates trainer. His studio is edB Pilates Studio is located in Camps Bay, Cape Town, South Africa. Even though he has a degree in Economics, his passion has always been for human movement. He has done martial arts his whole life and owned two boxing gyms here in Cape Town as […]
Heal the world through Pilates
I am so very proud to feature the wonderful Amy Taylor Alpers (57). She is teaching Pilates for over 25 years now! Her Pilates Center is in Boulder, Co, established in 1990. Amy learned the method straight from Romana Kryzanowska in the late eighties. I love it that Amy is also eating only plantbased food. Thank you Amy! […]
I absolutely still study the method like crazy!
I saw photo’s of Elaine on Facebook. She took the photo’s on her smartphone while doing the Reformer exercises. I loved them and asked her if I could interview her. And here it is! Elaine Ewing (36) – certified by the NY Pilates Studio under Junghee Won and Sean Gallagher – is Pilates teacher and […]
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