Marjolein von Sonsbeek has asked this wonderful question last week! I’ve been looking forward to answering it, because one of these people has definitely influenced Joseph Pilates a lot in my opinion: Bess Mensendieck! She was a very exciting woman! Dr. Bess Mensendieck (1864-1957) was a doctor. She developed a gymnastic method for women to […]
The Art of Cuing
I went to the PMA and this is what the experience made me think about… Cuing can be an Expressionist, Minimalist, Abstract, Formal, Hyper-realist and a Surreal Art form. And that is Art with a capital A. Personally, I fall somewhere between staunch minimalism and a black hole in terms of language. Think Donald Judd […]
Pilates did really transform my life
I first saw Ana on a Pilates DVD with Gaiam. I was impressed by her looks and performance. And now I have interviewed her! Peak Pilates® Master Ana Caban (45) is the mother of a beautiful and smart 7 year old boy, who keeps her on her toes. Ana is currently teaching Pilates Mat classes for […]
Did Joseph Pilates suffer from asthma as a child?
I have been asked this question many times since my biography of Joseph Pilates was published in September. People are asking about it at readings and workshops, via email and on Facebook. Where did they get this idea? It was Joseph Pilates himself who used to suggest that he had had health issues as a […]
Pilates in Canada
Pilates in Canada. Seems like a pretty neutral statement. How about ‘Authentic Pilates in Canada’? Now that is raising eyebrows! (perhaps it will raise temperatures enough to warm us through the upcoming cold Canadian winter!) With one set of apprentices now graduated and teaching, we have embarked on a second round in 2015. Our Toronto […]
Approach Pilates as a practice.
Men, men, men, we need more men on Pilatesglossy! So I am very happy that Jeremy Laverdure (43) said YES. I hope you enjoy this interview as much as I did. By the way Jeremy Laverdure is co-owner of Sixth Street Pilates,a decade-old boutique Pilates studio in New York City’s East Village in New York City. (Anula Maiberg […]
If you’re going to do it, do it right
We are honored to feature Christina Maria Gadar. Christina is the owner of Gadar Pilates. The studio is located in beautiful Sarasota, Florida. Christina is a dual citizen of Brazil and the United States. She grew up in Massachusetts and currently lives in Florida. At the age of seven she started rhythmic gymnastics with a Romanian teacher named Rene Saunders. The […]
I have not had any pain since!
Isn’t it fantastic that Catie Loeffler (53) can say; “I have not had any pain since!” Thanks to Pilates and a great teacher. I am Catie Loeffler, healthy with the exception of neck and knee issues. I live in Temecula, CA. I started Pilates two months ago. My next door neighbor, Sunni Almond teaches Classical Pilates. I take […]
Peace from every cell inside
Isn’t it great to feel peace, from every cell inside, just by eating the right way? Jessica Porter (48) has been practicing Macrobiotics since 1990. She wrote the Hip Chick’s Guide to Macrobiotics, The MILF Diet, and collaborated with Alicia Silverstone on The Kind Diet. She lives in Los Angeles but grew up in Canada. What made […]
Blog on Joseph Pilates from Eva Rincke
Eva Rincke has a beautiful blog on Joseph Pilates In this blog, I am giving an account of my research for the biography of Joseph Pilates and I’m sharing new insights into the life of this complex person. I’m telling you about the amazing people who inspired him and about those who continued his work. […]
What??? Pilates not for you? Think again!! Ahhh, you think you are too old, too stiff, too fat, too thin? That Pilates is for sissies? Think you can’t change? You have to much pain? That you have to be a dancer? No, no, no, no!! Pilates is for everybody, and for every BODY no matter how […]
I love everything about Pilates
And another Pilates enthusiast! Charlotte is also a client of Sunni Almond. Charlotte’s back problems improved because of her regular sessions at Sunni’s studio and her own workouts at home. Charlotte:” I love everything about Pilates!” I feel I’m in great physical condition My name is Charlotte. I’m 62 years old and I live in Menifee, Ca. […]
I love Pilates for the core work!
Haley Seino (36)is passionate about Pilates. She is dog groomer from Temecula Ca. She is in great shape and still finds Pilates to be hard everytime she takes a lesson! She started Pilates about 6 years ago . It was suggested to her from a client, who said it would help her posture. Haley is a client of the lovely […]
Pilates has withstood the test of time.
I am very happy to welcome Laura Browning Grant (30)- a Lolita San Miguel Disciple Educator- on Pilatesglossy. I follow Laura on Facebook and read her article in Pilatesstyle. I love her spirit, humor and passion for Pilates. I just hád to ask her for an interview. And here it is. Get inspired by this beautiful lady! […]
The Price We Pay for Sitting Too Much
Medical experts are devising formulas for how long a typical office worker should spend sitting and standing to counter the negative health effects of being sedentary. In The Wall Street Journal: “The Price We Pay For Sitting Too Much” New research is helping medical experts devise formulas for how long a typical office worker should spend […]
I am a passionate Pilates practitioner myself
We welcome our first trainer “aus der Schweiz”on Pilatesglossy! Christine Hüsler (born in 1980) is a passionate Pilates practioner. She is the owner of pilatesWERKSTATT in Switzerland. I am a passionate Pilates practitioner myself. With great tools such as Pilatesology and Pilates Avatar (a self-training system developed by Clare Dunphy Hemani) I get my weekly regular […]
What Pilatespocalypse? Pilates Is Going Strong!
Source: What Pilatespocalypse? Pilates Is Going Strong! – Lynda Lippin What Pilatespocalypse? Pilates Is Going Strong! I was perplexed when I read Annie Lowrey’s article in New York magazine last week, The Pilatespocalypse: How the Method That Started the Boutique-Fitness Trend Is Going Bust. After all, I have a waiting list; Real Pilates is crazy […]
It may help us keep fighting the good fight
My dear friend Sunni Almond wrote a great “letter” to all Pilates clients or future Pilates clients. I asked Sunni if I could share this. “Yes of course!”, she responded. So here it is and please share as much as you like! Sunni started on Facebook with this introduction: I am taking the liberty of sharing […]
Steinbeisser‘s Experimental Gastronomy
Steinbeisser‘s Experimental Gastronomy with Edwin Vinke in the Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy A treat for all those who value individual, creative and sustainable cuisine.10th Edition with two-Michelin-starred chef Edwin Vinke Upcoming 9, 10 and 11 October 2015, two-Michelin-star chef Edwin Vinke from De Kromme Watergang is going to serve an exclusive dinner in the […]
Pilates: What Is It And Why Bother?
Anula Maiberg is our new blogger. This is her first blog on Pilatesglossy. We are very proud to “have” her in our team. Here she shares her views on Pilates;What Is It And Why Bother? Some of the most frequently asked questions Pilates instructors get to answer include: “Pilates is like Yoga with crunches, right?” “Pilates […]
8 Steps to a Pain-Free Back
Review Author: Esther Gokhale Year of Publication: 2008, 2013 Format: paperback Pages : 228 Esther Gokhale is the creator of the Gokhale Method, a pain-reduction program based on postural corrections and healthy, natural movement that incorporates optimal postural habits. She has been teaching posture, dance and yoga and practicing acupuncture for many years. Gokhale teaches […]
Pilates is “complete coordination of body, mind and spirit.”
We are honoured to feature Michael Miller (63) from Boulder, Colorado. Michael has been a Pilates Instructor for 33 years! Michael is very passionate about the work of Joseph Pilates. Michael says: “Pilates is “complete coordination of body, mind and spirit.” Can you tell the readers something about yourself? I’m a farm kid from Illinois. Campion Prairie […]
After the first class I was hooked
We @ Pilatesglossy are so proud to have Susannah Cotrone from Cotrone Pilates on Pilatesglossy! Susannah Cotrone is the co-owner of Cotrone Pilates in West Hollywood with her husband and fellow Classical Pilates instructor Sam Cotrone. Susannah is 42, has three kids, and holds a Bachelor of Arts, in the Performing Arts, from Saint Mary’s College of California. And she is actually part Dutch! […]
I have changed for the better since Pilates
Pilatesglossy is interested in stories about people who are not star athletes, but are motivated and driven to look and feel better, possibly overcome some challenges and are experiencing good results with their Pilates practice. Kelley is a client of Sunni Almond from Studio S in Temecula, CA. I am Kelley Spring, 39, homemaker, California, U.S.A. I […]
A little update | Pilates Art
Source: A little update | Pilates Art
Marjolein is the Editor-in-Chief of Pilatesglossy. She tells why she loves doing and teaching Pilates so much, she explains why she started this (and the one in Dutch) online magazine and why she is passionated about plantbased food. A switch in my career. I am a Dutch woman (59), the mother of a very beautiful daughter […]
The Three Anchors of the Pelvis: The Golden Triangle
Summer has gotten me off track, folks. I’ve been on vacation (yes, I actually took a vacation this year!) in the mountains, where it was much cooler than the 150° heat and 180% relative humidity of Southwest Florida. Ok…that might be a slight exaggeration of the temperature… The dog days of summer have hit with […]
The Roll Model
The Roll Model: A Step-by-Step Guide to Erase Pain, Improve Mobility and Live Better in Your Body Author: Jill Miller Format: Paperback Pages: 432 Availability: widely available, amazon The Roll Model is a self-care book that teaches rolling sequences on rubber balls to use the body’s own self-healing mechanisms to relieve pain, increase circulation, reduce […]
Joe Pilates and boxing | Joseph Pilates
Blog from Eva Rincke Boxing and Pilates actually seem to fit very well! Source: Joe Pilates and boxing | Joseph Pilates
Pilates suits me perfectly.
Jenny is a client at the studio of Olga Tamara. Her 82nd birthday was on June 6th 2015! She was born and grew up in South Australia. Get inspired by this Pilates fan! My favourite studio is the sunny and beautifully designed, Authentic Pilates Studio in Lilyfield NSW 2040. The Trainer & owner is Olga Tamara, […]
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