Four years ago, I attended a Pilates Method Alliance workshop in Palm Springs and met John Howard Steele. He is an attorney who worked directly with Joseph Pilates in the 1960’s. He has a fabulous sense of humor and did a tremendous presentation about the life of Joseph Pilates and…continue reading →
As a Pilates and Gyrotonic instructor, I focus on breathing and talk to people about breathing every day.
I highly recommend James Nestor’s book Breath. It reinforces how crucial our breathing is to our well being. It is something we take for granted as something we assume we can do naturally…continue reading →
Exciting news today! Mark Pedri is in the process of creating a documentary film about Pilates, it is titled “The Movement of Movement”. It will include the history of Joseph Pilates and what is currently happening in the Pilates community.continue reading →
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Had a fun foam roller workshop today at Yen Yoga. The foam roller is a fantastic way to fine-tune your Pilates practice. As we say, you cannot cheat on the foam roller! From massage, to relaxed stretches, or for a more challenging workout the foam roller proves to be an effective tool to improve your practice.
For those of us who are committed to a regular Pilates routine, we can feel the positive results in our bodies. However, it is always exciting to see positive results from sound scientific research projects. As people age, their balance often deteriorates which can lead to falls and broken bones.continue reading →