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Pilates Benefits: 25 Reasons to Give Pilates a Try by Anastasiya Goers Patient Expert Posted Wed 06 May 2009 1:33pm Pilates has come a long way in the last 50 years. It started by being a means of conditioning for a very small group of people (dancers primarily in New York), gradually progressed through the years and exploded as a exercise trend about 10 years ago. Now its glory is fading away while giving place to other new fads. True Pilates followers (like ... Read on »
Pilates Tips - Pilates History by PilatesTeam .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:33pm An unhealthy child. Joseph Pilates was an unhealthy child, which led him to study many kinds of self-improvement systems. Contrology. Joseph Pilates originally named his method Contrology. It didn't stick. Joe's Books. Joseph Pilates authored 2 books, published in 1934 and 1945 about revolutionizing physical education, and rehabilitation ... Read on »
Pilates Forum for Pilates teachers by Movements Afoot Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 15 Mar 2009 3:16pm by Lesley Powell   Pilates Forum Pilates Wellness Studio   At a staff meeting, there was a request for a time that teachers could get together, share ideas, questions, working out and problem solving.  Especially with this recession, I would like to offer a monthly meeting time at a very reasonable price of $20  for ... Read on »
Pilates Mat & Arc BBU PILATES ARC ON THE ROAD by Movements Afoot Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 12 Apr 2010 5:27am Date:   Fri   4/23/2010 with Lesley Powell Time:  2:00 PM – 8:00 PM $299 (education and equipment purchase) To register: 877-PILATES (745-2837). Create exciting new Pilates workouts with the Pilates Arc. It’s a lightweight Pilates Step Barrel and a whole lot more!  Workshop includes 6 hour workshop, DVD workout, instructor man ... Read on »
Pilates Fitness Tips for the Pilates Matwork Side Leg Exercises by Aliesa George Patient Expert Posted Fri 13 Aug 2010 10:31am One of the biggest challenges with the Pilates Matwork Side Leg Series exercises  is keeping the body still. All of the Pilates Mat exercises that lead up to this point (with your back on the mat) are to prepare you to lay on your side and still be able to hold things together! The Pilates side leg series exercises have many great benefits! ... Read on »
Progressing Pilates Programs: Advanced Pilates Exercises or Back to Basics? by Aliesa George Patient Expert Posted Wed 08 Sep 2010 7:49pm I’m always amazed when I take an experienced client back to just the beginner Pilates exercises at how much they connect to the work and get more from their Pilates sessions.  Of course I always do the basics in a more advanced workout, but a beginner Pilates Reformer and Mat with a little fine-tuning gets folks sweating every bit as much as a ... Read on »
BBU Mat Pilates Mat- Change your life and become a Pilates Teacher by Movements Afoot Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 18 Oct 2010 11:38pm Good Morning BBU!! I am proud to say that I passed the BBU PilatesTeacher Comprehensive Exam on Friday night at Movements Afoot!! I am writing to thank you and everyone at Balanced Body University.  The program is excellent.  The information is written wonderfully and organized beautifully!  I received great support from you, and ever ... Read on »
Pilates: Reformer vs. Mat, Pilates vs. Yoga by Keri B. Posted Wed 04 May 2011 7:07am Good Morning! Is it just me or is this week flying by? Probably because I have been so busy. I have been so busy I’ve been sleeping like a baby. Yesterday was no exception. Tuesday = Pilates Reformer! I have written about my love for Pilates before. * Pilates for Runners * Reformer Pilates Sorry about the pictu ... Read on »
Return to Life and Other Pilates Resources – Recommendations for Books, DVD’s, and Apps to Grow Your Pilates Experti by Aliesa George Patient Expert Posted Tue 20 Sep 2011 2:22pm Wonderful questions I received this week about Joseph Pilates book Return to Life, and other Pilates Matwork book & DVD resources for Pilates teachers and students.  Keep reading this post to see the questions I’ve been asked, and my thoughts on the topic of publication quality, content, and the benefits of different Pilates exercise resource ... Read on »
Centerworks Pilates Teacher-Training Workshop: Basic Pilates Matwork by Aliesa George Patient Expert Posted Wed 21 Mar 2012 6:34pm Dates: May 4 – 6, 2012 Hours: Fri.,10am-6pm, Sat.,10am-6pm, Sun., 10am-4pm Registration: By Phone Call Aliesa – cell: (316) 734-5360 or call Kasondra at Prime Concepts Group: (316) 942-1111 Enjoy a Rewarding Career in Mind-Body Health & Wellness – Teach Pilates Matwork! Gain the knowledge and skills you need to succes ... Read on »