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Should I Do Pilates at Home or Join a Class?

Pilates is one of those training methods that can be done in the comfort of your own home or you could join a class and enjoy the camaraderie that comes with a group session. It all depends on your personal preferences and personality.…

The Great Winsor Pilates

Mari Winsor was a 54-year-old woman with a great physique. She is the founder of Winsor Pilates and her body is like a twenty year old with great tone and flexibility. Mari Winsor brought her form of Pilates for the use of the public. It…

Pilates at Home

Pilates enthusiasts all across the globe are enjoying their workouts in a place that almost seemed to be absurd until recently – at home. It used to be that a person had to go to a high-end studio or a health club to take part in…

The Principles of Pilates

Joseph Pilates said that his exercise form was the theoretical and philosophical for anyone to try. It is not just a bunch of exercises, but it is a method that was founded and refined during more than eighty years of observation and…

Learning the Pilates Method

If you are someone that is new to Pilates, you may not know that it is growing quickly as a form of exercise in the world these days. Within the U.S. the numbers are reaching an amazing 10.6 million people using it. The practice of…

What Is Pilates?

Pilates is a body conditioning method that seeks to build strength, coordination, flexibility and endurance without adding any muscle bulk. Pilates also helps increase the circulation which gets the blood flowing to every cell of your…

Joseph Pilates

Joseph Pilates was born in Germany in 1880. In 1912 he moved to England and earned a living as a boxer, a circus performer and a self-defense trainer. During World Was I he was sent to a camp in Lancaster where he trained other inmates in…

Benefits of Pilates

So, you want to learn Pilates? In case you are not quite convinced here are some benefits that you will reap by doing Pilates workouts. A wholesome mind-body workout When you do Pilates, your mind becomes tuned in with your body. Are…

Getting Started with Pilates

One of the great things about Pilates is that it is suited for just about everyone no matter if you are a couch potato or a fitness buff. Due to the fact that Pilates has gained a lot of notoriety recently, there are many classes…