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Pilates Quote: Play Today

How much of your day involves PLAY? Remember the proverb, “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.”  Without time off from work we become not only bored, but boring!  To embrace life and enjoy living we need to balance our time between work and play.  Children aren’t the only ones who should […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Quotes.

Pilates Quote: Good Posture

Good posture is not important for posture’s sake but is necessary to maintain good working order for our joints, muscles, and vital organs.  By becoming aware of our daily life habits and what our posture habits are like to stand, sit, and move, we have the opportunity to fine-tune our form and improve function. Good […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Posture Improvement, Quotes.

Return to Life! Use Pilates Training To Improve Structural Health

Get a Better Body, Mind, Spirit – Tall Posture – and Enjoy Fabulous Whole-Body Health It’s Never Too Late to Improve Your Structure and Improve Your Health! One of the most fascinating and fabulous things about the human structure is, that regardless of your age, or how long you’ve had the functional movement habits that […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Functional Movement, Pilates.

About Joseph H. Pilates

The creator and inventor of the Pilates Method – Joseph Pilates Joseph Pilates was born in Monchengladbach Germany, in 1880.  He was a small, sickly child. Joseph suffered from asthma, rickets and rheumatic fever.  Desiring better health, he began his quest for knowledge. A family physician gave him a discarded anatomy book and as he […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Pilates.

Return to Life and Other Pilates Resources – Recommendations for Books, DVD's, and Apps to Grow Your Pilates Expertise

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 resources […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Pilates.

Inspirational Quotes from Joseph Pilates

I love being inspired and motivated by a good quote!  And Joseph Pilates had such great thoughts about how to maintain good health and enjoy the benefits of the Pilates System. Even though I’ve been teaching Pilates full-time now for 16 years, I still try to re-read Joe’s book – Return to Life at least […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Pilates.