LAY, LADY LAY

LAY UPON THAT BIG ALUMINUM BED. The very first piece of gear that Joe P. came up with…..nearly 100 years ago (at least, a prototype). The Trapeze Table or The Cadillac, your choice. Kneel, lady kneel; sit, lady sit; stand, lady stand; hang lady hang; balance on your shoulders, lady balance on your shoulders…..does that… continue reading

I NEED A MIRACLE EVERYDAY

Sure, we all do. But, as we have learned from Terry Malloy, our own decision-making is a self-fulling prophecy…..hence a miracle-in-disguise. As we are led to believe in the above illustration, the hapless scientist (either through fear, laziness, procrastination, ignorance, etc.) needs to shift his own personal responsibilty from himself; to, in this case, an… continue reading

MADNESS TO THE METHOD

What’s the matter Mousie? Method got you down? I understand completely. Things are, sometimes, not what they seem. So many reasons to lose your cool (or worse, your faith). Everyday is different; sometimes up-beat, sometimes down-trodden; and everything in between. As we know, the mental aspect is the most important of the Pilates applications. On days… continue reading

HOW DO YOU SLEEP?

AT NIGHT? “So Joe Pilates took you by surprise. You better see right through that mother’s eyes…..” I’m not sure how I feel about that one. But anyway….. Ever notice the increased quality of sleep on days that included The Method? So true. It is entirely due to the oxygenic experience that detoxes and revitalizes…. continue reading