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EXPERIENCE THIS!

We all gotta start some place. As teachers, we all have worked to gain a foothold on our knowledge and expertise. Students are on the same path, but have no interest in focussing the same attention to detail expressed by teachers. The physical journeys are both in league with each other…..they lead to ever-broadening experience…. continue reading

WILL THE CIRCLE BE UNBROKEN?

FIVE AND FIVE LORD; FIVE AND FIVE. The single-leg circles! A quintessential fave from the basic mat! Five and five (Danke mein bruder). Get on a Gratz mat. Stay turned-out and attempt perfect geometry. Ground yourself, find your stability, and GO! Best 20 seconds of your life. Obey the perfection of your proportions! “Really?” No,… continue reading

ROCK ON WITH YOUR BAD SELF

“Is the technique for The Swan and Rocking the same.” I believe it is. Their proprietary reason for being dwells in the move toward greater spine-extension flexibility. Rocking-on-stomach exercises feature varying alignment, choreography, or tempo, the technique is, generally, the same. Find T6 and work outward in either direction. I’d like to know if you’ve… continue reading

WOODEN IT BE NICE?

The original sets apparatus were made, by hand, in Joe P.’s workshop of wood. His contracting the services of a fabricating firm called Gratz led to a cottage industry that exists to this day. Although, technically a manufacturer of custom furniture, The Gratz Co. also makes the best Pilates gear available. The above photo (ca…. continue reading