SAVE THIS

Desserts and snacks come and go, but we can always expect a replacement. The earth can’t be replaced, but also, cannot be “saved”. The saving needs to be applied to us humans! We, as a civilization, stand a chance of self-destruction as we continue to overpopulate the planet. One good earthquake and boom. You never… continue reading

YOKO, OH YES!

“But I just don’t feel like working out today!” It’s the best thing you can do for yourself. “I’m too busy!” Oh, you’ll get to it tomorrow? “What’s wrong with that?” Other than depriving yourself of a more-fulfilled today, it’s a very bad habit, this art of procrastination. “But I can’t exercise every day, can… 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

PUT IT IN GEAR!

AND GET OUT OF NEUTRAL. It only makes sense from a passive application (i.e., a relaxed musculature). An exclusionary-lower-back-technique is at odds with the concept of muscular uniformity (i.e., all muscles are treated equally in exercise…..to their fullest potential!). “What about the kyphosis?” Good question. The neutral-spine fallacy disobeys any fair sense of geometric application,… continue reading

Phonin’ it in?

STUDENTS: You are learning The Method! This requires your undivided attention! Give it to your Mentor! And, Yourself!! – INSTRUCTORS: You have learned The Method! This demands your undivided attention! Show it to your Disciple! And, Others!! Paid for by a grant from the University of Contrology, Bryn Mawr, PA