HANS UND FITZ

Just keep repeating the title till you get it…..this is a tricky one (and, yes, a big ol’ stretch). (Obscure comic, further obscured by a foreign-language variation.) So anyway, the hands and feet(s). Perhaps our most important parts. These appendage-ettes certainly make life easier. Did you ever notice that the sophistication of the arms and… continue reading

SOMETIMES

ALL I NEED IS THE AIR THAT I BREATHE. Well, actually, all the time….. Draw it into your body. O + solar energy = us (basically). Take a little; take a lot…..again, a wide variable. Try to err on the side of Big (or go home). Oh, and it goes with exercise like chocolate goes… continue reading

MODERN TIMES

Here we are. In the 21st Century already! “But things have been “modern” for two hundred years!” Even though those mid-18th-century Europeans thought that they were enlightened, let’s say that the “modern” era began shortly after that. Say, around the time of Dickens…..factories with smokestacks, and early machinery, the beginning-of-the-end-of-child labor, etc. Now we are… continue reading

DON’T BE A CELL-OUT

Life is a never-ending series of commitments, responsibilities and promises. And, it’s made so much easier, due to the magic, convenience, multitude of features, and escape of the almighty cell-phone. I mean, it’s so tempting. Who is it? What’s up? Am I in trouble? (send-to-voicemail)….. OK. From now on, cell-phone use is banned. Clients: Surely… continue reading

SAFETY FIRST

Have you ever heard of a Pilates session going awry due, to some type of mishap in which a client is injured? Well, it does happen from time-to-time. This begs the question: Should the rare instance of an accident be expected? Or can an instructor successfully avoid such instances entirely? I would definately say, the… continue reading