Douglas Wright - Patient of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation - Columbiana

After his knee surgery, Douglas Wright needed to have rehabilitation. He chose Encore Rehabilitation of Columbiana because of the convenient location. He has been coming to Encore for five weeks. 26 more words

Pilates and Weight Loss

Has Pilates something to do with weight loss? From one perspective we could say YES, because Pilates can for good transform your body. But NO, on the other hand, you won’t regain your teenage shape, at least not completely. 323 more words


Return to life through Contrology

Joseph Pilates, the inventor of the method that has actually  his name, was a genius. He wrote but a small book wearing the title of ‘ 333 more words


Can you hear your body?

The longer I teach, the more bizarre the exhortation “listen to your body” seems to be, to me. Of course, I understand why teachers of movement might say this, or rather, (I think) I understand what they would like to convey. 896 more words

Joseph Pilates

Becoming a better Pilates teacher*

I often think that becoming a Pilates teacher is like learning to drive (though it’s a different driving test now than the one I experienced in the 1990s) – you learn the manual, practice the tricky stuff, hopefully pass the test and then, once you’re on your own, you actually learn how to drive. 839 more words

Joseph Pilates

Do's & Don'ts when teaching men Pilates

My only qualification for writing this is my Y chromosome, there may well be influence of my own neurotransmitter preferences on my views, so while this is written as if I’m speaking for my gender as a whole, please note that different viewpoints may be available. 493 more words

Joseph Pilates

Seed of God

If we go to death with him

We shall return to life with him

If we go down with him

We shall rise up with him… 22 more words