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Headshot Versus Sideshot

Headshot Versus Sideshot

I migrated to Boulder from Atlanta in 1981. We packed our kit and kaboodle, the two girls, found a house and learned the television channels. Boulder is at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and snow days require consideration. I relied on those familiar faces of...

Am I Getting Any Better At My Pilates Exercises?

This is a question that Pilates teachers will need to answer often. Pilates exercises are effective because they are intelligent and require attention, concentration and disciplined practice over time.  Everyone has the first lesson.  As teachers, we select those...
Pat Guyton Workshop Tour, Japan 2015

Pat Guyton Workshop Tour, Japan 2015

English, See below for Japanese Many times I am asked if Pilates teachers have differences in other parts of the world. Culture is different, but Pilates equipment and exercises are the same. It is easier to look for differences than to seek common elements. The...

Calm over the horizon

Many years ago, I worked for my parents who own a video production company. Because it is a family business, you inevitably end up wearing many hats and being the czar of many different jobs. I mainly managed projects and worked as a video editor. On production, there...
Pilates is a Wheel – New Metaphor

Pilates is a Wheel – New Metaphor

Joe and Clara Pilates represent the hub of the wheel of Pilates. Each of the spokes of the wheel is represented by the First Generation Teachers who worked directly with Joe and Clara. Each spoke of the wheel is of equal value. Without the balance of the spokes, the...
Expanding Into Infinity! Pilates Future

Expanding Into Infinity! Pilates Future

Think outside of the box!  That information expresses the urge to expand creativity, but like anything said too often or out of context, the meaning is diminished.  Ron Fletcher hated the misuse of the English language (from his perspective, as an experienced master,...