Lost in Translation: How the Pilates Method Has Changed Over the Years

Part II by Amy Alpers In my last article on this subject, I discussed several key differences between the way Romana taught certain Pilates exercises in the 1980s/90s, versus the way they are shown on archival film footage from the 1940s. Specifically, we looked at how the idea of always having to have the hands […]

TPC Trainee Chats! Danielle Maracic

1. Why did you choose TPC? I chose TPC because of Amy and Rachel. They truly believe in the work of Joseph Pilates and have continued to teach it in the way he had intended.  2. How did you originally find out about TPC? I originally found out about TPC through a graduate of the program. […]

TPC Trainee Chats! Jane Rahil

Why did you choose TPC? I had done some different types of Pilates before, but found that old school Joe resonated strongest with me. When I decided to make the leap into teaching, I started researching courses in classical Pilates with an element of apprenticeship. I wanted a programme which was rigorous, challenging and internationally […]

TPC Trainee Chat: David Hannah

Written by Jayne Smith 1. Why did you choose TPC?The international reputation of being a top training center, the great TPC trained teachers that are in Minneapolis and the flexibility of being able to keep my full-time day job. 2. How did you find out about TPC?I was taking classes at my local gym and my […]

TPC Grad Chats! Alison Denham

This week we chatted with Alison Denham, graduate of The Pilates Center, Boulder’s Advanced Teacher Training Program. Alison discovered Pilates when she was 17 and in dance school. Now, as a teacher and TPC grad, she is passionate about guiding and empowering clients to find functional movement and alignment. Alison lives in Vancouver, Canada where […]

TPC Grad Chats! Kate Wheeler

This week we chat with wonderfully willowy Kate Wheeler. Kate, originally a dancer, discovered The Pilates Center through Every Body Pilates in Boston. She fell in love with TPC and soon found herself swapping out of her stressful arts industry job and training to teach. Kate graduated from The Pilates Center, Boulder, CO’s Bridge Program […]

TPC Grad Chats! Ching Ching Wong

There’s not much to say about Ching Ching Wong. Just kidding. There is SO much to say I almost need to write a novel! One one of the world’s most highly regarded dancers, Ching Ching won the Princess Grace Award for Dance in 2015. She is founder of international touring dance workshop, The Experience and […]

TPC Grad Chats! Sophia Briegleb

This week we had the absolute pleasure of chatting with Sophia Briegleb, owner of Kinesis Pilates. Über talented, Sophia has a B.S. in Sports Medicine, a M.S. in Neuroscience, was a Strength and Conditioning Coach in the early 2000s, used to teach Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology at the Community College of Denver and Metropolitan […]