This week we chatted with Jennifer Politte, from Arnold, Maryland. Jennifer graduated from The Pilates Center Bridge Program in 2012. She is the owner of Pilates on the Bay, a TPC Host Studio offering continuing education to Pilates teachers. Jennifer loves to move and started her journey into movement as a dancer in college. She first discovered Pilates when she was working for a dance studio in Washington,
This week we chat with Erica Walters. Erica graduated from the Advanced Training Program at The Pilates Center, Boulder, Colorado in 2013. She is the owner of Pilates Fit Studio in Crestwood, Kentucky and she first discovered Classical Pilates in 2005 with Peak Pilates and became PMA certified.
Hi Erica, How are you today?
This week we chat with Ash Salisbury.
Ash graduated from The Pilates Center, Boulder’s Bridge Program in 2018. She teaches at Springboard Pilates studio in Portland, Maine. Ash first discovered Pilates in 2007 when she was 32 and over 200 pounds.
Hi Ash, how are you and what are you up to today?
This week we chat with Katelyn Merrill. Katelyn graduated from The Pilates Center, Boulder’s Intermediate Program in August 2017. She first discovered Classical Pilates in 2013, began training with TPC in 2015 and is now teaching at The Center for Movement in New York City.
Hi Katelyn, how are you and what are you up to today?
The Pilates Center has been teaching teachers to the highest standard for over 25 years. Our community has grown to over 900 teacher training program graduates and we now have 23 host training studios around the world – quite a leap from our humble beginnings here in Boulder, CO all those years ago.
We thought it would be nice to chat with graduates – recent and not so recent – about how training with TPC has changed their lives.
by Amy Taylor Alpers
As we all know, bodies come in many shapes and sizes and are often categorized in certain ways. In fruit metaphors such as apple-, banana-, or pear-shaped; geometric forms such as rectangles, triangles, or circles; and scientific terms such as mesomorph (naturally muscular), ectomorph (thin, non-muscular), or endomorph (plump).
In Pilates, our mission is to help “uniformly develop” the body – to bring it into ideal balance and alignment,
What is the Pilates Method?
A Rebuttal to James Crader’s Article
By Amy Alpers
“What is the Pilates method?”
Most of us in the field of Pilates have tried to answer this question many times but have often fallen short. As one who has committed to a deep exploration of Joseph Pilates’ work for over 30 years,
Advice from Three Experts, by Holly Nova
In January 2017, I made a big change. I quit my career of 15 years to become a Pilates teacher. I’d been feeling like my soul was slowly dying as I sat behind my desk, doing the same things over and over. Several years earlier, I had completed a training program,
DID YOU KNOW THAT THE NATION’S OVERALL HEALTH IS GETTING WORSE?
No kidding . . .
Premature deaths (passing before the age of 75) have risen 5% since 2015
Drug-related deaths have increased by 7%
Cardiovascular deaths have risen by 5%
The United States is 27th out of the 35 participating countries in the study by the United Health Foundations.