Lolita’s Legacy

Lolita San Miguel at Pilates on Tour, London, April 12014 The number of people who remember Joe Pilates is, naturally, diminishing.  Whenever a Pilates “elder” (one of Joes’s original students) is present, the elephant in the room must surely be the unspoken question: “How long will we still have people able to do this?”.  Fortunately, […]

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Conventional Wisdom – Thoughts on the Classical Pilates Convention

Windsor, 27-29 Sep 2013 It was with a certain amount of trepidation that I approached the Classical Pilates Convention.  My Pilates teacher training had included the classical repertoire as a sort of kernel of the method, from which all manner of shoots had subsequently grown.  I definitely wouldn’t describe myself as a teacher of “classical […]