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Pilates Elders – Clara Pilates

Clara Pilates While Joe Pilates was the outspoken force behind his method, his wife Clara Pilates quietly incorporated his concepts and exercises in ways that benefited more seriously ill or injured clients. Her approachable style and special techniques spawned a dedicated lineage of teachers whose work flows through and uniquely colors the landscape of the Pilates method today. It is perhaps because of Clara that Pilates is clearly recognized as a positive form of movement-based exercise that truly can be tailored to any level of not just fitness, but also of health. – Pilates Method Alliance Pilates emigrated to the USA in the early 1920s with his wife Clara, and together they developed and taught the method in their ‘body-conditioning gym’ in New York in 1926.In 1932 Pilates published a booklet called ‘Your Health’ and followed this with another called ‘Return to Life Through Contrology’ in 1945. Through these writings[…]

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Introduction to Anatomy

                                                Introduction to Anatomy In this workshop we will introduce you to the basic concepts of anatomy and assist you in understanding the relevance of functional anatomy and how it this applies to movement. The key learning outcomes are: An understanding of planes of movement and movement directions. An understanding of bone types and fracture types as well as the stages of bone healing. An understanding of broad strategies for working with fractures in a studio setting An understanding of joint types. An understanding of tendons, ligaments and injury types as well as strategies for dealing with those injuries in a studio setting. An understanding of muscles and muscular slings. An understanding of muscle injuries and healing processes. A basic understanding of exercise principles. A basic understanding[…]

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Pilates Reformer – Fabulous little video clip. supplied by Soy Pilates

PAA shared this fabulous little video clip supplied by Soy Pilates.  … Love It Comparte esta foto de Pilates de la abundancia, para aprender más ejercicios todos los días 😛💪 Original de @sianmarshallpilates @pilatesequipment.fitness – Pilates excersices@sianmarshallpilates Posted by Soy Pilates on Tuesday, 25 September 2018

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Pilatesitc WEFS Trainees 2018

WEFS Students 2018   Annika Allison has now completed her PITC Diploma in Pilates Instruction.  Well done.   Annika has been practicing the Pilates Method for over 15 years in her own body and comes from a dance background.  After 18 months of commitment to study and training Annika is now able to pursue her career in the Pilates industry.   Continued self development and education is a must in this industry, keeps us up to date and fresh and, I call it… ‘the never ending journey’ Annika has been teaching Pilates Matwork at AP Qld studio, running the clients through their paces, modifying and adding variations for clients when necessary. We often see the clients leaving the Matwork Studio with a satisfied smile. Recently she has been teaching in the Studio using Reformer, Cadillac, Wundar Chair etc applying Pilates repertoire to the bodies in front of her.   She[…]

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COMING SOON – MOTR®Pilates Matwork Classes

COMING SOON MOTR® Pilates Matwork Classes Maximum 6 Clients MOTR® combines the comfort of a foam roller with the challenge of three weight level resistances, giving you a challenging and incredibly diverse workout tool. Exercise categories include cardio, balance, functional training, mind-body, agility, strength training and more.  Feet on the roller, feet in the straps, hands in straps – All strap work you can do on the Reformer you can do on the MOTR. Developed by Pilates instructor and fitness enthusiast Darya Bronston, MOTR’s unique and innovative design allows you to work out in eight different body positions, and quickly switch resistance while targeting different areas. It is an excellent group exercise work out.             

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Lisa Hubbard – Pilates Anytime Presenter in Brisbane

Lisa Hubbard a well known Pilates Anytime presenter was here in Brisbane presenting the “Balls and Bands’ workshop.  Active Pilates Qld instructors, Annika and Sarah, were there to pick up new ideas and skills to share with the AP Qld cliental. Great job ladies, you can never have enough Pilates information

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AP Qld Pilates and Ormeau State High School

“It is a wonderful opportunity to share the Pilates Method with our community and a broad range of age groups.” Active Pilates Queensland was pleased to be invited for the second year to instruct 15 Students from the Health and      Well-being program as well as 15 Students from the Fitness program at Ormeau State High School.  The students participated in Pilates Matwork including a basic introduction into the concepts, repertoire and challenge of the Pilates Method. Ormeau State High School Year 11 / 12 Students      July 2018 Active Pilates Queensland was pleased to be invited for the second year to instruct 15 Students from the Health and Well-being program as well as 15 Students from the Fitness program at Ormeau State High School.  The students participated in Pilates Matwork including a basic introduction into the concepts, repertoire and challenge of the Pilates Method. Tracy Kenny, Head of Department for Health[…]

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