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Five Pilates Myths

Are you under the impression that Pilates is only for women? Or that the only way to do Pilates is with complicated machines? Or that it’s only good for dancers?

There are an awful lot of misconceptions out there about what Pilates is and isn’t. That’s why we were glad to see fitness expert Ben Greenfield’s recent article exploding the most common Pilates myths. Even experienced practitioners may learn something new.

Check out the article here.

Better yet, stop by one of our Center for Movement studios on Manhattan’s Upper East Side or in Scarsdale, and we’ll show you around and introduce you to our trainers. Beginner or expert, you’ll feel right at home.

See you soon

January 26th, 2014|0 Comments

An Animated History of Pilates

We love this short animated history of Joseph Pilates and the development of his revolutionary method of exercise. Very cute.

July 26th, 2013|1 Comment

Pachyderm Pilates

It seems that Pilates has crossed the species barrier. Zookeepers in Albuquerque, New Mexico, have been putting Rosie the Asian elephant through a daily “Pilates” […]

July 26th, 2013|0 Comments

Pilates vs. Yoga

Ever wonder how Pilates and yoga differ? This infographic does a good job of summing up differences and similarities. In a nutshell, Pilates is less meditative in nature and has less variety in its style of practice. More specifically, Pilates is designed to increase the strength of the core and overall body, […]

July 20th, 2013|0 Comments

Scarsdale Seminar

The first week of our Scarsdale seminars is going great! Shout out to all of our fabulous apprentices for all of their hard work! They’ll all be looking for practice bodies soon so call or email the studio for information. scarsdale@centerformovement.com or 914-722-7646.

July 16th, 2013|0 Comments

Pilates for Better Sex

We thought this article in the Huffington Post was … ummm … stimulating. The health benefits of Pilates are so well established, it only makes sense that Pilates is good […]

July 2nd, 2013|0 Comments