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Pilates and Breast Cancer Recovery

Pilates and Breast Cancer Recovery

We all dread the thought of taking a trip to our physician and being diagnosed with cancer. Unfortunately, the likelihood is that most of us know at least one friend or family member who has had the disease, and either survived it, or not. Although there is not a great deal of research on the effects […]

Pilates for Seniors: A Movement Repertoire for Life

Pilates for Seniors: A Movement Repertoire for Life

Originally intended to heal the war-wounded and later the strained limbs and backs of ultra-fit ballet dancers, Pilates has gradually gained popularity among seniors.

Man Up! A Masculine Perspective on Pilates

Man Up! A Masculine Perspective on Pilates

Pilates truly brings balance to a man’s body. We all use the two sides of our bodies differently.

Painting and Pilates: A Tale of Two Disciplines

Painting and Pilates: A Tale of Two Disciplines

Every vocation has its rewards, its occupational hazards, its demands on the body. Sit behind a desk all day? That’s one set of issues. Working with your body? That’s another. Dorothy Connelly has done both. In 2000, she traded her white collar job for painter’s overalls, went to art school, found a studio, and became […]