Zumba
Zumba lessons are hot dance exercises that harmoniously combine movements from club latin, which includes bachata, salsa, samba, meringue and other directions. The zumba dance is quite young - it…

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New Pilates at 70
Every year, the approach to Pilates changes for those who follow the system. The work of young people is very different from the work of a mature person, and that…

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Balanced Nutrition and Pilates
In a healthy person, three principles are organically connected - Physical, Intellectual (Consciousness, Mind) and Spiritual (Emotional, Moral). Thanks to the 6 basic principles of Polestar Pilates, we get a…

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New Pilates at 70

Every year, the approach to Pilates changes for those who follow the system. The work of young people is very different from the work of a mature person, and that of a mature person is different from the elderly. Changes in the work are noticeable, even if you look back just a year ago. And if you remember yourself 10 years younger than that, the difference in approach will be enormous. We put too much effort when we are young. We are fixated on muscle strength, on the effectiveness of execution, we are trying to set goals and achieve them, to prove something to ourselves and others. All this is natural and necessary. All stages of life must be accepted and lived. You can not throw and jump over something on the path of its formation and development. We learn from our teacher or teachers and try to follow their example when we start teaching ourselves. All this has been going on for some time. Until what you have learned from them grows within you.

I went through this more than once. Six and a half years of work with Joseph and Clara, 7 years with Bob Sid, 7 years with Romana, 7 years with Katie Grant, 5 years with Bruce King and at the same time 7 years with Jean Claude West (he studied Pilates in a studio in Northampton, where I taught for 27 years), and since 1995 with Continue reading

And again about Pilates

Pilates not only involves all the muscle layers (as well as any other movement, the question is only in degree). With the help of Pilates, there is a CONSCIOUS effect on the deep muscles, which performs the function of support in the body for any movement, allowing it to occur with the least energy consumption.
Pilates is an original, unique and so multifaceted Method that yogis see yoga in it, martial artists see fighters in Joe, dancers dance, philosophers teach, physiotherapists use physiotherapy, psychologists use wisdom, etc. P.

Localization of the physical effect of the method on the human body is much more voluminous than the power house and the central axis. The basis of the method is the organization of the whole body, placing it in Continue reading

A Guide for the Beginner Pilates Trainer

A healthy lifestyle, self-development are concepts that have closely entered our lives. The profession of a Pilates teacher becomes more and more popular. No wonder, because it combines a lot of positive qualities.

My activity for about 10 years has been related to the training of professionals in the craft, called the teaching of Pilates. I often have to deal with people who have just started their career in the profession and answer questions related to choosing a School, topic, seminar, building a curriculum taking into account all components – from financial capabilities to the time frame.

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Stretch twine for beginners
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Fitness club classes
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Pilates exercises - is the alignment of the whole body
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