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August 2018 Monthly Archives

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My Pilates Journey Week 5 – Retrospection

I’ve reached the mid-point in my internship! I’ve got 5 more weeks left (2 of which are during the summer break, which sadly means no Pilates for me), so I thought I’d use this opportunity to reflect upon my journey so far. Between my last blog entry and now, I took 2 weeks off my […]

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Pilates: Not Another Fitness Fad

15th August 2018

As you enter the studio, on the right, there is a framed photograph with one of Joseph Pilates’ most famous quotes: “In 10 sessions you’ll feel the difference, in 20 sessions you’ll see the difference, and in 30 sessions you’ll have a whole new body.” This is a bold claim! You can see why it’s […]

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My Pilates Journey Week 4 – Flying on the Contraption

8th August 2018

In my previous blog entries, I’ve discussed my experiences with Mat and Barre Concept classes at Bälans. This week I’ll talk about Apparatus, the class that I found the most mystifying upon encountering it. My first impression of the Reformer used in Apparatus classes was that it looked like some elaborate torture appliance. While that […]

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Lolita’s Legacy Graduate Spotlight: Petra Kliempt

3rd August 2018

Round two of our Lolita’s Legacy Spotlight Series, this time it’s from graduate Petra! Petra is 49, hails from Germany and has spent much of her life dedicated to advancing healthcare. As a former classical ballet dancer, Petra discovered the benefits of Pilates after she retired from her dance career. She was a member of […]

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“Age is Just a Number”

2nd August 2018

Joseph Pilates once said: “If your spine is inflexible at 30, you are old. If it is flexible at 60, you are young”. This is something I’ve been pondering quite a bit during my time at Bälans. It came to mind again this morning, when a man came in to the studio to enquire about […]

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