Happy Birthday Joe Pilates! (Bonus VIDEO BLOG)

Happy Birthday Joe Pilates! (Bonus VIDEO BLOG)

Born on December 9, 1883, Hubertus Joseph Pilates would celebrate his 130th birthday today. I bet he'd still be in his signature tiny shorts doing his Contrology exercises out in the fresh air if he were alive today.

Why not celebrate Joe Pilates' birthday with an homage to the Matwork?

And some Schnapps.

Or a cigar?

Okay, Matwork first.

If you've got 15 minutes, then you've got plenty of time to do a satisfying and celebratory Pilates Mat Workout.

This workout is really our ‘go to' group of exercises unless (a) we're super pressed for time, or (b) it's 5 am.

Of course if you're like me – often up and awake for solidarity and with no particular place to be until later – why not bust out 5 or 10 more minutes?

So take care of yourselves – leave out any exercises you don't know – and join us for 15 minutes.

Get ready to feel Awesome…

I think you've earned your Schnapps.

Leave a comment below and share your progress. What did you learn today?

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  1. Perfect timing! I’m headed to the studio now and what with the cold air (snow in Oakland, CA ?!) and it being Monday morning among other things, you just gave me the boost that I needed! Yes!

    • Oh yes! So glad to be of help especially on a brisk morning. Cold here in LA as well and really excited to have my lesson in a bit…lately my Pilates workout is the only thing that gets me warm 🙂 Pilates to the People!


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