The long list of the benefits of Pilates

Kimberly Robins Pilates

We have a short list of the most common stated benefits of Pilates on our website but we thought you might want to know ALL the benefits. If we missed any, let us know! “Through the Pilates Method of Body Conditioning this unique trinity of a balanced body, mind and spirit can ever be attained. Self-confidence follows.” ~Joseph Pilates Improves …

Joseph Pilates ~ Biography

Kimberly Robins Joesph Pilates

Joseph and Clara Pilates “Born near Dusseldorf, Germany in 1880, Joseph Pilates suffered from asthma, rickets and rheumatic fever as a child. His determination and drive to overcome those ailments led to the study of both Eastern and Western forms of exercise; including yoga, zen, and ancient Grecian and Roman regimens. By the time he was fourteen, he had worked …

What does Pilates look like?

Kimberly Robins Pilates

I wish Pilates wasn’t so “known” for it’s intense exercises that show a super skinny woman in the splits or a very defined man doing crazy pull ups. Don’t get me wrong, Pilates can look like that. But it’s rare! What does Pilates really look like? It looks like lying on your back, slowly learning to engage your core muscles …

Pilates Core Wisdom Boulder

Pilates: Last Ditch Effort

Kimberly Robins Pilates

I can’t tell you how many times a person has come to me, well Pilates, after they have tried everything. Why is it that Pilates is more often than not a person’s last ditch effort? I can’t say I’ve seen it all but I’ve seen A LOT in my almost 25 years of teaching Pilates. I’ve had people walk into …

Self Care Tuesday

Kimberly Robins Personal Care

I haven’t always been that good at practicing what I preach when it comes to self care. But now as I get older I really feel the value of self care. Today, I went to Denver to take a Pilates class from my friend Cara at Pilates Aligned. I take the bus to Union Station and walk 30 minutes to …