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 …