Spring into Summer Series Day 6: Principle: Precision Sometimes I feel like being a Pilates Teacher is both a blessing and a curse. When I am walking down the street, on the subway, at the beach...

Spring into Summer Series Day 5: Pilates Principle: Control The Pilates principle of Control truly exists at the root of the Pilates Method. When Joseph Pilates created his method he didn't call it "Pilates," instead he referred to it as "Contrology."...

Stand on the sky: Learn Pilates and Yoga tools for developing a strong handstand practice. Kevyn Zeller and Gabriel Heymann invite you to turn your world upside down! Join us Saturday August 24th from 4:00-7:30pm at Norma Jean Pilates in...

Spring into Summer Series Day 4: Pilates Principle: Centering Specific to Pilates, running and other types of physical exercise, "centering" is often referred to as moving from your center or "using your core." But what exactly is this so-called "core"? I remember...

I really wanted to include Erika in this blog because after my brief experience in her presence I knew that she was a special teacher. Not just an educated, experienced and passionate teacher, but one of those special guides that...

Spring into Summer series Day 1 Principle: Concentration: remaining present, able to focus on what your teacher is saying, able to focus on your surroundings and most importantly on your body. In classes I've taken, and during trainings for triathlons I've heard...