Latest Retrofit™ Pilates Newsletter Entries

Pilates for Knee Rehab

My new client is a 78 year old woman from Canada who had knee replacement 8 weeks ago. She also has an 11 year old hip replacement on the other side and a failing knee on the hip replacement right side. She limps and her back is suffering from all this. Unfortunately, her Physical Therapist […]

Pilates for MS

We already know that Pilates is great for back pain, osteoporosis, posture training and senior fitness. But Pilates is exceptional for MS clients. My client cannot use her right leg, she is on a walker and a brace for drop foot. She has already lost 50% control of her right arm. I know I have […]

Pilates Dangers

Here are two stories that might scare you a bit. I have a husband and wife taking a Pilates duet. She has rods in her back and is not great from back surgery. But, he is the issue. He’s big maybe 6’4″ and overweight. He wants a hard workout and thinks Pilates is easy. Every […]

Using Pilates to Solve Golf Injuries

Living in a golf community lends itself to specializing in golf fitness especially for seniors. Here I go again, watching a few young personal trainers work with senior clients who have golfing injuries. I am horrified at the things they are doing to their clients in the name of fitness. Why would you take an […]