Latest Retrofit™ Pilates Newsletter Entries

DO YOU REALLY MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

Are we really making a difference in the lives of our clients? They come to us week after week but do they really look different, feel different? Pilates is not about doing a set of exercises and sending our clients home. It’s about showing our clients how the Pilates exercises should be incorporated into their […]

TEACHER BECOMES STUDENT

As Pilates Teachers we work and work but how often do we take a lesson? I give myself a Pilates lesson whenever I can. Most of the time I take a few different exercises and just do those like: Feet in Straps, Eve’s Stretch, Elephant. When do I ever take a lesson from another teacher? […]

PILATES JUMPBOARD FOR OSTEOPOROSIS

Safe bone strengthening exercises executed horizontally while Rebounding on the JumpBoard Recent research has now proven that many forms of jumping are improving hip bone density. On YouTube Dr. Lani Simpson demonstrates jumping in place for osteoporosis, the Better Bones Blog by Dr. Susan Brown features “Jumping Improves Hip Bone Mineral Density and the LIVESTRONG.com […]

WEIGHT TRAINING AND FLEXIBILITY AT ANY AGE

I’ve been working with a woman who is 86 years old but she is definitely not the frail elderly. She is feisty, determined and exercises every day doing something. She actually has muscle definition, biceps, delts, triceps etc. She stands up straight. She has been working out since she was 16. She has modified her […]