Dear Annie: Pilates is Here to Stay

 

Dear Ms. Annie Lowrey,

Have you ever seen a nice, polite lady from the South get really, really mad?

Well, that was me a little over a month ago after reading your New York Magazine article, “The Pilatespocalypse: How the Method that Started the Boutique-Fitness Trend is Going Bust.” You say that Pilates is over, that it isn’t as popular or relevant as the other “boutique-fitness” classes like spin or CrossFit. You write that Pilates class attendance is lower than ever and that studios everywhere are struggling to stay open. For gosh sakes, you call Pilates a fad.

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Try This: The Hundred

 

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The Hundred is a classic Pilates exercise; in fact, it’s the first in Joseph Pilates’s Mat Sequence. Truly, this is one of my favorite exercises that I love to teach in class, or even to do myself when taking a class! This versatile exercise can be done on the Mat, Reformer, Tower and the Chair, and I just love how it engages the core and challenges us to execute it correctly every time.

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Class Feature: Rhythm Pilates

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Founded by internationally-recognized Pilates figure Lisa HubbardRhythm Pilates® is an evolutionary approach to the Pilates mat work that expands on the traditional Pilates method by infusing dance and yoga into whole body movement sequences that are choreographed to music. Rhythm Pilates is an exciting fusion of Pilates, Yoga & Dance for the seasoned mover for a more invigorating experience.

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October Newsletter | Studio News

IN THIS ISSUE
Halloween Fun  |  Annual ABC Party  |  Pilates Pal Month Success

 

Don’t forget your costume this Saturday!

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Coming to class on Halloween morning? Wear your favorite costume or Halloween colors this Saturday and be ready for a fun Halloween workout in every class! Spots are filling up fast, so sign up now and don’t miss out on this ~SpOoKy~ good time.

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Annual Client Appreciation Party

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It’s that time of year again! We are so grateful for each and every one of you who supports our ABC Pilates family. To say thank you, we hope you can join us at our Annual Client Appreciation Party at ABC Pilates on November 20 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Grab a friend and enjoy an evening of appetizers, drinks and lots of laughter as we celebrate the Pilates love! Please RSVP on Facebook, or email julianne@abcpilates.com.

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September News

 

IN THIS ISSUE
New Classes Added  |  Friend Referral Month  |  Upcoming Studio Events

 

New Fall schedule

ABC Pilates New Classes | Fall 2015No more frustration about not getting into the classes you want; 0ur new Fall schedule rolls out at the end of September with 16 classes added! In addition to adding more times of the old favorites, we’ve also added a few totally new classes/formats, such as Rhythm Pilates® and Foam Roller/Core Fusion. Click here to read class descriptions.

Starting Sept. 21, you’ll see the new schedule on MindBody just waiting for you to sign up. Elevate your game and pick up a few more workouts throughout the week, or step out of your comfort zone and mix up with a new workout!

Note: Please check the description of the class you are signing up for to ensure you are in the correct class for the workout/intensity you desire.

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