Rhinebeck Pilates

Pilates History

Finding the Original Pilates Home Mat

Posted January 26, 2019 | by Rhinebeck Pilates

Here is a little more info about the “Replica of The Joseph Pilates Original Home Mat” by Elena Bartley and how it relates to Pilates at the Pillow and Jacob’s Pillow. I discovered this mat through a social media post Elena wrote and bought one right away, being the pilates […]

Joe and the Berkshires

Posted January 11, 2019 | by Rhinebeck Pilates

One of the most unique aspects of Pilates at The Pillow™️ is the location. Throughout his lifetime, Joe visited the Berkshires of Massachusetts to teach Contrology at Jacob‘s Pillow, and he loved the area so much that he also bought property there, where he built his country studio. In this […]

Filming with Pilatesology

Posted December 20, 2018 | by Rhinebeck Pilates

I was truly thrilled for Pilatesology to come visit Joe’s original studio and to film me teaching the Archival Ped-o-Pul and The Resister! Sean Gallagher joined as well and discussed some of the history and science behind some aspects of the work.  Also joining us were Cathy Strack and Russell […]

The Resister: Now for Sale from Pilates Lineage

Posted October 26, 2018 | by Rhinebeck Pilates

This is… The Resister, brought to you by Pilates Lineage and The New York Pilates Studio! Presented for the first time since Joe was alive at Pilates at The Pillow™ in Joe’s Original Studio by Elaine Ewing’s workshop, “The Lost Art of The Resister.” Elaine taught many of Joe’s original […]

NEW Ped-o-Pul and the Resister Workshop

Posted August 29, 2018 | by Rhinebeck Pilates

This November, Elaine will be presenting The Lost Art of Joe’s Work: The Ped-o-Pul and the Resister™ at Art of Control in Stamford, CT.  In this workshop we will practice and learn Joseph Pilates’ original exercises and sequences on two of his apparatus- The Ped-o-Pul and The Resister.  We will […]

Archival Ped-o-Pul Apparatus – Now for Sale

Posted June 20, 2018 | by Rhinebeck Pilates

Authentic equipment is a prerequisite to the practice and study of the Pilates Method as Joseph Pilates intended.  Many pieces are manufactured according to Joe’s design and measurements, and relied on by teachers for the classical feel and the results that Joe conceptualized. Today, the archival and authentic Ped-o-Pul is […]

Pilates Work Weekend Recap

Posted June 13, 2018 | by Rhinebeck Pilates

Thank you everyone for coming to the Pilates Work Weekend at Joe’s original studio! A lot of fun and a lot of work.  We got a railing built around the Studio deck and up the stairs, the lion pillars painted, and some of Joe’s original equipment and Studio items cleaned […]

RECAP: Workshop featuring airplane boards

Posted April 27, 2018 | by Rhinebeck Pilates

Thank you to everyone who attended this Double Workshop I taught with Sean Gallagher at The New York Pilates Studio! It was really fun to teach Joe’s original airplane boards as well as some of his original Cadillac exercises. Extra exciting was that this is the first time ever in […]

New Workshops with Sean and Elaine

Posted January 24, 2018 | by Rhinebeck Pilates

Stay tuned for more info about these upcoming double workshops with Sean Gallagher and Elaine Ewing. Everyone is welcome to attend and learn this great information that will enhance your teaching, knowledge base, and impressions of pilates history and facts.    April 8, 2018, 10:00 am-5:00 pm Double Workshop: The Developmental […]

The Art of Control Workshop Recap!

Posted January 10, 2018 | by Rhinebeck Pilates

Thank you Simona Cipriani and The Art of Control for hosting the weekend of workshops in celebration of Joe’s birthday! It was a lot of fun and always great to bring the original exercises and Joe’s hands-on cuing style to more and more teachers. I enjoyed presenting my Historical Exercises […]