Frederick Rand Rogers | Pilates History Research

It’s no wonder Frederick Rand Rogers and Joseph Pilates became friends and associates, based on some of the quotes from Mr. Rogers in these articles! He was of strong opinion and they shared a lot of the same philosophies. In particular, some theories on rest and the importance of mental strength as well as physical strength. Images first shared on May 6, 2021.

Fred Pilates Article"St. Louisan Pedals Way to Health"
Frederick Rand Rogers pilates archive article
Frederick Rand Rogers pilates archive article
Frederick Rand Rogers pilates archive article
Frederick Rand Rogers pilates archive article

An article taken out by a still-undetermined “Lost Contrology Teacher,” with a quote from Rogers in it. Image first shared on May 6, 2021.

Frederick Rand Rogers Body Conditioning Ad pilates archive

This letter from Frederick Rand Rogers was sent along with what is now known as “The Pilates Pamphlet,” on sale here: https://cathystrack.com/store/. The Pilates Pamphlet includes the client list as well.

Research photos taken by Elaine Ewing at the Library for the Performing Arts. Images first shared on 1/6/2022.

Frederick Rand Rogers pilates pamphlet letter 1
Frederick Rand Rogers pilates pamphlet second letter
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