Naja Cori | Pilates History Research

Naja Cori

Naja Cori was a student of The Pilates Studio, then became a Contrology teacher under the tutelage of Joseph Pilates. He later trusted her to run the Henri Bendel’s studio on 5th Avenue. After she no longer taught pilates at Henri Bendel’s she continued to teach what she called Body Economics elsewhere. Image first shared on June 15, 2022.

Naja Cori Good Alignment Pilates History Archive Article
Naja Cori Good Alignment Pilates History Archive Article

A lengthy article about Naja Cori. Images first shared on 6/15/22.

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Naja Cori Mini-Springing Pilates History Archive Article

Naja Cori invented an apparatus called the Mini-Springer. Here is an article about it. Images first shared on 6/15/22.

Naja Cori Service Listing History Archive Article
Naja Cori Exercise Pilates History Archive Article

A few mentions about Naja Cori and the Henri Bendel’s studio. Images first shared on 6/15/22.

Naja Cori Hints Help put your finger on pretty hands, feet, posture archive article
Naja Cori pilates archive article: "Look in Mirror"

This article shows some of the exercises Naja Cori included in her program, Body Economics. It’s interesting to note that she continued to teach her method in what appears to be another department store setting after she left Henri Bendel’s. Images first shared March 4, 2021.

Naja Cori Your Trouble-Free Individual Exercise Program archive article
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