In this ongoing series, Jay Grimes answers questions from Pilates Instructors and enthusiasts about his years as a student and teacher in Joe Pilates' original Studio for Body Contrology on 8th Avenue in New York City. You can visit Jay's own studio for his teaching and workshop schedule at: Vintage Pilates.
CLICK the Chapters Menu (upper right corner of the video player) to click ahead to topics in this video. Topics covered in Part 2 include:
0:00 min: Have any of the names or essence of the exercises changed since Joe taught them?
3:23 min: Where did some of the exercises come from like neck roll, mermaid on the reformer?
5:47 min: Did Romana create the stomach series? What people called Joe.
11:25 min: What are the pictures of him dressed in greek outfits?
12:04 min: What are some of the most common things you see being taught differently than you were taught?
17:13 min: Joe encouraged the path of self discovery.
18:47 min: Story about the original Pilates studio.
21:00 min: Joe and Clara's relationship and what she was like.
24:18 min: Chuck Rappaport- his photography and Joe's demeanor during interviews.