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.
Topics Covered in Part 4 include:
00:30 min: Do you feel there are students that have been passed on all the exercises you know to keep the true intricacies alive?
7:41 min: Vintage Pilates.
9:28 min: The importance of having a mentor.
10:39 min: What are your thoughts on the trademark lawsuit?
11:45 min: What happened in the studio everyday?
13:05min: Carola Trier clarifications.
14:10min: Was there any first generation teacher that developed the method outside of dance?
17:20min: What does Jay think about adding technology to teaching and does it take away the authenticity?
21:13min: How much did a session cost?
22:50min: Are archival exercises worth revisiting?
26:42min: Do you remember any examples of Joe changing or evolving an exercise?
28:34min: What about folks who say "Joe evolved the method we should too?"