Sit down with us and Steve Troy - a former Pilates instructor at the original Pilates studio in New York - and find out just what exactly the center of the Pilates world looked like in 1968, the year after Joe's passing. After joining the studio as Romana's student in 1968, by the end of the year Steve was asked to teach there. In this 2 part interview, he shares his stories and experiences as a student and teacher at the studio, which was then freshly taken over by Romana following Joe's death. In addition to countless fun Pilates anecdotes, this 1st episode is packed with intimate, insider details on the "post-Joe" evolution of Pilates -- make yourself comfortable and scratch that Pilates itch with juicy details including what it was like to walk into the original studio for the very first time, or be taken by Clara Pilates on a tour of her and Joe's personal apartment located across the hall from the studio. Want to learn more about original Pilates equipment and apparatus? Check out the full video from which the footage you saw in this episode was taken: https://pilatesology.com/classes/exclusive-footage-of-original-pilates-apparatus/. Visit Steve at his financial services company Aerofund.