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Posts Tagged "Romana Kryzanowska"

The Core of Pilates

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014 in News |

The Core of Pilates

Over the last 19 years as a certified Pilates instructor, I have stayed abreast of my profession attending seminars, conferring with other instructors and taking classes, and reading countless articles on the newest trends in equipment, techniques and approaches in teaching. I support my commitment to classically teaching as I was taught by my mentor Romana Kryzanowska. I have observed that there is no shortcut to attaining perfect form…we seek to execute the most advanced routines as...

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What “The Pilates Guild” Meant To Its Teachers

Posted by on Dec 2, 2013 in News |

After about 3 months of taking pilates, I knew that this was something I felt an immediate passion for. I had a dance background and my mind and muscles sensed a kinesthetic  relationship which was like no other form of exercise I had ever experienced. I wanted to be taught by the best and that led me to the Pilates Studio of New York and Romana Kryzanowska. I took lessons from her and her daughter Shari as well as other trained teachers there and waited impatiently for the next scheduled...

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A Tribute To My Pilates Mentor: Romana Kryzanowska

Posted by on Sep 20, 2013 in News |

A Tribute To My Pilates Mentor: Romana Kryzanowska

There are certain events in your life that make an indelible impression in your memory. One such encounter for me was, the very first time I entered the Pilates Studio of New York in 1998 and was mesmerized at the unfolding scene. The room I saw was filled with 9 reformers (Pilates equipment) and 9 teachers attending to clients on the apparatus. The room was only illuminated by light filtering in from the floor to ceiling windows at the far side of the room which overlooked 57th street. There...

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Helping Inflexibility

Posted by on Jun 19, 2012 in News |

Traditional or classical Pilates is the syllabus of exercises designed by Joseph Pilates, “tried and true” by nature of its creator. Teachers who were taught by Romana Kryzanowska and her daughter Sari know that these exercises were not to be changed or new ones instituted in lieu of them. Knowing this if a client cannot easily adapt to any one of these exercises due to inflexibility, I will always break down the part which can not be executed freely until he or she can understand...

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