Joseph Pilates and the Physical Culture Movement
Pilates gave us his wonderful method of physical
and mental conditioning, however some of his ideas were informed by the times
and the Physical Culture Movement represents those times.
'Expand your Pilates knowledge in to the realms of Physical Culture!'
Do you teach Pilates or the Physical Culture of Pilates? because there's a difference...
During the Physical Culture Movement of late 1800’s and early 1900’s various Physical Culturists created exercise systems and promoted ideas about topics such as culture, hygiene, time in nature and mind-body. When we explore Joseph Pilates movements and his writing it becomes apparent he was exposed to thinking derived from Physical Culture. Joseph Pilates and the Physical Culture Movement is an online Professional Development course that has been developed to help Pilates teachers understand Pilates relationship with Physical culture. Here’s how: