Posts tagged body positivity
Pilates Loves Your Body

Lately, in the Pilates community there’s been some buzz about body shaming.  As someone embedded in the Pilates world since the 90’s I can honestly say, I have never felt that body size was a factor in this industry.  I am so sad that it has become a conversation.  As a matter of fact, a curvy, heavier teacher recently said to me, “I embraced Pilates as my fitness choice because anyone of any size, or age, or physical condition is welcome.”  One of my first clients was about 75 pounds overweight.  You know what she taught me?  That sometimes bigger clients get more nervous standing on the reformer or going up and down on the electric chair—that’s it.  The rest of the session was a mix of ups and downs, successes and humblings, just like any other Pilates session.

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