Article by Julie Clifton of the Pilates Foundation
Everybody has heard about Pilates, how it’s the exercise choice of celebrities, how it will give you a flatter stomach, better posture and a longer, stronger body. But is it something that you can start when you’re over 50? And if it is how do you find a teacher and a class that will suit you?
If at 60 you are supple and strong then you are young
Joseph Pilates said that “Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness. In order to achieve happiness, it is imperative to gain mastery of your body. If at the age of 30 you are stiff and out of shape, you are old. If at 60 you are supple and strong then you are young.”
A hundred years later many doctors, osteopaths and physiotherapists...