EXCLUSIVE: Joseph Pilates Home in Becket MA
http://www.pilatesology.com Becket, Massachusetts is where Joe and Clara Pilates owned a summer home and in this exclusive footage, you'll discover a treasure trove of Pilates history. See the studio that Joe built, the tiny hunting shack they lived in, the gate (built by Joe) that fronts the property, the mysterious beginnings of more buildings and more. Sean Gallagher, the property's current owner, shares his story of how he came to purchase the property, details what he found there when he took possession, and what he intends to do with it in the future. Stay tuned for the 2nd part of this story which shows the original apparatus that was stored in the studio and don't miss our previous video about Joe's life in Becket: Joe Pilates at Jacob's Pillow. We are grateful to Sean Gallagher for opening the property to us, you can find him at Performing Arts Physical Therapy.
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http://www.pilatesology.com A controversial figure in the Pilates world, Sean Gallagher is a villain to some and a protector of the method to others after a trademark lawsuit over the Pilates name. We visited his studio in New York to learn about Sean's story and the largest collection of archival Pilates materials in the world which he owns. In Part 1 of our Interview series Sean tells how he got into Pilates and purchased the copyright to the Pilates name and other materials from Wee Tai Hom in 1991. Sean details what is in the archives including photos, negatives, apparatus, video, and more. He shows us the 'Iron Shoe,' an apparatus that Joe used in the studio, talks about how Romana's training program evolved and how it appears that the exercises depicted in Joe's archives did not change during his lifetime. Stay tuned for Part 2 when Sean shares more detail about the archives. Visit Sean's studio at: The New York Pilates Studio. You can also visit the United States Pilates Association (USPA) which has a lease on some of Sean's archival materials and makes them available through workshops.
Exclusive footage of Original Pilates Apparatus
http://www.pilatesology.com In this 2nd part of our visit to Joe and Clara Pilates' summer home in Becket, Massachusetts, you'll see exclusive footage of the apparatus that was left, practically untouched since the 1960s, in the studio Joe built there. Sean Gallagher shows us original items like the V Beds Joe and Clara slept on, an early version of the Arm Chair, a Reformer built for home use, a Cadillac, an Electric Chair that was originally a Wunda Chair, Magic Circles, and more. Don't miss our previous videos: Exclusive Footage: Joseph Pilates Home in Becket, MA and Joe Pilates at Jacob's Pillow. We are grateful to Sean Gallagher for sharing this treasure, you can find him at Performing Arts Physical Therapy.