We are thrilled that our longtime client Joanne agreed to answer a few questions about Pilates! By day, she is a high powered attorney. By night (she mostly comes to evening classes), she’s a Pilates powerhouse. Joanne says Pilates is essential to her wellbeing, helping her be aligned, comfortable, and joyful. 1) How did you discover Pilates? I discovered Pilates at about the same time that I started cycling for my first AIDS Ride in 1997. I was lifting weights, too, at the time (and still do), and I needed to be more in alignment. At this point 20 years… Read More
We are pleased to present this interview with Ken Heizman — a longtime client of Jay Grimes, and a graduate of both THE WORK and TEACHING THE WORK. A disciplined, independent “man of the earth,” Ken is the owner of The Original Method Pilates studio in Agoura Hills. Enjoy Ken’s take on Pilates, and get a glimpse into what inspires his own practice and teaching. Describe what Pilates has done for you in one sentence: Pilates has helped me in all aspects of my life. How did THE WORK change your teaching and your practice? THE WORK was a rewarding… Read More
Many people requested that our online workshops be available to people, even if they can’t make it to the live event. Now, we can finally make this happen! Webshops will now stream for 24 hours from when they go live! If you want to watch the webshops live, you can still do that, and take advantage of the live chat feature. We will roll out this NEW & IMPROVED Webshop format for two workshops during Spring Camp. Webshops on Saturday, April 29 (all workshops on Dubai time — video streams available for 24 hrs) Improve Your Relationship With Your Equipment… Read More
Prepare well, and get the most out of your lessons Whether you want to phase into VP Group Classes, or you want to take the plunge and challenge yourself in Jay Grimes’ VP Class, here are some tips for a successful workout. Remember: you must meet the prerequisite of at least one private lesson/consultation, and have an instructor give you clearance to take a VP Class. Additional prerequisites must be met to get into Jay’s VP Classes. How to prep for regular VP Class: 1. Work with your instructor to solidify your personal routine, and learn how to make use… Read More
Vintage Pilates studio is privileged to be able to observe Jay Grimes in action every week, as he teaches his longtime clients. Until now, Jay’s schedule has been virtually completely closed to new bookings. But, starting in 2017, we are offering a new and exciting way for you to work with Jay. Three times a week, Jay is now teaching special VP Group classes. Mondays, 2pm-3pm Tuesdays, 12:30pm-1:30pm Thursdays, 2:30pm-3:30pm Classes max out at 6 people, and are $75. You must be cleared by Vintage Pilates staff to take this class. For more details, contact Dena at teachers@vintagepilates.com. Don’t… Read More