Jay Grimes Interview

Pilates Style Magazine had a great interview with Jay, in which he talked about the good old days in Joe’s studio, and his approach to working with clients.

Here’s a brief excerpt:

What is the difference between Joe and Clara’s studio and studios today?

The first thing that pops into my head is the pampering. With Joe and Clara you worked hard. There was very little modifying and no complaining… Joe wanted to see the body. He also wanted people to be independent. Starting with the first lesson, you did all your own springs, straps, box, etc. You were learning the method, which included learning how to use the equipment correctly. Joe worked with everyone as individuals, giving them what he felt their bodies needed. There were no beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.

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