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2021-22 | The Pilates Teacher App

Prospire, the Pilates Teacher’s app; by Pilates teachers, for Pilates teachers. Our mission is to help independent Pilates studios compete with big online fitness companies and thrive in this changing market. 


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November 1st, 2020 | Webinar

Gratz Pilates is proud to continue our support for TEAM WINSOR PILATES and the upcoming ALS ASSOCIATION GOLDEN WEST CHAPTER'S VIRTUAL WALK TO DEFEAT ALS — Our friend SAUL CHOZA LEADS THE WARM-UP as we raise awareness and remember our beloved Mari Winsor and her amazing life!


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A fun night with Pilates demonstrations, drinks and hors d'oeuvre.
https://angiespilateshaus.com

 

February 9th, 2019 | San Diego, California

Grand Opening in San Diego. A fun night with Pilates demonstrations, drinks and hors d'oeuvre.

Joseph Pilates put it best, “Pilates develops the body uniformly, corrects wrong postures, restores physical vitality, invigorates the mind, and elevates the spirit.” I enjoy seeing those words manifest in my clients’ work and love witnessing the improvements that happen in their bodies.


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It's Just Pilates With Moses And Ken
www.originalmethodpilates.com

 


OUR HEARTS GO OUT TO EVERYONE AFFECTED BY THE CALIFORNIA FIRES

Next weekend our friends Moses Urbano and Ken Heizman are teaching a workshop to benefit all those who’ve lost their homes in Ken’s neighborhood, Ken included. We at Gratz are happy to support this event by donating apparatus to help raise funds.

Please reserve your spot at the Studio for the workshop. Requested donation is $100, or whatever you can is much appreciated - join us for snacks and drinks immediately after and observe Private Pilates Sessions guided by Moses and Ken.


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Olga Burkova | Mind Body Studio
www.worldclass.studio

 

 

World and European Champion in sports aerobics and international presenter (master classes given at the largest and most prestigious fitness conventions in the world: England, Italy, France, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Portugal, Finland, Israel, Mexico and USA).

Olga is the first Russian instructor who was invited to conduct master classes on the world's largest annual convention for fitness professionals IDEA.

She is author of the first book in Russian about the Pilates method, PhD of Pedagogic, certified Romana's Pilates trainer, level 4.

Olga has 25 years of experience in fitness and 18 years of teaching Pilates.


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Simona Cipriani
artofcontrol.com

 

Simona Cipriani | Art of Control | Gratz Archive Reformer

 

Welcome to The Art of Control Pilates Studio in Stamford, Connecticut. I’m Simona Cipriani, owner of The Art of Control Pilates Studio and Educational Director of The Art and Science of Contrology Pilates Instructor Training.

We are thrilled to announce that we have received our new Archive Reformer by Gratz Industries! I would like to take this opportunity to go over the differences between the Archive Reformer versus other Gratz Reformers we have at the studio. To "Test Drive" the Gratz Archive Reformer, you can book your visit by calling (203) 973 7262 or visit our website at www.artofcontrol.com.

Let's go over the noticeable differences when performing the basic reformer sequence.


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Contrology Pilates Studio
contrology-pilates.com

 

 

Shoulder Blocks
I love the shorter shoulder blocks. They ‘embrace’ your shoulder in a different way when you laid down. Even on Stomach Massage hands back, was for some of my clients with tight shoulders a difference, because the hands are placed a little lower, so they did not sink that fast into their shoulders.

Padding
The thinner and harder foam on the carriage is so much better, at least for me. I have a small scoliosis, now I feel much better how my back is laid down on the carriage. Short Spine massage is one of those exercises where I feel a huge difference when articulating down. Plus it has the same effect if you take off the padding off the footbar. You feel better connected with the Reformer.

Straps/Loops
The O-ring on the straps are pretty smart – it happens that sometimes the handle and strap would not rotate freely, and that doesn’t happen anymore. And the 80” Reformer length and the shorter leather straps help in the rowing series and I feel so much better connected.

Gear Position
The deeper gear position seems to be safer when you change the gear.


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