Joseph Hubertus Pilates
Joseph Hubertus Pilates

Joe at 57 years of age

Co-ordination of Mind, Body & Spirit
Co-ordination of Mind, Body & Spirit

The plaque on Joseph's wall in his original studio in New York.

 

Joe's original Studio in New York
Joe's original Studio in New York

Original Pilates studio on 939 Eight Ave, New York

Footwork on the reformer
Footwork on the reformer

Archival footage with Joe Pilates doing the Footwork series on the reformer

Joe teaching in original New York Studio
Joe teaching in original New York Studio

Joe teaching the Russian Splits in New York Studio

Return to Life- Joe Pilates Portrait
Return to Life- Joe Pilates Portrait

A younger Joe on the cover of his published book 'Return to Life'

Joe and Clara Pilates
Joe and Clara Pilates

Joe and his wife Clara in their trademark teaching uniform- Clara in her nurses uniform and Joe in his shorts

The art of head wrestling
The art of head wrestling

Joe believed in the importance of strengthening all the intrinsic muscles and encouraged the art of head wrestling to strengthen the neck muscles stemming from a strong powerhouse

Joe Pilates at 60
Joe Pilates at 60

Pilates at the young age of 60

Working the Diaghram
Working the Diaghram
Pilates at the age of 82
Pilates at the age of 82

Pilates at the age of 82

Joe on the Wundar Chair
Joe on the Wundar Chair

Joe demonstrating exercises on the Wunda Chair

Snake and Twist on the reformer
Snake and Twist on the reformer

Joe Pilates doing advanced exercised on the reformer

Wunda Chair exercises
Wunda Chair exercises

Wunda Chair exercises in the archival collection