“Physical Fitness is the first requisite of happiness. It is the attainment and maintenance of a uniformly developed body as well as a sound mind, fully capable of naturally, easily and satisfactorily performing our many and varied daily task with spontaneous zest and pleasure.” – Joseph H. Pilates: Return to Life Through Contrology
Pilates, as it is now known is based on Joseph Pilates’ system originally named Contrology (literally defined:...
Let me preference by saying this is my personal opinion.
“To gain influence over a system it is necessary to understand the structure of the system. Systems are all about component interaction, when you are dealing with a system you can never do just one going. Like a strong net, systems tend to self correct and self-stabilize unless crucial nodal regions and relationships are compromised.” -Phillip Beach