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Episode MMXVII- Pilates Legacy

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On May 4th (and May the 4th be with you!), we had a lot of fun posting our latest video previewing the new Legacy Program, an evolution of our renowned Ultimate Pilates Program. Click the image to Enjoy! The Text from the Video: Rael Isacowitz traveled the globe from South Africa to Israel, to London […]

BASI Celebrates Pilates Day 2017

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Pilates Day is an international initiative developed by the Pilates Method Alliance to generate public awareness and appreciation of the Pilates Method. This is done through a wide range of events and activities spanning the globe. In years past to celebrate Pilates Day, we at BASI Pilates have opened our studio to our local community […]

Pilates and the Elite Athlete by Ofie Dates

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The Pilates Method is a conditioning program developed and practiced to balance and strengthen the body with flexibility, allowing the structure of the body to move with optimum functionality. This not only applies to the individual client, but also to the elite athlete. The professional athlete is always striving to improve his/hers personal best. The […]

The Classical Pilates Mat Exercises Listed

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It’s March, and that means we’ve been joining in  the online #MarchMatness celebration of the classical Pilates Mat Exercises. At BASI, we often say the Mat Work is the Crown Jewel of Pilates. So, by way of encouraging your mat workouts, we thought you might enjoy having a copy and paste list of the classical […]

Pilates and Shoulder Stability with Rael Isacowitz – A Mat Chat

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Whenever you are teaching or doing a Pilates exercise, and whatever life activity you are engaged in, shoulder stability is important. Recently, we introduced a new series of mini videos: Pilates Mat Chats with BASI founder and Master Teacher Rael Isacowitz. Here is Rael’s Mat Chat, Shoulders, the Second Powerhouse. Enjoy! Add a deep understanding of shoulder […]

Inside a BASI Pilates Teacher Training Foundation Program

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The Journey begins…   BASI’s Foundation Program kicked off at the end of February at our Host studio, Beach Pilates in Toronto, Canada. BASI faculty member Katie Wright introduced our newest group of Pilates teachers in training to anatomy, repertoire and BASI’s approach to the Pilates Method. Here, we get an inside look at the […]

Pilates in Lebanon- a report by Sandy Razzouk

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The Pilates Method is a recent arrival in the Middle East, especially in Lebanon.  Lebanon doesn’t have a sports culture.  It is only since 2010 that people started to care about fitness.  Like almost everywhere in the world, there are fitness clubs that have adopted the Method.  Their programs are taught by non-certified instructors and […]