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Vintage Life Magazine articles may document the pioneer in
poses, contraptions, and outfits that would make us nervous (or LOL)
today, but Pilates was always serious about his practice and the stellar
health-promoting benefits that came with it.
Of course, the lineage of Pilates teachers who cite him as an anatomy
and movement genius clearly lives on, and his concepts of alignment in
daily life and core stability, for instance, have infiltrated the
fitness world at large.
To celebrate the often half-dressed, German-born visionary, who lived to the flexible age of 83, we took a closer look at how Joseph Pilates reformed the way we move. (See what we did there?) —Sarah Sarway
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