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March 18, 2019

I first read about Pilates in an Australian Elle magazine, back in 1994, but didn't get to try it until 1998 when I lived in New York City. I was a practice body for mat Pilates for a restaurant co-worker (yes, I was that girl who moved to NYC to study acting, and therefore waited tables!).

It wasn't until I moved to Los Angeles that I was able to commence my ow...

February 21, 2019

"Everyday is different, and poses different challenges, depending how the body is feeling, as in life"

What got you interested in Pilates?

I've been into movement and sport from a young age and have always enjoyed an adrenaline rush - from hiking Mt Kilimanjaro, kayaking, multi-discipline adventure racing, mountain biking and long-distance running. I trained and...

February 12, 2019

Pilates has been in my life since my childhood - I just wasn't aware of it at the time.

Growing up in Quebec City, I was an active child. My two favourite activities were alpine skiing and dancing. I did both from a young age, spending my week nights at the dance school and my weekends at ski school. From the age of 10, I started dancing at a professional dance...

February 7, 2019

How an introverted Research Librarian became a Pilates Instructor!

Sometimes in life we end up very far from where we started but turns out exactly where we need to be. My journey with Pilates started after a long battle with fibromylagia caused me to leave my job as a research librarian in a law firm and take some time out to heal myself. The day I left my job...

July 31, 2018

"I love coming to APM because I get to escape the troubles of daily life by concentrating on my body and interacting with friendly positive instuctors!"

This month we chat to Luci who has been a dedicated APM Pilates client taking 2-3 sessions per week for over a year. It has been so great to see the strength, flexibility and tone she has achieved in her body th...

May 29, 2018

"I have seen the major shifts Pilates has made in 100’s of my clients' lives and that has been the motivating factor to my career."

This month, APM's Principal Pilates Instructor, Rachel Lotspeich shares her Pilates Journey. Rachel works at APM, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.

Tell us your name and a little about yourself. 
 
I was born in Melbourne and...

April 28, 2018

"My goals are to stay this way for ever, age is only a number, it’s the mind and body that determines age and there is no reason to succumb to it.  It takes commitment, but the rewards are forthcoming". Robin Schutt

Do you want to keep your flexibility, strength and mobility of your 20's well into your 60's and 70's? This month, client Robin shares her inspirati...

March 28, 2018

Tell us your name and a little about yourself?

Anja Armitage - I'm approaching 41 years old, have 2 girls at primary school, work part time and love living in Hampton! We're serial expats, having lived in a few countries now and were lucky enough to move to Australia almost 2 years ago. Sadly, our Aussie adventure is soon to end and we'll be returning to the UK...

February 27, 2018

Each month, APM delves a little into our client's background and finds out why they are doing Pilates and how it has helped them in their lives. Read on for more about our client Rachel Devine: mother, photographer, blogger, runner and general juggler of all the things that go with that!

Tell us a little about yourself?

I’m Rachel Devine, a 47 year old mother of...

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