Who influenced Joe Pilates?

Have a look at my new post on www.pilatesglossy.com! Marjolein van Sonsbeek asked about whether people like Sebastian Kneipp, Bess Mensendieck and Rudolf Steiner influenced Joseph Pilates. I am convinced that Bess Mensendieck influenced him a lot! She was a doctor and one of the most interesting characters of German body culture around 1900.

Read more on www.pilatesglossy.com!

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From: Bess Mensendieck, Körperkultur des Weibes, Munich 1906

 

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