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Pilates method

LC control 98007568
LC classificationRA781.4
Topical headingPilates method
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See alsoExercise
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Found inWorking out the Pilates way, c1992: description on cassette container (The Pilates method is a condition program that improves muscle control, flexibility, coordination, strength and tone)
RLIN, Nov. 3, 1998 (Pilates method; local NYPL subject hdg.)
New York Times article, Nov. 3, 1998: Sect. F, p. 9, "Learning Pilates, one stretch at a time" (the exercise method was invented by a man, Joseph Pilates, a boxer and physical therapist from Germany. Obsessed with body conditioning, he developed the framework ... while serving as a nurse during World War I. ... He opened the first Pilates Studio in the United States in New York City in 1926)