Pilates

Ever wonder what it would be like to take a Pilates class from Joe himself? Grueling. In 1962, Sports Illustrated took readers inside the Joseph H. Pilates Universal Gymnasium, and captured a great portrait of the exercise icon:

 

     "Where are you going—like an elephant?"

 

     "Oh, Joe," wails a ballerina, "now you're calling me an elephant."

 

Published November 23, 2009
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