Guest blogger Carla Langridge is a 76 year old personal trainer who can run rings around her grandchildren. She is still working more actively than most, was an opera singer in her youth and is a force to be reckoned with.
The freedom to walk, to run, to ride a horse, to dance, to travel etc.
Do whatever you must to prolong 'freedom.'
Pilates is an evidenced based ,functional, holistic way of exercising. Although some of the equipment has been adapted for the 21 st C the fundamental principles of Joe Pilates 'theories have remained the same. I believe in these principles and have embraced the science and adhere as closely as possible to the execution of these exercises.
Pilates has helped ease me into the next phase (dare I mention old age) of my life and I believe my physical strength and agility has influenced and improved my mental outlook. Too bad about the wrinkles and sunspots, just watch my open leg rocker and upstretch combo.