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Kevin Bowen

Kevin A. Bowen is founder and president of the Pilates Method Alliance. He is also owner and director of the Inside Out Method, a Pilates studio and teacher-training facility in Miami.

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A Pilates Primer

August 31, 2001

“Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness.” Joseph H. Pilates, the founder of what we commonly refer to as “the Pilates Method” or just “Pilates,” used to share this belief with his students. In fact if Joseph Pilates had had his way, people all over the world would be practicing his exercise technique, which he originally named “contrology.”

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