We’ve often talked about the influence of dance in Pilates, but the influence of bodybuilding is also important - in fact, it’s so pervasive it’s invisible.
Many of the things we take for granted in Pilates in fact are just bodybuilding conventions, not facts of exercise science, and they certainly weren’t part of Joseph Pilates’ original vision.
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About Aden O'Sullivan
Aden is the Co-owner of The Fit Space Australia. He is a strength & conditioning coach as well as a Master Trainer for KX Pilates. Aden has an impressive educational background, holding a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Human Movement) from the University of South Australia, and a Master’s of Exercise Science (Strength & Conditioning) from Edith Cowan University. He is also the former KX Pilates Senior State Training Manager of South Australia. He currently teaches group reformer classes and helps other trainers and studios via workshops.
About Raphael Bender:
Raph believes everyone deserves the opportunity to transform into a better version of themselves. His main strength as a teacher and movement professional is the ability to distill complex research findings into a simple, science-based approach to help people move fearlessly, thoughtlessly, and painlessly. He LOVES running, weights, cycling, and Contrology.
Raph holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology (Rehabilitation), a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sports Science, Diploma of Pilates Movement Therapy, and STOTT PILATES full certification.
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