Story: Yoga, Pilates and other exercise systems

Practising Pilates, 2008

Practising Pilates, 2008

Aucklanders Doug Mitchell and his wife Sue began learning Pilates at community education classes. Doug was initially the only male in the class, 'but there was no looking at me sideways'. The couple are seen here practising fitness and flexiibility exercises in 2008.

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Mark Derby, 'Yoga, Pilates and other exercise systems - Recent exercise systems', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 November 2021)

Story by Mark Derby, published 5 Sep 2013