Story: Yoga, Pilates and other exercise systems

Pilates studio, Dunedin, 2008

Pilates studio, Dunedin, 2008

A client exercises on the trapeze table at Back in Motion, a Dunedin physiotherapy and Pilates studio, in 2008. Other specially designed Pilates equipment includes the springboard (left) and the hump barrel (right, under table). Pilates is practised for general fitness and strength, but also to correct muscular and spinal problems.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 21 October 2008, p. 9

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Mark Derby, 'Yoga, Pilates and other exercise systems - Recent exercise systems', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 January 2022)

Story by Mark Derby, published 5 Sep 2013