I spent the weekend in Palm Springs working with a couple of my favorite clients and the host studio where I have graciously been extended teaching privileges, Pilates of Palm Springs, has some new competition just a few blocks down the street.
The new studio, Pilates Plus of Palm Springs, is running a television ad campaign that shows a person doing Side Splits on Reformer with a bar bell across her shoulders.
As I write I’m flying back to Seattle from Palm Springs and just typing that, even though I knew it was coming, has resulted in me pressing the call button for an out-of-sequence Bloody Mary. I can barely get through this, Pilates People. Yet, with you as my inspiration, I shall try. I shall sincerely try.
Pilates Plus of Palm Springs is a new studio in a dingy shopping strip, neighboring businesses include a Dollar Store and a bar. There’s a vegan restaurant several doors down where we ate for lunch so after we finished eating and visiting, we went into the brand new studio and had ourselves a look see.
The space is perfect for a studio, a big deep rectangle with high ceilings and big windows along the sidewalk. They’ve decorated beautifully, too. There’s a stylish divider hanging from the ceiling to set off the waiting area in the very front of the space and the waiting area furniture is sleek, modern, crisp. So pretty.
There were about a dozen bastardized reformers staggered along a mirrored wall.
There were about a dozen pictures of naked people along the wall opposite the bastardized reformers. Let me be clear. If you’re on one of the bastardized reformers and you open your eyes, you’ll see pictures of naked people. And when I say naked, I mean naked.Continue reading "Stop The World, I Want to Get Off | Side Splits..." »