Pilates – The Acrobatic Immigrant

Joseph Hubertus Pilates was born in 1883 in Germany. His father, Heinrich Friedrich Pilates was a metal worker and enthusiastic gymnast, and his mother was a housewife. He was a sickly child but overcame his health problems by practicing a healthy lifestyle. Read his story about his internment in Wales and how he developed methods to treat different ailments. Pilates