Inspirational Pilates Quotes

On those inevitable sluggish mornings, it can take more than a little coaxing to get yourself out of bed, let alone to the gym! But here’s the good news: Willpower goes a long way. The next time a lazy day rolls around, let these quotes inspire you to hit the Pilates mat rather than the snooze button.

Pilates Quotes by Joseph Pilates

Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness.
— Joseph Pilates
It’s the mind itself which shapes the body.
— Joseph Pilates
A man is as young as his spinal column.
— Joseph Pilates
With body, mind, and spirit functioning perfectly as a coordinated whole, what else could reasonably be expected other than an active, alert, disciplined person?
— Joseph Pilates
In 10 sessions, you will feel the difference. In 20, you will see the difference. And in 30, you’ll be on your way to having a whole new body.
— Joseph Pilates

Pilates Quotes by Celebrities

I’m a Pilates person. It’s great. I had a hip problem. I had a chronic back, a pinched nerve and a hip problem and it’s completely solved all of it. I love it. It makes me feel like I’m taller.
— Jennifer Aniston
Pilates is the only exercise program that has changed my body and made me feel great.
— Jamie Lee Curtis
Now [after doing Pilates], I have muscles of steel and could easily deal with giving birth.
— Hugh Grant

General Fitness Quotes

A man’s health can be judged by which he takes two at a time — pills or stairs.
— Joan Welsh
The only workout you’ll regret is the one you didn’t do.
— Unknown
I have to exercise in the morning before my mind figures out what I’m doing.
— Marsha Doble
Jim Rohn

Jim Rohn

If you’re still not inspired to get moving, this should do the trick: People who exercise regularly are generally happier and experience less stress. Given exercise’s body-mind-spirit benefits, why not stop by the studio today for a Pilates, GYROTONIC® or GYROKINESIS® class? 

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