“In Joe’s studio the worst sin you could commit was to bang the carriage.
The 2nd worst sin you could commit was to make any noise with the clips.”
The “clips” in the quote above refer to the double-ended clips that attach the two black straps inside the front of the Reformer for the short box series.
Some of you may know of my deep devotion to all-things Short Box. Nearly mid-way through Joe Pilates’ sequence of Reformer exercises, you can get a nice massage, do some exacting work and possibly make sparks shoot from your toes. More on that later.
or the Short Box series.
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