Is Pilates a Somatic Education Method?

Débora Pereira Bolsanello (Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal, Canada)

Resumo


This paper renews the discussion about the relevance of the Pilates method to the field of Somatic Education. The impact of marketing – which sells the method as a fitness activity – and the academic research on the application of the method in the treatment of various medical disorders, as well as its role in the construction of contemporary dance aesthetics, are put into perspective. 


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Pilates Method Somatic Education; Dance; Fitness; Rehabilitation;

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REVISTA BRASILEIRA DE ESTUDOS DA PRESENÇA - Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies - e-ISSN 2237-2660 - Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil - http://www.seer.ufrgs.br/presenca

 

       

 

 

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