“One day, everyone will be doing my exercises.”


Joseph Pilates’ greatest desire was to spread his Method everywhere worldwide. Today we are making his wish come true. We can all say that his dream is now a reality. Inspired by his great strength and will, we’ve found a way to pay him a tribute, and you can help us by being part of this global initiative. It’s really easy, just follow the steps below and send your video.

Record a video following the guidelines shown in the video bellow. Pay attention to the lighting and make sure to keep your whole body on frame.

Follow the steps bellow in order to send your video:

  1. Select one of the exercises described in the video
  2. Find a place with good lighting (outdoors or indoor, but with good lighting)
  3. Stabilize the camera with a tripod or flat surface
  4. Record the video in high quality (720p or higher)
  5. Record the video with the camera horizontally positioned
  6. Upload your video on YouTube as described on the video
  7. Accept the terms of “Image Authorization”
  8. Fill the form, insert your YouTube URL and send it back to us.

All set! You will receive an email confirmation.

Thank you for being part of this tribute.

Fell free to share this video and invite your friends to join as well. Let’s turn this into a global initiative!

Terms of Image Authorization

I hereby grant permission to the rights of my image, likeness and sound of my voice as recorded on audio or video tape without payment or any other consideration. I understand that my image may be edited, copied, broadcast, published or distributed and I waive the right to inspect or approve the finished product wherein my likeness appears. Additionally, I waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising or related to the use of my image or recording. I also understand that this material may be used in diverse educational settings within an unrestricted geographic area.

By signing this release I understand this permission means that photographic or video recordings of me may be electronically displayed on the Internet or in public including the movie premiere worldwide and DVD distribution.

There is no time limit on the validity of this release nor is there any geographic limitation on where these materials may be distributed.

This release applies to photographic, audio or video recordings collected as part of the sessions listed on this document only.

By signing this form I acknowledge that I have completely read and fully understand the above release and agree to be bound thereby. I hereby release any and all claims against any person or organization using this material for educational purposes.

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