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You’re invited to celebrate Joseph Pilates’ Birthday week! Join Contrology Freaks around the world for our 2nd annual #contrologyfreakchallenge. Are you ready to party?

WHERE:        Instagram! Follow your IG host @KiraSLamb  by Sunday, December 8
WHEN:        Monday, December 9 - Sunday, December 15
BYOP:        Bring Your Own Pictures (or videos) to show us how you #workthesystem

WHERE:
Instagram! Follow your IG host @KiraSLamb by Sunday, December 8

WHEN:
Monday, December 9 - Sunday, December 15

BYOP:
Bring Your Own Pictures (or videos) to show us how you #workthesystem

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Contrology Freak Challenge 2019

Participate in all 7 days of the #contrologyfreakchallenge.
Winners will be announced by your host @kiraslamb on 12/16.
By participating in the challenge, you agree to the following contest rules.

This is how we party!

Starting Dec 9th, "get your freak on" with the Reformer Box! Post daily pics, collages, &/or videos that demonstrate different ways in which these Classical Pilates exercises appear in the system to 1.) introduce 2.) challenge &/or 3.) reinforce specific movement patterns across multiple pieces of apparatus. Here are this year's daily themes:

12/9

#shortboxround

12/10

#shortboxflat

12/11

#shortboxsidetoside

12/12

#shortboxtwistandreach

12/13

#shortboxtree

12/14

#longboxpullingstraps1

12/15

#longboxteaser

Don’t be a wallflower! Mingle with Contrology Freaks around the world by adding these hashtags to your daily public posts (single pics, slideshows or collages). They’ll appear right on the bottom of this page in the live feed! #contrologyfreakchallenge #workthesystem

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What’s a birthday celebration without gifts?

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Participate in all 7 days of the #contrologyfreakchallenge.
Winners will be announced by your host @kiraslamb on 12/16.
By participating in the challenge, you agree to the following contest rules.

What past guests are saying!

classicalpilatess

@ClassicalPilatess

“I love how much this challenge is making me think! I’ve read through my manual at least 3 times already!”

melsull

@MelSull2

"Thank you so much for this challenge as it helped me think more about the system and not just an exercise."

bonnie

@BonnieGrove

"A BIG THANK YOU to @kiraslamb for coming up with this amazing & thoughtful #contrologyfreakchallenge to bring our Pilates community a little closer together and to celebrate the birthday & the genius of Joseph Pilates. I’ve been loving the exploration of the Method & seeing how we all #workthesystem."

Live Party Feed!

The #contrologyfreakchallenge is here—graciously hosted by kiraslamb—and this is how we get our Contrology Freak on:⁠

For each exercise in the Pilates system, we showcase related exercises throughout the method. The first row shows breakdowns of the exercise you're looking at, the second reveals where else you can take the same movement. Can you guess today's theme exercise? ⁠

Tip: You can find the answer hidden in the hashtags below, and all over the internet by following #contrologyfreakchallenge.⁠

#contrologyfreakchallenge #workthesystem #fullcircle #itsallconnected #360pilates #pilates #fromeveryangle #contrology #contrologyfreak #josephpilates #exercise #shortboxtwistandreach #fitness #wellness #strength #movement #pilatesbody #pilateslover #pilatesteacher #pilatesinstructor #education #neverstoplearning
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Day 7 Of The #contrologyfreakchallenge Happy Birthday Week Joe! Teaser On The Long Box! I Had A Lot Of Fun With Day 7!
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My Current Most Fave Teaser “Springs From Below”. The Work Through The Powerhouse & Arms Feels Amazing! Let’s Not Forget The “Sneaky Teaser” That Shows Up At The End Of Open Leg Rocker To Transition To Corkscrew! I Could Go On & On! Mainly This!
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kiraslamb Fun Times This Year! Grateful To All Of Those That #workthesystem & Honor Joe! ✌🏼
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March MATness Day 21 Inspo • ✨Teaser✨ marchmatness seasonpilates repost
Of all the teasers, which is your favorite? Mine is definitely on the Cadillac!! ✨✨✨✨✨ Demonstrated by Peter the 🥔, illustrated by me 🎨! ❤️ #contrologyfreakchallenge
#classicalpilates #teaser #weekend #pink #love #pilates #reformer #yoga #inspo #fitness #workout #happy #ocean #tagsforlikes #mermaid #followme #yogi #home #waves #surf #bbq #blessed #yes
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Are YOU a Contrology Freak™️?
If so, “♥️” this post, TAG 2 other Contrology Freaks in your life & STAY TUNED! I feel a party coming on...
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#contrologyfreakchallenge
#contrologyfreak
#pilateslovers
#authenticpilates
#classicalpilates
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W R E S T L E R’ S B R I D G E on the reformer is a super advanced archival exercise. One I hadn’t tried for years, nor could I even remember the name of the exercise. Pilates 👑 of trivia elaine_ewing helped me out and came through with the goods. Joseph Pilates named it #wrestlersbridge #contrology #contrologyfreakchallenge #classicalpilates #pilatesbackbend #onzie #pilatestv ...

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The #contrologyfreakchallenge is here—graciously hosted by kiraslamb—and this is how we get our Contrology Freak on:⁠

For each exercise in the Pilates system, we showcase related exercises throughout the method. The first row shows breakdowns of the exercise you're looking at, the second reveals where else you can take the same movement. Can you guess today's theme exercise? ⁠

Tip: You can find the answer hidden in the hashtags below, and all over the internet by following #contrologyfreakchallenge.⁠

#contrologyfreakchallenge #workthesystem #fullcircle #itsallconnected #360pilates #pilates #fromeveryangle #contrology #contrologyfreak #josephpilates #exercise #shortboxtree #fitness #wellness #strength #movement #pilatesbody #pilateslover #pilatesteacher #pilatesinstructor #education #neverstoplearning
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The #contrologyfreakchallenge is here—graciously hosted by kiraslamb—and this is how we get our Contrology Freak on:⁠

For each exercise in the Pilates system, we showcase related exercises throughout the method. The first row shows breakdowns of the exercise you're looking at, the second reveals where else you can take the same movement. Can you guess today's theme exercise? ⁠

Tip: You can find the answer hidden in the hashtags below, and all over the internet by following #contrologyfreakchallenge.⁠

#contrologyfreakchallenge #workthesystem #fullcircle #itsallconnected #360pilates #pilates #fromeveryangle #contrology #contrologyfreak #josephpilates #exercise #shortboxround #fitness #wellness #strength #movement #pilatesbody #pilateslover #pilatesteacher #pilatesinstructor #education #neverstoplearning
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Contrology Freaks™️ (& those in training 😉) look at these videos as more than just 3 distinct exercises on different pieces apparatus. We instantly recognize a SIMILAR MOVEMENT PATTERN. But we also know that the way each exercise challenges our mobility (strength + flexibility) is DIFFERENT. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Yes, I’m doing LATERAL FLEXION OF THE SPINE, but... ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
* How does each apparatus create different demands on my body? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
* If a student isn’t ready for the demands of these exercises, which exercises would you use as building blocks? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
🔗 IN BIO to JOIN the 2nd ANNUAL #contrologyfreakchallenge ‼️(This is the kinda stuff we geek out over 🤓)⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
#contrologyfreakchallenge
#contrology
#pilatesmethod #progressivetraining
#systematictraining
#lateralflexion
#sidesitups
#ladderbarrel
#seatedmermaid #wundachair
#sidebend
#pilatesmat
#pilatesteachers
#pilateslovers
#criticalthinking ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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