A perfect pilates paradise

“Imagine that from your knee to your hip joint is a wooden spoon, and your hip is a bowl of porridge, and you’re stirring the spoon in the porridge.”

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
4th November, 2006

“Imagine that from your knee to your hip joint is a wooden spoon, and your hip is a bowl of porridge, and you’re stirring the spoon in the porridge.” I am lying on my back at the Park hotel in Kenmare trying to master the so-called ‘zip and hollow’ and other introductory pilates movements.

My friend Lippy - for whom exercise is anathema - is lying beside me, donning...

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