“Restoring the core” (why this buzzword is misleading)

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The other night I overheard a group of people discussing a yoga and Pilates retreat they were looking forward to attending. It was called “Restoring the Core.” Aptly named, indeed, since the foundation of Pilates one can argue is all about the core. But it got me thinking how common this buzzword (buzzphrase?), and its derivatives, are in the present day. My grievance here is that classes and weekend programs named Restoring the Core¬†oversimplify the […]