Pilates: Body in Motion

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DK Pub., 2002 - Health & Fitness - 176 pages
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Pilates: Body in Motion is a pioneering, step-by-step book for mat-based Pilates. A global best-seller famed for its clear instruction and innovative design, Pilates: Body in Motion clearly explains every exercise sequence with at-a-glance overviews, detailed step-by-step photographs, and a checklist of dos and don'ts.

Author Alycea Ungaro pioneered mat-based Pilates and lends her expert advice to help you avoid injury and maximize Pilates' fitness and health benefits. Four program sequences allow you to move from beginner to intermediate to advanced and cover fifty mat-based exercises, from The Hundred to The Wall Sequence, the Open Leg Rocker and Corkscrew to the Swan Dive, Shoulder Bridge, Magic Circle Sequence, and many more.

Streamline your body and focus your mind with 50 classic mat Pilates exercises to do at home with Pilates: Body in Motion.

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User Review  - lauriep - Overstock.com

This is an excellent book with step by step color photos. I recommend it as a supplement to beginning classes or for those that just want to practice at home. Read full review

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User Review  - crazy4reading - LibraryThing

I had started reading this book years ago but never could get the time to really read it until now. I have done some of these exercises during an aerobics class. The illustrations in the book really ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Alycea Ungaro is a pioneer of the Pilates method, and the author of bestselling titles including Pilates: Body in Motion, 1st edition, The Pilates Promise, and The Pilates Practice Companion. In addition to serving on the advisory board of Fitness Magazine, Ungaro also travels widely as a guest teacher hosting retreats at world-famous location such as Amangani in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. She has trained celebrities including Madonna, Uma Thurman, Kyra Sedgewick, Claire Danes, and Molly Sims.

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