Pilates improves flexibility, builds strength and develops a strong core. Start with basic exercises then try advanced moves as you get better at it. There are six principles: concentration, control, center, flow, precision, and breathing. You will get full-body benefits as you use every part of your body as you exercise using these titles from our digital collection.
Introduction to Pilates is an easy-to-follow 30 minute class that has been created specifically to introduce and guide newcomers through some of the most common, simple and effective mat based Pilates exercises.Introduction to Pilates is ideal for those with little or no previous experience who wish to enjoy Pilates and its many benefits. The class uses clear, expert instruction to provide a well -structured workout that gives all the information you need to lay a solid foundation before you progress onto our beginner level audio classes or attend classes at a gym, studio or anywhere else.
Celebrity trainer and Pilates guru Brooke Siler teams up with the editors of Women's Health to offer a comprehensive, authoritative manual on this proven fitness philosophy. Trained by Joseph Pilates's protege, Romana Kryzanowska, Brooke is an unparalleled expert and one of the most sought after teachers for her signature body re-shaping techniques. Combining the best of flexibility and strength training, Pilates is the path to the lean fit body every woman craves—and The Women's Health Big Book of Pilates guides readers in every step (and leg lift..) of the way.
Master Pilates instructor Mari Winsor has taken the graceful Pilates style and amped it up with more power, higher energy and non-stop motion. Now you can kick, squat, and lunge your way to a long lean Pilates body.