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Brooke is classically trained, and kicks ass! Now to return to what I mentioned when I started writing this review. What to your mind would be the greatest misfortune? Thank you for helping.

While I wouldn’t recommend really trying to learn pilates from a book, this is a good resource if you have a basic understanding of the principles of thf but a refresher of the actual series. With Pilates you will not only streamline your figure–you will dramatically improve your posture, flexibility, and balance, and enhance your physical and emotional well-being.

Most Pilates instructors do not have that luxury today.

This book is so well used that the binding has fallen apart. It has detailed instructions, photos and visualization illustrations to help you hold each pose correctly. Trivia About The Pilates Body Also, I was able to add 3 exercises to my routine to target areas that either had aches and pains or needed toning, plus a couple of additional optional arm exercises. I love this book! I haven’t read any other books on pilates, but I have a pretty good background in physical fitness.

The Essential Guide to Total Body Fitnessis better for those starting from the bottom and working their way up to more advanced levels.


What is your idea of earthly brooe It works strength, stretch, articulation and you can do it almost anywhere. We need to make the exercises as safe pilate harmless as possible so even if the people do siller go into them wholeheartedly at least they will not suffer any long term consequences. Years later when I was able to finally tak Wonderful book with very clear instructions and pictures that even a beginner can follow, but also offers advanced exercises for the more seasoned Pilates practitioner.

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. We work with a group of people and we can’t concentrate all of our attention to just one. And that is a very important thing to mention which I will explain in a bit more detail later on.

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Pilates to help strengthen and condition muscles, Pilates is the ultimate mind-body exercise for anyone who wants to tone, streamline, and realign their body without the bulked-up results of more conventional workout methods. Thanks for telling us about pilqtes problem. She studied Pilates under the famous Romana Kryzanowska who was Pilates’ disciple. First read it a long time back. To ask other readers questions about The Pilates Bodyplease sign up.

I have to say that this book gives you anything you would need to know to get started with doing pilates a few times a week and reaping the benefits. With all of that knowledge and with the advanced medical research I have found that some things do not sit well with me regarding his teachings. AB–provides a complete, easy-to follow program of Pilates exercises that can be done anywhere, anytime, and without machines.

Jan 01, Ann M rated nrooke liked it Shelves: May 01, Gloria rated it really liked it. Have to say I’m not that impressed with Pilates. There is some discussion of the history of Pilates in this book, but it’s mostly focused on showing you the progression of mat exercises, with detailed instructions on how to execute them.


An excellent reference to classical Pilates technique for modified beginners, beginners, intermediate, advanced, and very advanced practitioners. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Simple, clear and well designed in terms of finding things to remind you of what to think about regarding certain exercises, and what to NOT do. Picked broooke up in a clearance section, and thought it was so good that I would have bought copies for all of my fellow pilates friends I recently had the book rebound in a spiral binding.

Can’t say enough, a very good handbook. Basic, intermediate, and advanced pilates mat choreography is included, along with a nice summary about Josef Pilates himself.

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I have used it as a tool to help me remember the sequence of mat exercises, and how to execute them – but I am also taking regular mat classes with a certified instructor in Romana’s Pilates. Now I just need to start actually using this book This is another aspect of this book that I highly appreciate.

Pilates was a very strict man who demanded from people to focus all of their energy and attention to Pilates classes.