Secrets of Pilates
Whether you're a professional dancer wanting to improve flexibility or a complete beginner, Secrets of Pilates offers a comprehensive introduction for anyone wanting to develop body strength, reduce stress levels and enhance both psychological and physical well-being. This illustrated guide will teach you to develop a mental awareness of how your body moves, resulting in a graceful posture, toned limbs and a firm abdomen in as little as ten minutes a day through a system of precise, focused exercises. Discover the history of Joseph Pilates' exercise methods; be introduced to the basic principles of the Pilates program with in-depth analysis and step-by-step guidelines as you embark on the first steps on the path to a new physique and approach to life.
Sally Searle (UK) is a fully qualified Pilates practitioner with over 15 years' teaching experience. Cathy Meeus (UK) has worked on popular health books for more than 30 years. Recently she has developed her interest in complementary therapies and has contributed to a number of books in this area.