Pilates Body in Motion

Pilates Body in Motion

by Alycea Ungaro
     
 

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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

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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.

Editorial Reviews

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Three reasons to buy Pilates: Body in Motion: 1. Author Alycea Ungara is a veteran Pilates illumanti, having founded Manhattan's huge Tribeca Bodyworks in 1995. 2. The book couldn't be designed better: The full-color, step-by-step photographs and the accompanying lucid text present the Pilates exercise system in ways that any novice can understand -- and remember. 3. The annotated "Self-Corrections" sidebars focus on common mistakes and provide tips on performing the exercises in tip-top form.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789484000
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
03/30/2002
Edition description:
1 AMER ED
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
112,447
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.49(d)

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Meet the Author

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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