Pilates

Pilates

by Rael Isacowitz
     
 

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Strengthen, lengthen, and sculpt your muscles with a full range of Pilates exercises. Pilates presents an in-depth treatment of both basic mat work and a full range of Pilates apparatus, including photo illustrations and detailed breathing instruction to help you perform the movements correctly and customize them for all levels of development.

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Strengthen, lengthen, and sculpt your muscles with a full range of Pilates exercises. Pilates presents an in-depth treatment of both basic mat work and a full range of Pilates apparatus, including photo illustrations and detailed breathing instruction to help you perform the movements correctly and customize them for all levels of development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736056236
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
08/11/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.83(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Meet the Author

Rael Isacowitz, MA, is the founder of Body Arts and Science International (BASI), an international organization devoted to Pilates education. Recognized as a contemporary approach to the works of Joseph Pilates, this teacher-training program is active in more than 12 countries around the globe. As a leading expert in the Pilates method, Isacowitz has close to 30 years of experience practicing and lecturing in universities, clinics, and studios worldwide. With a rich background as a dancer, athlete, yogi, and Pilates practitioner, Isacowitz brings to his teaching unparalleled expertise combined with a passion for his work.

In collaboration with Balanced Body, the largest Pilates equipment manufacturer in the world, Isacowitz designed the concept for a new line of Pilates apparatus and has been featured in numerous publications in several languages all over the world. He served on the board of the Pilates Method Alliance and has been a driving force in several initiatives advocating educational standards in the Pilates community. He continues to support this organization and others in various countries, striving to set industry guidelines and maintain the integrity of Pilates.

Isacowitz received his teaching credentials (DipPE) and bachelor of education degree in Israel at the prestigious Wingate Institute of Physical Education, where he was later invited to join the faculty. Isacowitz went on to complete his master of arts degree in dance at the University of Surrey, England.

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