Standing Pilates: Strengthen and Tone Your Body Wherever You Are

Standing Pilates: Strengthen and Tone Your Body Wherever You Are

by Joan Breibart
     
 

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How to perform all of the classic Pilates postures just about anywhere. Joseph Pilates's revolutionary methods for strengthening, toning, and even lengthening the body using modified yoga postures have become hugely popular all around the world. Now, celebrated Pilates expert Joan Breibart shows readers step by step how to perform Pilates's classic postures while

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How to perform all of the classic Pilates postures just about anywhere. Joseph Pilates's revolutionary methods for strengthening, toning, and even lengthening the body using modified yoga postures have become hugely popular all around the world. Now, celebrated Pilates expert Joan Breibart shows readers step by step how to perform Pilates's classic postures while standing or sitting down. Breibart has transformed the classics Pilates floor exercises into a new workout that frees readers to perform Pilates postures in places where they don't have the room, floor space, mats, or special equipment needed for conventional Pilates exercises. Fully illustrated throughout with black-and-white photos, Standing Pilates show readers how to use their own body weight to get faster and more lasting results. Joan Breibart (New York, NY) is one of the original leaders of the Pilates movement; in 1991, she founded the Institute for the Pilates Methods, now called Pilates Physicalmind Institute, the first membership organization for Pilates professionals. Her training programs are used worldwide to certify professionals.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471566557
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
09/17/2004
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
837,282
Product dimensions:
7.58(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.57(d)

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Meet the Author

JOAN BREIBART, in 1991, founded the Institute for the Pilates Method, the first membership and certification organization for Pilates professionals. The institute produced the first Pilates video, Working Out the Pilates Way. Her training programs are used worldwide to certify Pilates professionals, and Breibart's organization, the PhysicalMind Institute, is now training hundreds of instructors in Standing Pilates. She regularly writes on all aspects of the Pilates movement, helping to guide its future, which she believes is just beginning.

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