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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? First published in , this new printing of the first major publication by Joseph H. Pilates and William J. Miller details the exercises, poses, and instructions fundamental to the matwork developed by Joseph and Clara Pilates. Based on his concepts of a balanced body and mind and drawn from the approach espoused by the early Greeks, these are the exercises that currently sustain a worldwide revolution in fitness strategies and exercise techniques.

Readers will learn the original 34 exercises that Pilates taught to his students, many of whom have become exercise gurus in their own right. These carefully designed exercises are the result of decades of scientific study, experimentation and research into the variety of physical ills that upset the balance of body and mind. In this book, readers will learn the exercises that Joseph Pilates recommended to accompany the basic advice regarding posture, body mechanics, correct breathing, spinal flexibility, and physical education.

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Ships from and sold by Amazon US. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Previous page. Joseph Hubertus. Pilates Anatomy.

The Pilates Body. The Complete Guide to Joseph H. Next page. He was a German national who had been boxing and performing in England prior to While living in the Camp, he taught other residents the series of exercises that he had developed for personal use over the preceding decades both in Germany and in England.

His own exercise sets drew strongly from his studies of yoga and Zen, as well as ancient Roman and Greek exercise regimens.

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Review this product Share your thoughts with other customers. Write a customer review. Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon. Verified Purchase. The complete 34 floor not mat exercises that composes the Contrology method the original name given it. Awesome exercise sequencies performed by Joseph Pilates himself at the age of 60!!! This book makes clear that Contrology was much more a therapeutical method than a "fitness program", since the prescription for most exercise never exceed 6 repetitions some of them are only 3 reps exerecises.

A must have for Pilates enthusiastics. A great book to start your Pilates Journey. View the method how it was intended through the original words of Joseph Pilates. All instructors must read this book prior to training.

Great for seasoned students too. A must-have for Pilates instructor and anyone who is really interested in knowing more about Joseph's philosophy regarding exercise, mind-body connection and a healthy lifestyle. Thank you! I needed this book for my Pilates teacher training.

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