This form of exercise has been growing in popularity and is taught in most leisure centres. This book allows you to practise the various exercises at home with illustrated step-by-step instructions.
This is a clear introduction to what Pilates is, how it was developed since it was invented by Joseph Pilates in the 1920s, how it works on keeping the body strong and healthy, what to expect in a Pilates class and the equipment used in the gym.
It includes step-by-step instructions to over 20 movements that you can practise at home on a mat with minimal equipment, and outlines the basic principles of Pilates:
- Flowing movement