The Pilates book for professionals: Background information and extensive practical knowledge on using the Pilates approach in prevention and therapy. The foundations include, among others, the Pilates Principles (Breathing, Centering, Flow, Precision, Concentration, Control and Coordination). The extensive praxis part presents all techniques and exercises (mat and equipment training) with detailed photos of movement sequences and with precise instructions and explanations of each exercise. Class plans provide concrete suggestions for the design of course units with prevention orientation and patient examples illustrate treatment procedures and therapeutic effects of the Pilates approach for different symptoms. - A must-have for all Pilates professionals: teachers, trainers, physiotherapists.
About the Author
Verena Geweniger (Darmstadt, Germany): Sports educator and Pilates trainer with various international certifications, since 2006 President of the German Pilates Association (Deutscher Pilates-Verband) Alexander Bohlander (Cologne, Germany): Managing Director of POLESTAR Europe (European educational institute for Pilates trainers), physiotherapist, alternative medical practitioner and Pilates Master Trainer. Since 1995 he has operated a practice for holistic physiotherapy and osteopathy with an integrated Pilates studio.