Pilates − A Teachers’ Manual

Exercises with Mats and Equipment for Prevention and Rehabilitation

Authors: Geweniger, Verena, Bohlander, Alexander

  • The first English-language specialist book on the Pilates method in prevention (“Pilates Studio”) and physiotherapy (“Pilates for Rehabilitation”)   
  • Detailed instructions for mat and equipment training  
  • 50 essential mat exercises, clearly illustrated in over 400 color photographs  
  • Pilates in rehabilitation: with numerous concrete treatment examples   
  • With a total of over 780 color illustrations
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About this book

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 authors

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.     

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Table of contents (12 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $44.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-642-38114-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $59.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-38113-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Online orders shipping within 2-3 days.
Softcover $59.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-662-50746-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Rent the ebook  
  • Rental duration: 1 or 6 month
  • low-cost access
  • online reader with highlighting and note-making option
  • can be used across all devices
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Pilates − A Teachers’ Manual
Book Subtitle
Exercises with Mats and Equipment for Prevention and Rehabilitation
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-38114-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-38114-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-38113-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-50746-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 310
Number of Illustrations and Tables
327 b/w illustrations, 454 illustrations in colour
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