Over one hundred pages of exercises are contained in this comprehensive manual designed specifically for Pilates instructors to enhance their teachings. Joseph Pilates original 34 exercises are contained in the manual along with a whole host of others. The manual is split into sections as follows: Stretches, abdominal exercises, upper body exercises, back exercises, leg and butt exercises to make it easy for you to access when devising lesson plans and programmes. Also included are exercises to improve scapula stability.
Beginners, intermediate and advanced options are shown where appropriate in the form of adaptations and progressions. Each exercise is broken down as follows; Aim, starting position, action, target muscles, watchpoints and contra-indications along with suitable modifications. Step by step photographic sequences make it easy to follow. The manual is spiral bound to make it easily accessible when teaching.