Pilates For Pregnancy provides exercises perfectly designed to exercise the pelvic floor and strengthen the muscles supporting the spine, preparing the pregnant woman for the baby’s birth. It is also highly suitable to use in the months after giving birth to help women regain a flat stomach and the ‘longer, leaner, stronger’ physique Pilates is famed for.
- uses only body weight and gravity so there’s no excessive straining.
- uses gentle, controlled movement so there’s no unnecessary bouncing around.
- excellent postural and breathing advice
- uses techniques that will relax as well as energise, so you’ll feel better at this potentially stressful time.
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Anna Selby has been involved in many forms of dance and exercise, including ballet, Martha Graham technique, yoga and Tai Chi. Her first interest was Pilates and she wrote the first book to include routines from Pilates in 1985. Since then she has written ten more books on health, fitness and exercise, including the best-selling Pilates: Creating the body you want (co-authored with Alan Herdmann) and contributes features regularly to national newspapers and magazines, including The Times, The Sunday Times, Harpers & Queen, and Elle.
Clare Fone MCSP, SRP, Cert Health Ed, qualified from Guy's Hospital, London with distinction in 1984. She worked at the Westminster Hospital in London and then spent 18 months in Toronto where she began specialising in neuro-musculo-skeletal conditions, treating many dancers from the Canadian Royal Ballet. She returned to London, where she studied health education at Westminster College and became interested in prevention of conditions. She joined the Chelsea and Westminster physiotherapy department in 1993 and set up the Westminster Physiotherapy Centre in 1994 where she has brought together 6 chartered physiotherapists, 3 Pilates instructors, 2 yoga teachers and a massage therapist.
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