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A Pilates' Primer : The Millennium Edition Includes The Complete Works of Joseph Pilates Pilates' Return to Life Through Contrology and Your Health

Pilates, Joseph; Robbins, Judd

Published by Presentation Dynamics, Incline Village, NV, 2000
ISBN 10: 1928564003 / ISBN 13: 9781928564003
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Title: A Pilates' Primer : The Millennium Edition ...

Publisher: Presentation Dynamics, Incline Village, NV

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Pictorial Soft Cover

Book Condition: Good

Edition: Reprint Edition

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"Pilates' Return to Life Through Contrology- Originally Published in 1945 by Joseph H. Pilates and William John Miller. Your Health - Originally Published in 1934 by Joseph H. Pilates. Both books republished, updated, edited, and copyrighted i 1998 by Presentation Dynamics, Inc. Edited, Reformatted and Reprinted in a New Easy-to-Read Millennium Edition." Clean text, pages tightly bound. Stain on the outer page edges. Cover has some wear. Bookseller Inventory # 117814

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Synopsis: Customers interested in this book should look up the revised edition, now titled PILATES EVOLUTION, ( ISBN 978-1-928564-91-1), which includes the entire text of PILATES PRIMER, plus extensive new material. This older combination edition entitled Pilates Primer included both of the published works of Joseph Pilates, as does its Revised Edition, now titled Pilates Evolution. Both the older Primer and the revised edition, Pilates Evolution, contain the only authorized copies of the Library of Congress books originally written by Joseph Pilates in 1934 and 1945.
This Pilates Primer made available in one volume all of Pilates? early Twentieth Century philosophies, principles, and theories about health and fitness, as well as the exercises, poses, and instructions fundamental to his exciting fitness program. You will also learn every single one of his original 34 mat exercises taught to his own students. Living testimony to the validity of his own teachings, Joseph Pilates shares in these writings his fundamental tenets of posture, body mechanics, correct breathing, spinal flexibility, physical education, and his law of natural exercises.

From the Back Cover: This Millenium Edition includes the only two published works of Joseph Pilates. Newly copyrighted, edited and revised, this book makes available in one volume all of his early Twentieth Century philosophies, principles, and theories about health and fitness, as well as the exercises, poses, and instructions fundamental to his exciting fitness program. He bases his work on the concept of a balanced Body and Mind and on the approach espoused by the early Greeks.

Joseph Pilates has been nothing short of revolutionary in his impact on the world of fitness and exercise. You will learn in this book his observations and conclusions about people's approach to physical fitness. He describes the results of decades of scientific study, experimentation and research into the variety of troubles and ills that upset the balance of body and mind. You will also learn every single one of his original 34 mat exercises taught to his own students.

Living testimony to the validity of his own teachings, Joseph Pilates shares in these writings his fundamental tenets of posture, body mechanics, correct breathing, spinal flexibility, physical education, and his law of natural exercises. It is a fascinating look into Pilates' original thinking and represents the foundation of an entire discipline embraced by fitness enthusiasts, health educators, and exercise trainers around the world.

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