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Pilates' Return to Life Through Contrology by [Pilates, Joseph, Robbins, Judd]
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Length: 98 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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First published in 1945, Pilates’ Return to Life Through Contrology contains the authorized, legal, edited, and original Library of Congress version of Joseph H. Pilates and William J. Miller first complete fitness writings. It details the exercises, poses, and instructions fundamental to the matwork developed by Joseph and Clara Pilates. Based on his concepts of a balanced body and mind and drawn from the approach espoused by the early Greeks, these are the exercises that currently sustain a worldwide revolution in fitness strategies and exercise techniques. Readers will learn and view the original 34 exercises that Pilates taught to his students, many of whom have become exercise gurus in their own right. These carefully designed exercises are the result of decades of scientific study, experimentation and research into the variety of physical ills that upset the balance of body and mind. In this book, readers will learn the exercises that Joseph Pilates recommended to accompany his basic advice regarding posture, body mechanics, correct breathing, spinal flexibility, and physical education.

About the Author

At the beginning of the First World War, Joseph Pilates was imprisoned in England along with many Germans who happened to be living at the time in and around Lancaster, England. He was a German national who had been boxing and performing in England prior to 1914. While living in the Camp, he taught other residents the series of exercises that he had developed for personal use over the preceding decades both in Germany and in England. His own exercise sets drew strongly from his studies of yoga and Zen, as well as ancient Roman and Greek exercise regimens.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2882 KB
  • Print Length: 98 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0961493798
  • Publisher: Presentation Dynamics Llc (29 August 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B005K1R4JE
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #8,390 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Amazon.com: 4.4 out of 5 stars 131 reviews
Alex Gusmao
5.0 out of 5 starsThe original Contrology
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1.0 out of 5 starsMissing Important Section
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5.0 out of 5 stars"Change happens through movement, and movement heals" (Joseph Pilates)
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5.0 out of 5 starsA great book to start your Pilates Journey
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5.0 out of 5 stars... to use it in our life to achieve our best health!
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