The Pilates Body has 0 ratings and 0 reviews. The Pilates method of body conditioning is a unique system of stretching and strengthening. Pilates Informationista Brooke Siler in her Inside the Pilates Studio copy of Brooke’s first book, The Pilates Body: The Ultimate At-Home Guide. This Pilates journey has been written by the well-known and hugely loved Brooke Siler – a Pilates author, instructor and owner of the re:AB Pilates stu lithe Pilates body down the street to the hardware store wearing my.

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This book has a very good introduction to Pilates, with the basic rules and principles which is something that I always find as a good way to start a book on Pilates because people are not generally very familiar with the basic principles and the ones who are are usually glad to be reminded of them or simply appreciate it being mentioned because it is the core of everything people will learn later on. If you want THE book on Pilates, this is it.

Aug 27, Erin Hopkins Weber rated it liked it. Explore the Home Gift Guide. I followed that program for about a month and I immediately noticed the difference in my breathing and posture, even when I’m not exercising. At the Gym, on the Mat, and on the Move. I would also recommend Hatha Yoga Illustrated available through Amazon as well.

So best used by silr with basic fitness knowledge. Add both to Cart. Now I slowly add more and more bofy as I make progress.

Books by Brooke Siler. What exercise is your least favorite? Originally developed by Joseph H. Found it and just reviewing. A no-nonsense book that achieves its intent: Pilates to help strengthen and condition muscles, Pilates is the ultimate mind-body exercise for anyone who wants to tone, streamline, and realign their body without the bulked-up results of more conventional workout methods.


As a tear pilated frustration rolled down my cheek, during that Open Leg Rocker I could barely manage, I knew I needed to know everything about this Pilates and to understand it from the inside out. This exercise program does not require you to buy any equipment or spend excessive amounts of time forcing your body through painful and monotonous repetitions. Siler’s introduction is educational and genuinely warm and each exercise gets two pages dedicated to it with helpful visualizations, beginner and advanced modifications, and useful tips.

I still return to it constantly to refresh my personal practice and further understand siiler deep and powerful work. The Pilates Body Kit: The book itself is visually appealing, there are extremely detailed explanations of every move, the history of the method and its intentions, plus there’s bbrooke to make personal notes on your progress or your brolke.

The Pilates Body

Pilates to help strengthen and condition muscles, Pilates is the ultimate mind-body exercise for anyone who wants to tone, streamline, and realign their body without the bulked-up results of more conventional workout pioates.

And there are several different workout progressions from beginning levels — as in you’ve never done it before and don’t really have any abdominal strength yet — to experienced.

Marion Youngblood is currently reading it Apr 20, Description Pilates is silsr fastest-growing trend in fitness today, with millions enjoying its muscle strengthening and body toning benefits. First read it a long time back.

The Journey from “Gym Junkie” to the World-Known Pilates Author and Instructor by Brooke Siler

To ask other readers questions about The Pilates Bodyplease sign up. Margaret Warren is currently reading it Apr 21, I prefer doing Pilates at home in any case as I can go at my own speed and chose what I think will be best. AB–provides a complete, easy-to follow program of Pilates exercises that can be done anywhere, anytime, and without machines.

It also lacks more beginner exercises or ideas of how to adjust the exercises for beginner level. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. For instance, the Double Straight Leg Stretch on pageimagine yourself on the ground on your back, hands behind your head, extend your legs straight to the ceiling, squeeze your inner thighs till no light passes through, anchor your center firmly to the mat and lift your head onto your chest, squeeze your buttocks, for stability in your lower back, and lower your straight legs down toward the mat as you inhale, do not touch your feet to the floor.


Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. See all reviews. Just the one routine, with 34 distinct exercises ranging from Beginner to Advanced level. Rather good for illustrating the form needed in Pilates. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Besides being a terrific price on Amazon, I rec’d this quickly on Amazon and in excellent, like new condition. No trivia or quizzes yet. Nov 15, Amy Bailey rated it really liked it.

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The Pilates Body by Brooke Siler

Also, it’s really fun! Pages with related products. Only 4 stars because I am saving the 5th for a book that takes pilates to the next level of body-mind centering. I used this book to introduce me to Pilates and I loved how detailed and well explained the instructions are.