Exercise and fitness professionals will find Pilates Mat Training an outstanding resource, providing information about Pilates techniques, class programming and instruction.
Pilates Mat Training by Shirley Archer, J.D., M.A. explains the proper technique for 30 different exercises, along with the benefits and risks associated with each. Modifications are provided for various special populations, and sample workouts are included to help fitness professionals create balanced, safe routines.
How modern exercise science has enhanced this traditional form of exercise is also discussed. This book, which also offers guidelines on how to effectively lead a Pilates mat workout, will remain a valuable resource throughout your career in the fitness industry.