Pilates Reference Books
For those of you with an
iPad or iPhone there is an excellent App called "my guru
Pilates" . It shows all our exercises, at various
levels, in picture form, and it's free to download.
here to view in the Apple App store.
Body Control Pilates
The instructors we use
have been trained in Body Control Pilates. Follow this
link to the Body Control Pilates website.
members of the IBM Pilates class have asked for book/DVD
references, to enable self-practice and maintain a level
of core strength and flexibility. The exercises are
more beneficial when carried out on a regular basis,
e.g. 20 mins alternate days, and/or just before/after:
gardening, hauling luggage, decorating, cycling.
There are many
books on the market re. Pilates, but the Body Control
Pilates website provides a comprehensive list, and is
developed from sound knowledge - both Hannah and I have
trained with BCPA so the exercises should be fairly
Isacavitz, K. Clippinger,
Pilates The Way
Forward, L. Robinson, G. Thomson
Pilates, (DVD/Book) L.
Robinson (Body Control Pilates)
The Body Control
Pilates Back Book, Robinson et al
Mind-Body Workout with Pilates and The Alexander
Weekly Workout, (DVD)