Anne Robinson, Karen Saxby
The Pilates Bible is the most authoritative and comprehensive book on Pilates matwork ever written and demonstrates why this hugely popular exercise has gone from cult status to an essential part of our modern lifestyle. Drawing on the latest medical research, the authors have updated old favourites as well as introduced many new. All can be performed with little or no equipment and The Pilates Bible allows you to progress safely at your own pace through Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced. There are also special sections on Pilates for new mothers and children, people with problems such as osteoarthritis, back pain and knee injuries, as well as Pilates at the gym and the workplace, and for the performing arts and sport. This is truly the one-stop guide for Pilates novices as well as those hoping to consolidate what they already know.
Lynne Robinson is the founder of Body Control Pilates, which has become one of the world's most respected Pilates organisatons with close to 1,500 teachers in 40 countries. She has written several best-selling books, among them Pilates for Weight Loss and The Pilates Bible, and presented numerous DVDs. Her influence was recognised by The Times, who called her 'The Queen of Pilates' and by the London Evening Standard who listed her as one of 'London's 300 Most Influential People'. Lynne was a member of the Working Group that developed the content of the national standard for Pilates mat work in the UK.