Pilates: Using Small Props for Big Results provides a new Pilates props style. As a certified athletic trainer and physical therapist, Chrissy provides something for everyone with this book. The Pilates exercises described are appropriate for all practice settings or clientele. The props provide variety, while appropriate challenges and modifications are also presented.
The easy-to-follow instructions and photographs make this book an excellent reference. The exercises use small props to enhance and encourage proper movement, connecting the mind and the body. Creating muscle balance through proper movement patterns will make and keep anyone well, whether they are a high-level athlete or recovering from an injury. This book will explore the use of the ring, the spine corrector, the baby arc, and the foam roller as teaching tools in the study of movement.
These tools will be used in the following three ways: