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Pilates for Pregnancy By Anna Selby

Pilates for Pregnancy
by Anna Selby

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This title provides exercises designed to work the pelvic floor and strengthen the muscles supporting the spine, preparing the pregnant woman for the baby's birth. It should also be suitable for use in the months after giving birth, to help women regain a flat stomach.
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Pilates for Pregnancy: Gentle and Effective Techniques...for Before and After Birth by Anna Selby

This title provides exercises designed to work the pelvic floor and strengthen the muscles supporting the spine, preparing the pregnant woman for the baby's birth. It should also be suitable for use in the months after giving birth, to help women regain a flat stomach and the "longer, leaner, stronger" physique Pilates is famed for. The exercises use only body weight and gravity so there's no excessive straining, and teach gentle, controlled movement, so there's no unnecessary bouncing around. The book gives postural and breathing advice, and uses techniques that should relax as well as energize, thus alleviating any tension at this potentially stressful time.

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About Anna Selby


Anna Selby has been involved in many forms of dance and exercise, including ballet, Martha Graham technique, yoga and Tai Chi. Her first interest was Pilates and she wrote the first book to include routines from Pilates in 1985. Since then she has written ten more books on health, fitness and exercise, including the best-selling Pilates: Creating the body you want (co-authored with Alan Herdmann) and contributes features regularly to national newspapers and magazines, including The Times, The Sunday Times, Harpers & Queen, and Elle. Clare Fone MCSP, SRP, Cert Health Ed, qualified from Guy's Hospital, London with distinction in 1984. She worked at the Westminster Hospital in London and then spent 18 months in Toronto where she began specialising in neuro-musculo-skeletal conditions, treating many dancers from the Canadian Royal Ballet. She returned to London, where she studied health education at Westminster College and became interested in prevention of conditions. She joined the Chelsea and Westminster physiotherapy department in 1993 and set up the Westminster Physiotherapy Centre in 1994 where she has brought together 6 chartered physiotherapists, 3 Pilates instructors, 2 yoga teachers and a massage therapist.

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GOR001082873
Pilates for Pregnancy: Gentle and Effective Techniques...for Before and After Birth by Anna Selby
Anna Selby
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2002-04-15
192
0007133146
9780007133147
N/A
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