Discover the genius of Joseph Pilates.
This 2-DVD video set is a guide to the Intermediate and Advanced Mat exercises of the Traditional Pilates Method of body conditioning. Learn to physically perform these exercises and instruct clients on how to perform them with clear and detailed step-by-step directions. Once mastered, click on the Continuous Flow chapter button for each level and perform the full workout with proper flow and transitioning from one exercise to the next! As a bonus, modifications are given for both levels and there is a separate chapter on Pilates Terminology!
Master the physical and mental principles and philosophy of the Traditional Pilates Mat Program with Second-Generation Pilates Instructor, Simona Cipriani, as she explains each and every exercise with clarity and precision.
DVD 1: Twenty-two Intermediate Mat exercises are demonstrated and explained, with modifications offered in a separate chapter. And for your workout practice, once you are comfortable with each of the exercises, a Continuous Flow chapter is presented so that you can perform the workout in real time.
DVD 2: Fifty-one Advanced Mat exercises are demonstrated and explained, with modifications offered in a separate chapter. And once you have mastered each of these exercises individually, the Continuous Flow chapter is presented so that you can perform the full workout seamlessly and athletically with proper transitioning from each exercise to the next.
This 2-DVD set is meant for: – anyone who is looking to deepen their understanding of the Traditional Pilates sequence – anyone with experience in Pilates but seeks a stronger foundation in the fundamentals of the Pilates Method as Joseph H. Pilates taught them – any Pilates instructor who desires the knowledge to describe and explain in detail Pilates exercises to their clients
Running time DVD1 49 min; DVD2 1h. 35 min.
About the Author
Simona Cipriani is a Teacher/Trainer with the USPA, and a Certified Instructor of the Authentic Pilates Method for more than 18 years. Ms. Cipriani studied extensively with Romana Kryzanowska at Drago’s Gym in New York City, where she taught by Romana’s side for many years. A former dancer for more than thirty-five years, Ms. Cipriani started performing professionally at the age of fourteen in Italy, and continued to dance throughout Europe and the United States. Ms. Cipriani has worked with many dancers, athletes and movie actors such as Glenn Close, and others in the Westchester and Connecticut area for the past 18 years.
She is a licensed massage therapist in Connecticut and New York State. Ms. Cipriani was a member of the massage therapy team at the Olympics in the Athens Summer Games in 2004, and the Torino Winter Games in 2006. Ms. Cipriani has been a Feldenkrais practitioner since 2009. She is also aligned with other Authentic/Classical and traditional Pilates studio and certification programs.