Pilates’ Return to Life Through Contrology has ratings and 19 reviews. The Badger said: If your instructor isn’t classically trained (which takes up. Return to life through contrology, by Joseph H. Pilates and – Full View | HathiTrust Digital Library | HathiTrust Digital Library. Skip to page content; Skip to text. First published in , Pilates Return to Life Through Contrology contains the authorised, legal, edited, and original Library of Congress.

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He touches on improved blood circulation and talks about brushing with a stiff brush in the shower, what we refer to today as dry brushing or lymph node brushing. A great book to start your Pilates Journey. Enlightening as to the master behind the method.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The complete 34 floor not mat exercises that composes the Contrology method the original name given it.

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Pilates’ Return to Life Through Contrology by Joseph H. Pilates

He has been nothing short of revolutionary in his impact on the world of fitness and exercise. Please try again later. Throough put together an effective resource in this book which describes his philosophy towards fitness connected with a persons liveliness and health, and explains how this program invigorates the user. I think this book should be standard issue to anyone undertaking Pilates training.


Share your thoughts with other customers. Ships from and sold by Amazon. The practice is actually called Contrology, but so many people just called it Pilates after Joethat when his estate tried to get the name copyrighted, a very naive judge threw the case out of court, saying the name “Pilates” was as well known as “yoga” rhrough therefore could not be copyrighted.

Lesliealexis rated it liked it Jan 20, A very easy, short book but interesting for one who has done pilates exercises before, and for those new to these easy, yet controlgy effective exercises. Pasquale rated it it was ok Nov 02, Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

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These carefully designed exercises constitute the results of decades of scientific study and research into the variety of physical ills that upset the balance of body and mind. I will rather master these exercises before continuing towards what pilates has become today.

Definitely a pioneer of his time. Very interesting and informative.

Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? Balance is another key concept in his work—balanced muscles, balanced body, balanced mind—and was essential to bring to life your otherwise dormant muscles retun optimal balance, health, and better brain functioning. While oftentimes a bit wordy in trying to get his point across, the writing was still typical of it’s time, whereas today we focus on employing as few words as possible to get our point across.

Product details Format Paperback 96 pages Dimensions x x Customers who bought this item also bought. Kaye-Marie rated it really liked it Aug 08, Refresh and try again. Showing of reviews. Thanks for telling us about the problem. During more than half of that time, he has specialized in teaching and enhancing the fundamental guidance and instruction of Joseph Pilates. Those of us who went through the Pilates Studio training spent up to 2 years of study, auditions, and internship just to get our original certifications.


Books by Joseph H. From then on, Stott, Winsor, and other “Pilates” companies popped up, adding exercises that had nothing to do with Contrology. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. May 22, Alison rated it it was amazing. Yet an excellent resource. Johnson rated it liked it. Paperback93 pages. All I can say is that Joseph Pilates was ahead of his time, in my opinion.

Feb 11, Cassie Walker rated it it was amazing. Jun 30, Patty Vela rated it it was amazing Shelves: In this tiny book he talks about the schism between society and physical fitness and introduces some of his basic Mat repetoire.

Pilates’ Return to Life Through Contrology

Awesome exercise sequencies performed by Joseph Pilates himself at the age of 60!!! Published December 31st by Presentation Dynamics pilafes published It certainly appears that Joseph focused more on men in his original design.

If you enjoy Pilates and want to go a little deeper this book is for you. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.