A full color exercise workbook that uses Pilates exercises to prepare the body for successful natural birthing. This book is written by a Pilates Master teacher and certified doula and offers information on the exercises that are both safe and beneficial for birth preparation. Included are sections on the anatomy and physiology of pregnancy as well as tips on breathing and relaxation as tools for labor and delivery. Carolyne Anthony has inspired many instructors around the world with her vision of educating women about the benefits of birthing naturally. She has done this through the medium she understands the best- exercise. Her experience as a Pilates instructor and professional dancer coupled with her training as a birth doula have made this a must read book for both pilates teachers and pregnant women.
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Carolyne Anthony began her professional career in 1982 as a dancer in London. She obtained her teaching degree in England, is a member of The Royal Academy of Dancing, and an Associate of The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing. It was while in England that she was first introduced to Pilates by Alan Herdman. After moving to the United States with her husband, Carolyne joined the faculty of the Hartford Conservatory of Music and Dance in Hartford Connecticut while at the same time her interest in the exercise world continued to grow. She became certified as a group exercise leader (AFAA) and aquatics instructor (AEA). She is also certified by both Polestar and Physicalmind as a Pilates instructor as well as Yamuna Body Rolling. Carolyne is currently on the faculty of Balanced Body University. While pregnant with their first child in 1988, Carolyne began researching into exercise programs that would be safe and specific to her pre-natal needs. She subsequently enrolled with Sylvia Klein Olkin and became a certified Master teacher in Olkin s Positive Pregnancy and Post-Partum Fitness program. Carolyne s interest in the fitness and the needs of pregnant women continued to grow. She added Teacher Training Certification to her repertoire and became a certified birth doula. Her expertise in the field is recognized internationally. Carolyne has successfully certified teachers in the USA, Canada, Europe, Malaysia, Australia, Japan, and China. She has authored several books on pregnancy fitness and numerous articles appearing in publications across the globe.
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Descrizione libro The Center for Women's Fitness, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P110977268799