Monday, April 20, 2015

Pilates and Your workout

Pilates has been around for a while.  It is not as exotic sounding as Zumba, but it is more than just a set of exercises.  This website has lots of mini sites that tell you about different kinds of pilates exercises. Pick a few and try them out at home and if turns out for you, then go to a Pilates studio and work on!

This site tells us the history of Pilates

Who started the Pilates exercise program?
What was the main focus?
What country was the founder from?
Why did he move to the United States?
What sport did he most like to work with?
What equipment does Pilates use?
To tone up the legs?
Gain better balance?
What are the benefits of Pilates?
What type of equipment does Pilates use?
What does the Reform machine do?
What part of the body does this machine exercise?
How do you use the rings?
What part of the body does this stregthen
How long is a Pilates session?
Does the gym need a special license?
How long does it take to become a Pilates instructor?
How many people can be in a Pilates group?
Do you put on any music?
What type of music?
How do you know if you are getting better at doing Pilates?
Which is more difficult?  on a machine or without a machine?
Can a person do Pilates at home?
What preparation should a person do it they want to start doing Pilates?

Lesson Plan by Rachael Alice Orbach - Professional English Teacher

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