Pilates Perfect

Pilates Perfect
The Complete Guide to Pilates Exercise at Home

Written by Dianne Daniels, MA, Photographed by Peter Field Peck

Category: Health & Fitness - Yoga
Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: August 21, 2003
ISBN: 978-1-57826-147-5 (1-57826-147-3)

Improve your posture, increase your flexibility, flatten your abs, and boost your energy with Pilates Perfect--The complete guide to Pilates exercise at home.

Fitness professional and Pilates instructor Dianne Daniels has combined two cutting-edge exercise methods, Pilates and Feldenkrais, to create a revolutionary workout program that produces real results for people of all fitness levels--from Pilates veterans to those who thought they'd never be able to do a Pilates routine--in just three workouts a week.

With Pilates Perfect you will:

  • Develop a stronger core
  • Increase your energy levelsBuild longer, leaner muscles
  • Stand taller with better posture
  • Improve your flexibility

Pilates Perfect is for everyone! These exercises that can be done at home--with little or no need to purchase equipment. With its "Power It Up" or "Power It Down" options, every exercise can be customized to your current fitness level. Everyone from beginners to serious exercisers will find a workout that's just right.


Dianne Daniels, MA,holds a Master of Science degree from Columbia University and an undergraduate degree from Cornell University. A former health educator with the New York City Department for Aging, she has developed exercise programs for individuals of all ages. A Feldendkrais practitioner, Pilates instructor, Yoga teacher and personal trainer, Ms. Daniels has taught academic and practical courses for fitness professionals since 1992. She is the author of the highly praised Exercises for Osteoporosis.