Pilates Method of Body Conditioning: Introduction to the Core Exercises
The Pilates Method of Body Conditioning was cowritten by Romana Kryzanowska. With more than 300 step-by-step photos of 70 exercises, it’s a solid and safe introduction to the core exercises of the program. Most can be performed on an exercise mat, but some require special Pilates equipment, such as resistance springs, which can be ordered from the resources in the back of the book. If you’d rather not make the financial investment in the equipment, you’ll still very much appreciate the dozens of pointers on posture, technique, and breathwork for use during classes.