Pilates

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Pi·la·tes

 (pĭ-lä′tēz)
n.
A system of exercises that promote the strengthening of the body, often using specialized equipment.

[After Joseph Hubertus Pilates (1880-1967), German-born American physical fitness instructor who developed the system.]

Pilates

(pɪˈlɑːtiːz)
n
a system of gentle exercise performed lying down that stretches and lengthens the muscles, designed to improve posture, flexibility, etc
[C20: named after Joseph Pilates (1880–1967), its German inventor]

Pi•la•tes

(pɪˈlɑ tiz)
Trademark. a system of physical conditioning involving low-impact exercises and stretches, performed on specialized equipment.
Also called Pila′tes meth`od.
Translations

Pilates

[pɪˈlɑːtiːz] nPilates m

Pilates

n (= fitness programme)Pilates nt
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It also said he is president of the board of directors of the Pilates Method Alliance, the professional association and certifying agency for Pilates teachers.
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It helps prepare students for the Pilates Method Alliance certification exam.
Pilates method in personal autonomy, static balance and quality of life of elderly females.
Andrea holds various credentials including: Pilates Method Alliance member, America Council on Exercise Certified Group Fitness Instructor, Member of IDEA Health & Fitness Association and Classical Pilates instructor.
8220;From a distance, Reformer Pilates can seem daunting,” said Brigid DiPaolo, Pilates Method Alliance Certified and LifeCenter Plus Pilates instructor.
The Body Control Pilates Method is famous for its effective teaching so whether you are new to Pilates or already an ardent fan, you will find these exercises the perfect addition to your normal routines.
The Pilates method seeks to develop controlled movement from a strong core and it does this using a range of apparatuses to guide and train the body Joseph Pilates's idea for the Reformer machine originated from his time working as a hospital orderly.
We work closely with all of our Licensed Training Centers and education partners worldwide to bring the STOTT PILATES method to people of all ages and fitness abilities.
Clinical Pilates is described as exercise based on the Pilates method adapted for rehabilitation purposes (La Touche et al 2008).
I believe by working with instructors here in Dubai and across the world, I can provide quality instructor training in the fitness industry, disseminating the dance industry's best kept secret - the pilates method of exercise.