This video is a guide to the basic and preliminary exercises of the traditional Pilates Method of body conditioning. This two-DVD set is for people who have never taken Pilates before, are rehabilitating after an injury or pathology, senior citizens, and anyone who does not have access to a Pilates Studio.
Pre-Pilates is an excellent wellness program for anyone who needs guidance and motivation beginning an exercise program or anyone who wants an alternative to a gym setting.
This DVD is also an excellent way for Pilates Instructors to be able to describe and explain in detail Pilates exercises for clients who need extra guidance.
Running time: 2 hour and 24 mins
About the Author
Simona Cipriani is a Teacher/Trainer with the USPA, and a Certified Instructor of the Authentic Pilates Method for more than 18 years. Ms. Cipriani studied extensively with Romana Kryzanowska at Drago's Gym in New York City, where she taught by Romana's side for many years. A former dancer for more than thirty-five years, Ms. Cipriani started performing professionally at the age of fourteen in Italy, and continued to dance throughout Europe and the United States. Cipriani has worked with many dancers, athletes and movie actors such as Glenn Close, and others in the Westchester and Connecticut area for the past 18 years.
She is a licensed massage therapist in Connecticut and New York State. Ms. Cipriani was a member of the massage therapy team at the Olympics in the Athens Summer Games in 2004, and the Torino Winter Games in 2006. Cipriani has been a Feldenkrais practitioner since 2009. She is also aligned with other Authentic/Classical and traditional Pilates studio and certification programs.