This is the bestselling guide on Pilates is now updated, expanded and better than ever. In this second edition, world-renowned Pilates expert Rael Isacowitz reveals the repertoire he has used to train multiple Olympians as well as an elite group of professional instructors who work with celebrities and athletes around the world. The complete programme includes a purposeful grouping of exercises into blocks that work all regions of the body and progress from the fundamental level through the intermediate and advanced levels to challenge you at all stages of Pilates development. With more than 200 exercises and over 50 variations, Pilates is the most comprehensive guide available on the subject. As a contemporary approach to the work of Joseph Pilates, this is the one needed to improve balance, concentration, coordination, posture, muscle tone, core strength and flexibility.