AllSpirit Fitness - Fit Body, Fit Spirit
HOME
FAQs
ABOUT US
CONTACT
DIRECTORY
AllSpirit Fitness Boutique - Click Here!
Google

Feature Articles

Q & As

Video & DVD Reviews

Book Reviews

Great Stuff

Healthy Recipes

Gardening Articles

Shop for Body & Soul

Donate!

Our Awards

Resources

Protect Endangered Species at EcologyFund.com

Want your site here?
Click to find out how!

Romana's Pilates: Powerhouse Mat Workout
(Natural Journeys)
2003

What is it?
Part Pilates documentary, part instructional and part Pilates workout. Its focal point is master Pilates instructor Romana Kryzanowska, who inherited the studio and legacy of Joseph Pilates.
Who is it for?
Anyone who wants to have a better of understanding of Pilates, the way it was meant to be practiced. To do the actual workout with any amount of accuracy, however, you will need to already be familiar with Pilates and practicing it regularly.
What to expect:
There is no doubt that Romana Kryzanowska is the world's premier Pilates expert. At the age of 80-plus, she still practices and teaches the style of Pilates she learned from its originator and namesake, Joseph H. Pilates. While acknowledging that Pilates is best learned in person from an experienced and certified teacher, Romana has put together a series of at-home workouts meant to inspire and educate. The Powerhouse Mat Workout begins with a 15-minute documentary that shows archival footage of Joseph Pilates himself, and Romana as a young woman learning from the master - here they are, many decades ago in another century altogether, performing those familiar moves! Next up is a 20-minute instructional section in which Romana goes over a series of Pilates moves with a student. Some of them, such as the Hundred and the Teaser, are well known to most Pilates enthusiasts; a couple - the Snake and the fourth Teaser variation - are not as commonly practiced. This section is really the meat of the video, where you get the most value. The final segment is a 14-minute workout in which you practice all these moves along with the student. This is an incredibly fast-paced session and, if done with anything close to good form, it will leave you breathless and exhilarated. What many people don't realize is that Joseph Pilates meant his exercises to be performed precisely, but also very quickly and in a flowing manner. Those who are used to a slower form of Pilates will probably be a little stunned the first time they try this short workout, but if they persist they will discover a new dimension to their work.

To Order Romana's Pilates: Powerhouse Mat Workout on DVD
To Order Romana's Pilates: Powerhouse Mat Workout on Video
To order Romana's Pilates 4-Volume Gift set on DVD or on video.

You may also be interested in checking out these other DVDs:

Video Review Index

The Latest Articles from All Spirit Fitness:

Self Improvement:

Yoga & Pilates Videos
featuring Gaiam's many mind-body experts!

Coupons!
Find savings from our Healthy Lifestyle Merchants!

Complete Diet Program:
Try the proven diet that has helped 100,000's lose weight. Free Profile.

You Deserve to Reach Your Peak Potential!
Live in abundance! New Dates!



More favorites:

MatsMatsMats.com
Yoga & Exercise Mats, Meditation Products & More!

Online Fitness Program:
TV's toughest fitness guru wants you to lose weight with a free plan.

Subscribe
To health, fitness and lifestyle magazines at deep discounts!

What's in a name?
Find out with a free Numerology Potrait from Astrology.com!

Diet.com
Your nutrition and health solution


Philippe Halsman - Marilyn Monroe with Weights
Marilyn Monroe with Weights
Visit our Allposters.com Poster Store!
[ Home || About Us || Contact Us || FAQs || Site Directory ]
[ Terms of Use || Privacy Policy ]
All content and images copyright ©2017 Janiss Garza and her licensors. All rights reserved.
Logo by mibdesigns.
All material published on the AllSpiritFitness.com website is meant for informational or educational purposes only. Consult your primary care provider for medical advice.
All Spirit Fitness, PO Box 411461, Los Angeles, CA 90041