Learn How To Use, Master And Teach The Mat Exercises.
Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Reformer Exercises To Develop Good Alignment, Core Strength, And Flexibility.
Every Single Exercise From The Classical Pilates Syllabus For The Mat Is Named, Explained And Taught.
Perfect For The:
Key Principles, Movement Study, Execution, And Cueing Covered.
Also Suitable For Physical Therapists, Chiropractors And Osteopaths.
Centering, Control, Flow, Breath, Precision, and Concentration.
Learn How To Tailor Exercises In The Reformer Syllabus To:
Run Time: 3+ Hours. Format: DVD, Region 0 - Plays Worldwide.
Every Single Exercise From The Classical Pilates Syllabus For The Reformer Is Named, Explained And Taught In The Master Trainer Series.
Over 3 hours of exceptional educational content of the entire repertoire of Reformer exercises for the Pilates devotee, teacher-in-training or Pilates Professional. This program is also suitable for trainers, physical therapists, chiropractors and osteopaths.
Perhaps the most renowned of all Pilates equipment, the Reformer and its sophisticated system of springs, straps and pulleys feature more than 100 exercises that can be performed on this surprisingly versatile apparatus. Learn the complete syllabus of Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced exercises on the Pilates reformer, the amazingly elegant machine that provides finely tuned exercise resistance allowing one to work very precisely to develop good alignment, core strength, and flexibility.
While you are learning Jennifer's unique approach to mastering the physical aspects of working with the Reformer, you will also be shown how to refine the communication skills necessary to inspire and teach Pilates on the Reformer effectively, and develop your teaching skills so that you will become the kind of instructor that will help people feel confident and empowered.
Learn strategic techniques that will empower you to assist people requiring rehabilitation of various injuries, how to treat scoliosis and how to safely design pre and post-natal conditioning programs, and gain the knowledge that enables you to work with people of all ages and different fitness levels.
The Pilates Reformer helps one establish torso stability and postural alignment while working peripheral limbs in a range of motion. The adjustable springs allow for progressive resistance, which helps to lengthen and strengthen the muscles rather than building bulk. It makes for an effective, no-impact stretching and toning workout that is friendly to the joints.
About Jennifer Kries
Dancer, choreographer, yoga devotee, author and Pilates master teacher, Jennifer Kries is an unparalleled innovator in the realm of alternative health and fitness. First to bring Pilates to the masses, her award-winning videos and DVDs, The Method Series, Jennifer Kries’s Pilates Method and Fox/Fit TV’s, The Method Show, revolutionized the fitness community, paving the way for the current wave of enthusiasm for Pilates mind-body exercise.
Jennifer's mind-body arts and fitness background is as rich and diverse as the life force flow that forms the foundation of her new series. Jennifer has enjoyed the benefits of Pilates for most of her life. She first discovered its timeless principles at age 13 in a mat class at New York’s School of American Ballet given by Pilates disciple, Eve Gentry.
She went on to study with three of Joseph Pilates original disciples throughout her professional dance career, starting with Eve Gentry, moving on to Romana Kryzanowska and then Ron Fletcher. With her background as professional dancer and yoga devotee, she brings a dynamic and progressive, yet traditional perspective to her Pilates teaching. Her work transforms bodies and minds in keeping with the passionate spirit that led Joseph Pilates to create his system. She holds a certification through the original Pilates Studio under the guidance of Romana Kryzanowska and is one of a privileged few 2nd generation Pilates Master Teachers in the country. She has practiced yoga since 1988 and has been teaching and inspiring thousands with her unique approach to yoga since 1995.
Through her inspiring work, she helps people transform far more than their bodies, enabling them to tap into a reserve of power never before experienced. Her attention to detail, superb teaching style, artistry, and knowledge of Eastern healing techniques, anatomy and energy dynamics makes her one of the most highly sought-after mind-body teachers in the world today.