FORMAT: Paperback
ISBN: 9781909141124
RRP: £32.50
PAGES: 192
PUBLICATION DATE: April 22, 2014


Pilates for Children and Adolescents: Manual of Guidelines and Curriculum

By (author) Celeste Corey-Zopich; By (author) Brett Howard; By (author) Dawn-Marie Ickes; Edited by Tracey Mellor

Pilates for Children and Adolescents is the first comprehensive manual of guidelines and formal curriculum for teaching Pilates to young people. This book includes: -Guidelines for teaching Pilates to young people -Why Pilates is beneficial for children age 6 – 11 and adolescents age 12 – 19 -Crucial anatomical and cognitive development considerations for working with young people -Additional relevant topics designed to equip the Pilates teacher with tools for creating relevant and safe programs for different age ranges, such as: -safety considerations, exercise contraindications, scope of practice, and ethics -considerations for working in a variety of environments within both the public and private sectors -age appropriate exercises from the Pilates repertoire -a formal curriculum for teaching Pilates in schools including sample lesson plans -appendices which cover working with children with special needs, Pilates in the Schools pilot study results, and resources.

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