Alycea Ungaro is a licensed physical therapist and is the founder and director of the Real Pilates Studio in New York City. She began studying Pilates at the age of 14, and trained for a decade before becoming an instructor under the tutelage of Romana Kryzanowksa, Joseph Pilates' chosen successor. Alycea Ungaro has trained many celebrities including Madonna, Uma Thurman, and Christy Turlington (Real Pilates, 2018). Her mantra is "Making Pilates available for everyone", and she has collaborated with Puma to create a special Pilates shoe. Alycea is the author of DK's Pilates: Body in Motion (2002, revised edition 2016), The Pilates Practice Companion (2011), and The Pilates Promise (2004).
Give this book 15 minutes of your day and let Pilates improve your posture and give you a stronger, more flexible body.
Do you wish you could practise Pilates more often but can't find the time? This book is the answer: these four 15-minute programmes offer the flexibility and ease of use that busy lifestyles demand. At home, with just a mat and some weights, build these 15-minute routines into your week to become stronger and more toned.
Clear step-by-step photographs paired with easy-to-follow instructions explain exactly what to do in each move, targeted "feel it here" graphics help you to understand which part of your body to focus on, and at-a-glance reminders at the end of each 15-minute programme show all the poses in sequence.
15 Minute Pilates will inspire you to make Pilates part of your weekly routine, so you soon reap the benefits of enhanced health and wellness.