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Pilates for Children and Adolescents: Manual of Guidelines and Curriculum

Pilates for Children and Adolescents: Manual of Guidelines and Curriculum
Author: Celeste Corey-Zopich
Price: $65.50
ISBN-10: 191208516X
ISBN-13: 9781912085163
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The first comprehensive manual of guidelines and formal curriculum for teaching Pilates to young people. Explains why Pilates is beneficial for children age 5 - 11 and adolescents age 12 - 18. Covers crucial anatomical and cognitive development considerations for working with young people. Includes 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; working with children with special needs; age appropriate exercises from the Pilates repertoire; a formal curriculum for teaching Pilates in schools including sample lesson plans; appendices which include the study results for the Pilates in the Schools PMA initiative