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Does anyone do Pilates? If so, what dvd should I buy i.e. Windsor? I have heard it burns a lot of calories and it really tones your body. Any exercise that I can lay on the floor is for me!! Thanks.

Wed. Sep 19, 10:45am

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EMAIL THREADPilates Tapes?

Hey everyone,
I need info on the Pilates VCDs/DVDs... I am new to this and cant figure out what to buy..
Any good ones you can suggest????

Wed. Nov 16, 4:57am

Pilates tapes

I've used a company in the past, Collage Video, they have a website, you can read good descriptions of the tapes, their employees try them out and rate them. I think you can even ask questions of them if needed.

Wednesday, November 16, 2005, 12:32 PM

I use to have Denise Austins pilates tape, was wonderful but loaned it to a friend and it was soooo good she just kept it. now I have pilates for whimps, it's good but I don't like the music they chose for the background

Wednesday, November 16, 2005, 12:38 PM

Kathy Smith's Pilate's for Abs

Her cues are good and so is the workout, but do NOT choose this one if you have a big stomach. I'm putting this one at the back of the shelf until I'm under 150.

Wednesday, November 16, 2005, 1:42 PM

I like the Windsor pilates tapes.

Wednesday, November 16, 2005, 3:23 PM


I have CRUNCH - Pick your spot Pilates. It has 3 segments, each 10 minutes. Belly, Butt, Thighs.

Thursday, November 17, 2005, 8:27 AM

I am a Pilates Mat instructor and always recommend Stott Pilates to my students who are looking to practice at home.

Thursday, November 17, 2005, 10:02 AM

can one learn pilates from a dvd?

i live in a remote hill abroad and don't have access to instructors. Can one learn pilates from a dvd? I do have considerable experience with yoga and have learnt it properly from qualified instructors.

Thursday, December 29, 2005, 11:19 AM

Pilates and yoga are very different, but I think the mindfulness and focus you get from yoga will help you to "get" pilates. A 4+ years yoga practitioner, it took me a couple of mat pilates classes to "get" it. I think if you pay close attention to the cues - even from a DVD - you'll do just fine. Like yoga, it is very much about proper breathing, position, alignment, something that you are already experienced with.

Thursday, December 29, 2005, 11:35 AM

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