Books

Hubertus Joseph Pilates. The biography

Javier Pérez Pont and Esperanza Aparicio Romero were professional dancers for more than 15 years, working as soloists and principals  in several European companies. In 1994 they discovered the Pilates method of body conditioning. Javier and Esperanza moved to New York to study with the legendary Romana Kryzanowska and her daughter Sari Mejía Santo. They stood for a time beside these two teachers in order to improve their knowledge and reach Level II, becoming international trainers of the organization.

At the end of 1999 decided to return to Spain and settled in Barcelona. Making this city the seat of the first Pilates Studio in Spain, endorsed and supported by his two teachers. In 2002 launched the Teacher Certification Program in Spain under the tutelage of the two teachers mentioned.

In 2005 they published “The Authentic Pilates Method, The Art of Control” with Editorial Planeta, having been a bestseller not only in Spain but throughout Spanish-speaking America. In 2012 Javier and Esperanza published a collection of seven e-books under the general title of “Contrology Pilates Physical Culture” with HakaBooks e-Ditions about the technique of the method and apparatus. Available in Spanish, English and Portuguese.

In this moment Javier Pérez Pont still working on the second part of “The Biography” and on a new book dedicated to finding the ethical, moral and personal estate of Contrology. A dive into the depths of the origin and development of this art, which closely links author and work as a whole. A new book that aims to regain lost the true spirit of Contrology.

For the first time ever we have the chance to find out the truth about Joseph Pilates.

A Book that will dispel the false myths concerning this historical figure, bring us closer to who Joe really was and what his Contrology meant.

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A Parede, os Pesos e Exercícios Pre-Pilates

These exercises are a series of fundamental core system to complete a session of Contrology. Wall exercises strengthen the spine, improve body alignment and relieve tension in the neck and shoulders.

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Pedi-Pole e Arco Fléxivel

The Pedi-Pole is a T-shaped pole very long with a solid base and two springs hooked at each end of the T. This post is designed to represent the spine, which will align in the center to work and enhance the symmetry and coordination. This is not a device for beginners, however the student must be prepared to work on it. Men usually begin to work in the Pedi-Pole before women. Strengthens the energy center and work posture, alignment, coordination, control, breathing and balance, getting to be a big help for singers, dancers and gymnasts.

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Os Barris

The Large Barrel structure is designed to help work with the correct body alignment. Work in the Large Barrel focuses on strengthening the energy center and trunk, as well as stretch the spine, hips and legs. This appliance is essential to perform certain exercises intermediate system and is excellent for practice and introduce some advanced exercises will be held later in the Universal Reformer.

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As Cadeiras

It is a device shaped chair with a long backrest, two posts at the sides with handles and a foot bound with two springs for resistance. It is an excellent device to strengthen the «powerhouse», hips, buttocks, legs, knees, feet, Achilles tendon, arms, and enhance control and balance.

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O Cadillac

The Cadillac is a bed shaped platform surrounded by a metal frame that holds: the push bar, trapeze bar, back rolling bar and springs to the arms and legs that provide a variable resistance.
The exercises are executed in this unit focus primarily on the work of the legs, abdomen, hips and chest, while being especially beneficial for people who have not a very flexible back.
In addition, this device is designed to prevent the elderly or injured have to stoop to the ground as it has the proper height to facilitate the development of such clients.

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O Reformer Universal

How to reach a stronger and more flexible body?
In this collection, Esperanza Romero and Javier Pérez Aparicio Pont, directors of the only center that imparte the original teachings of J. Pilates in Spain, show, step by step and easily, the keys to maximize the benefits of this method, which considers the body, the mind and the spirit as an Unit, and its main target is to coordinate them in order to achieve a stronger and flexible body with a slimmer figure.
The Universal Reformer is the most popular and famous device because, as its name suggests, helps to «reform» working in an integrated way throughout the body, from the toes to the head.

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The Wall, the Weights and Pre-Pilates Exercises

These exercises are a series of fundamental core system to complete a session of Contrology. Wall exercises strengthen the spine, improve body alignment and relieve tension in the neck and shoulders.

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Pedi-Pole and Magic Circle

The Pedi-Pole is a T-shaped pole very long with a solid base and two springs hooked at each end of the T. This post is designed to represent the spine, which will align in the center to work and enhance the symmetry and coordination. This is not a device for beginners, however the student must be prepared to work on it. Men usually begin to work in the Pedi-Pole before women. Strengthens the energy center and work posture, alignment, coordination, control, breathing and balance, getting to be a big help for singers, dancers and gymnasts.

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The Barrels

The Large Barrel structure is designed to help work with the correct body alignment. Work in the Large Barrel focuses on strengthening the energy center and trunk, as well as stretch the spine, hips and legs. This appliance is essential to perform certain exercises intermediate system and is excellent for practice and introduce some advanced exercises will be held later in the Universal Reformer.

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