Pilates (cont.)

Where can I find more information about Pilates?


The Pilates Body by Brooke Siler (Broadway Books 2000)

http://www.collagevideo.com Pilates videos and DVDs

Medically reviewed by Avrom Simon, MD; Board Certified Preventative Medicine with Subspecialty in Occupational Medicine


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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/26/2015