Pilates for Children and Adolescents : Manual of Guidelines and Curriculum

Pilates for Children and Adolescents : Manual of Guidelines and Curriculum

Book Title: Pilates for Children and Adolescents : Manual of Guidelines and Curriculum

Author: Rida Ouerghi

Format: Paperback | 192 pages

Publication Date: 22 Apr 2014

ISBN-13: 9781909141124

Pilates for Children and Adolescents is the first comprehensive manual of guidelines and formal curriculum for teaching Pilates to young people. This book includes: -Guidelines for teaching Pilates to young people -Why Pilates is beneficial for children age 6 - 11 and adolescents age 12 - 19 -Crucial anatomical and cognitive development considerations for working with young people -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 -age appropriate exercises from the Pilates repertoire -a formal curriculum for teaching Pilates in schools including sample lesson plans -appendices which cover working with children with special needs, Pilates in the Schools pilot study results, and resources.