Formal Basis for the Implementation of Pilates Training

  • Verena GewenigerEmail author
  • Alexander Bohlander


For several decades, the value of Pilates training for prevention has been undisputed internationally. Interest in Pilates continues to grow in Germany and Europe, and has increased significantly over the last 5 years, due to the spread and popularity of the method in fitness studios. In public perception, Pilates training is strongly associated with group mat classes. Only a small proportion of those interested in Pilates experience the full range of equipment and mat exercises, either individually or in small groups.


Outpatient Rehabilitation Functional Training Physiotherapy Practice Physical Ailment Preventive Health Measure 
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© Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Deutscher Pilates-VerbandMühltal/TrautheimGermany
  2. 2.POLESTAR EuropeKölnGermany

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