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Your Springboard for Learning in Bodywork and Movement

Paperback, eBook
978-1-912085-95-8
2
400
624 color line drawings and photographs
246x189
Not yet published
25 January 2022
Handspring Publishing

£45.00 GBP / $59.50 USD

Pilates, Yoga, Movement, Somatics

Centered, Second Edition

Organizing the body through kinesiology, movement theory and pilates techniques

Claim 10% discount off your copy of Centered, Second Edition when you preorder using coupon code blackprepub

The second edition of Centered offers movement practitioners an interdisciplinary approach to physical training that combines the newest advances in science, adaptative biotensegrity principles, and the synthesis of Pilates, yoga, Gyrotonic® and fitness disciplines integral to the Madeline Black Method™. It clearly explains the complex system of human movement patterns based on gait, weaving together movement science, embodiment practices, movement re-education, and manual skills techniques. The text is generously illustrated with 476 color photos and 25 new color illustrations that together provide movement practitioners with the knowledge and practical exercises to advance their work through the most effective structural and functional movement practices for their clients.

Centered 2e is also applicable for the client who wishes to experience their body and develop self-help movement and mindful strategies.

Centered 2e provides:

  • easy to follow practical how to’ exercises and advanced techniques
  • 46 video links for in-depth study and practice of the techniques in action
  • corrective movement sequences both with and without Pilates apparatus
  • an understanding of movement patterning from clear descriptions and examples
  • practice assessment techniques to easily observe movement strategies
  • how to discover and address the assessment findings and change strategies
  • embodiment opportunities to explore the methodology
  • accessible home program sequences for your clients
  • ways to practice session sequences after each section

Centered 2e is the manual for any teacher of movement (Pilates, yoga, dance, martial arts, Gyrotonic®), physical trainers, physical therapists, movement practitioners and bodyworkers. Chiropractors, osteopaths, and orthopedic doctors will also gain insights from this book.

Part 1 Sole to spine

Our base

Motion of the leg

Lower chain

Part 2 Central region

Pelvis and spine in motion

Trunk continuum

Breath of life: the diaphragms

Part 3 Resilient shoulders to head

Upper Limb

Periphery: hands to trunk

Movement of the head and neck

Part 4 The whole body conclusion

Perception and felt self

APPENDIX A Home exercises for intrinsic foot mobility and strength

APPENDIX B Home exercises for foot and lower leg mobility and strength

APPENDIX C Movement releases for the shoulder complex

APPENDIX D Home exercises for head and neck

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Madeline BLACK

Madeline Black’s life pursuit is the discovery of how the human body moves.

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Centered, Second Edition

Organizing the body through kinesiology, movement theory and pilates techniques

£45.00 GBP / $59.50 USD Free delivery in the UK and USA

Now available for pre-order at Handspring Publishing

The second edition of Centered offers movement practitioners an interdisciplinary approach to physical training that combines the newest advances in science, adaptative biotensegrity principles, and the synthesis of Pilates, yoga, Gyrotonic® and fitness disciplines integral to the Madeline Black Method™. It clearly explains the complex system of human movement patterns based on gait, weaving together movement science, embodiment practices, movement re-education, and manual skills techniques. The text is generously illustrated with 476 color photos and 25 new color illustrations that together provide movement practitioners with the knowledge and practical exercises to advance their work through the most effective structural and functional movement practices for their clients.

Centered 2e is also applicable for the client who wishes to experience their body and develop self-help movement and mindful strategies.

Centered 2e provides:

  • easy to follow practical how to’ exercises and advanced techniques
  • 46 video links for in-depth study and practice of the techniques in action
  • corrective movement sequences both with and without Pilates apparatus
  • an understanding of movement patterning from clear descriptions and examples
  • practice assessment techniques to easily observe movement strategies
  • how to discover and address the assessment findings and change strategies
  • embodiment opportunities to explore the methodology
  • accessible home program sequences for your clients
  • ways to practice session sequences after each section

Centered 2e is the manual for any teacher of movement (Pilates, yoga, dance, martial arts, Gyrotonic®), physical trainers, physical therapists, movement practitioners and bodyworkers. Chiropractors, osteopaths, and orthopedic doctors will also gain insights from this book.

Part 1 Sole to spine

Our base

Motion of the leg

Lower chain

Part 2 Central region

Pelvis and spine in motion

Trunk continuum

Breath of life: the diaphragms

Part 3 Resilient shoulders to head

Upper Limb

Periphery: hands to trunk

Movement of the head and neck

Part 4 The whole body conclusion

Perception and felt self

APPENDIX A Home exercises for intrinsic foot mobility and strength

APPENDIX B Home exercises for foot and lower leg mobility and strength

APPENDIX C Movement releases for the shoulder complex

APPENDIX D Home exercises for head and neck

Paperback, eBook
978-1-912085-95-8
2
400
624 color line drawings and photographs
246x189
Not yet published
25 January 2022
Handspring Publishing

£45.00 GBP / $59.50 USD

Pilates, Yoga, Movement, Somatics

Claim 10% discount off your copy of Centered, Second Edition when you preorder using coupon code blackprepub

Madeline BLACK

Madeline Black’s life pursuit is the discovery of how the human body moves.

Read More ›

You may also be interested in:

Bulk discounts
for course
instructors
Ordering for
your class?
Get in touch >