Become a Pilates pro with Get Started: Pilates, part of a new series of learning guides from DK where nothing is assumed and everything is explained. Each course follows the same structure: start simple and learn the basics, build on what you've learned, and then show off your new skills!Get Started: Pilates teaches complete beginners the skills needed to master 70 Pilates poses and 9 sequences. Start simple with basic poses like leg and spine stretches, build on them with the mini bridges and side kicks, and take it further with exercises like "climb like a tree" and "the swan." With step-by-step pictures and practice exercises to keep you on the right track, Get Started: Pilates will help you learn your new skill in no time. More than any other series on the market, DK's Get Started aims to provide the reader with carefully structured learning and a classroom approach to teaching that allows you to build your own course from practical lessons and themed projects. Each book begins by answering fundamental questions, identifying an essential starter kit of tools and equipment, and explaining how to build a course. The book then divides into subject areas, with key techniques for each area demonstrated through visual glossaries and step-by-steps, followed by graded projects with annotated instructions and an assessment of how to build on achievements. Let DK be the perfect one-on-one tutor you never had: patient, illuminating, inspiring - always at hand to point you in the right direction so you can achieve your potential.