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Pilates for Larger Bodies

by: Zoey Trap, MSc

Inner IDEA

Practical advice on extending the benefits of Pilates to the overweight population.

Pilates is a great tool for every body and provides many benefits for the over- weight. Ten years ago, my naturopath, Carol (who was obese), asked if I would teach her Pilates. I told her I had never worked with anyone so large, and that I would no doubt make many mistakes, but if she would go on the journey with me, I would be honored to teach her.

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IDEA Fitness Journal, Volume 11, Issue 4

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About the Author

Zoey Trap, MSc

Zoey Trap, MSc IDEA Author/Presenter

Zoey is an international authority on Mindbody Exercise with over 25 years of experience. First introduced to Yoga and Pilates during her years as a professional dancer, Zoey is passionate about combi...