Classical Pilates Inc., producer of the industry's most popular DVD reference collection of the historically accurate technique and syllabus, preserves another essential dimension of Joseph Pilates' original method. We demonstrate a progression of safe and educational workouts for the entire mind and body that are uplifting for the spirit. Each workout level attends to the most common stress-related concerns in today's society: neck and back complaints.
Albert Lee has played with Eric Clapton, the Everly Brothers, Rosanne Cash, and many others. He is also a recording artist in his own right, having released four critically acclaimed albums, two of which were nominated for Grammy Awards. His speed, phrasing, feel, and choice of notes have earned him the reputationias the premier country guitarist. Highlights features Albert Lee at his best, playing some of his favorite tunes and original compositions and analyzing his baffling technique in depth. Using dozens of practical examples, Albert runs the gamut of country guitar stylings, including intros and endings, banjo-style picking, double-stop runs, and creating long seamless runs based off chord shapes, including a section on mimicking a pedal-steel guitar. There are numerous hot performances with his band.
Classical Pilates technique videos feature two of the most renowned Pilates professionals in the world, master instructor Bob Liekens and commentator Alycea Ungaro, who uphold the tradition and high ideals of Joseph Pilates original New York City Studio, which began during the 1920s. The virtue of this DVD is that it demonstrates the full-range of workout levels, far beyond intermediate, and even beyond the advanced level. The Reformer super advanced workout shown here is one for the history books; it is totally inspiring.
The muscles of the neck and shoulders can become painful and tight due to slumped posture, overly arched back muscles or one-sided repetitve movements (like computer mousing). Lots of dental work can cause tight jaw, neck and shoulder muscles, all of which contribute to a host of painful conditions. Painful neck and shoulder muscles are also often stress-related, an indication of tight muscles in the center of the body.