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Combining scientific principles with movement and imagery exercises that are both effective and fun, this book demonstrates how to create a stronger body by toning the pelvic floor. Focusing on the biomechanics of the pelvic floor, which acts as a support for the inner organs and contains a passage for the urethra, the sex organs, and the rectum, this guide shows how the pelvic floor plays an important role in almost all movements, balance, and body posture. The exercises train the muscles and joints and improve the tone of the organs, thereby increasing energy flow, eliminating incontinence, and keeping sexual organs healthy. The mind-body techniques are used to increase awareness of this part of the body and to improve sexual stamina.
"By far the most stimulating and visually articulate book on the subject. A must read for everyone." -- Marika Molnar; P.T. Director, Physical Therapy Services; member, New York City Ballet; director, West Side Dance Physical Therapy. "Direct, clear, and congenial. Pelvic power can be yours with this simply sound approach of sensing, visualizing, and moving!" -- Glenna Batson, M.A., P.T. Director, Wellness Partners in the Arts. "Eric Franklin has once again written a phenomenal book--useful for practitioners, and exercise specialists." -- Jenn Dunn, M.S. Board of Directors.
ISBN: 9780871272591 ISBN-10: 0871272598 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 127 Published: 1st January 2004 Publisher: Princeton Book Company Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 18.42
Weight (kg): 0.29