This title features simple Pilates and yoga-Pilates exercises to safely streamline, tone and strengthen your body. Combine the controlled power of Pilates with the stretches of yoga to create a holistic bodywork plan, shown in over 1800 step-by-step photographs. This title offers the ultimate fusion of exercise for health and fitness: learn to tap right into your body's core strength by using the muscle control of Pilates alongside the harmonising and balancing poses of classic Iyengar yoga. There are sequences for toning and stretching the body suitable for all the family, including 50 safe and enjoyable exercises for children. Expert tuition from highly regarded practitioners and instructors guides you through suitable routines, whatever your level, with special at-a-glance sequences to suit different times and situations. Yoga and Pilates are two of the most versatile and popular forms of bodywork, offering physical fitness, improved physique and spiritual well-being to individuals of every age and level of ability. This comprehensive guide combines expert tuition with step-by-step photography to offer a highly effective and enjoyable series of exercises for both the body and mind. The book begins with the classic asanas of Iyengar yoga. The second section on Pilates shows how to align the muscles and support the internal organs. The third section is a unique synergy of the two systems to promote stamina, suppleness and balance.