The Female Pelvis – Anatomy & Exercise
The Female Pelvis – Anatomy & ExerciseSKU: Book-978-0-939616-38-1
The Female Pelvis is extremely useful for practitioners who work with women to offer a practical self-care solutions for the phases of a woman’s life. The Female Pelvis concentrates on pregnancy and reaching into menopause. This book has over 250 drawings to spotlight on the most central region of a woman’s body.
About “The Female Pelvis”
The Female Pelvis, by author Blandine Calais-Germain, is designed for women to use over the course of their lives, with a special emphasis on pregnancy, childbirth, and its aftermath. Its purpose is to help women become more familiar with the pelvis and its related structures, and how to keep them healthy and fit.
This significant book is extremely useful for practitioners who work with women (or who are women), offering practical self-care solutions for the phases of a woman’s life, concentration on pregnancy and reaching into menopause. This text is richly illustrated, using over 250 drawings to shine a spotlight on the most central, although often ignored, region of a woman’s body.
The Female Pelvis begins with a description of the functional anatomy of the pelvis, and how it responds to pregnancy and childbirth. This is followed by a series of specific exercises, initially for self discovery, and then to increase the flexibility, strength and coordination of each of the pelvic functions. The book concludes with some guidelines which focus on the pelvis during different stages of a woman’s life.
The Female Pelvis makes the subject of the pelvis accessible to all women. It is written in a language that is clear and concise and anatomically correct. Over 250 drawings illustrate every important aspect of pelvic anatomy, and show how to perform simple exercises to keep the pelvis and its related structures fit for life.
About the Author:
Blandine Calais-Germain is a celebrated author of Anatomy of Movement: Exercises, and Anatomy of Breathing. Her lifelong involvement with dance, both as a performer and teacher, led to an interest in other physical disciplines and to a more formal study of the complex and integrated movements of the body. She studied physiotherapy at the french school of Orthopedics and massage in Paris and subsequently developed an innovative method for teaching the physical structures of anatomy in relation to movement which she teaches at workshops in France to students from all over the world.