This unintimidating program explains Pilates mat techniques in easy-to-understand language. Not only can you tone and reshape your entire body by using this DVD - but you may even change your mind about exercise. What is the ultimate workout machine? Your Body!!! With the authentic Pilates Method (developed decades ago by Joseph H. Pilates), you can reshape and tone your entire body to look longer and leaner by using these simple-yet-effective techniques. Anyone can do Pilates, regardless of age or fitness level - and that means you! Pilates For Dummies offers step-by-step instruction for 18 popular Pilates mat exercises and makes working out at your own level easy to do. This program incorporates floor techniques that are taught as part of every Pilates mat class to help you strengthen and lengthen your muscles, improve your posture, and tone and tighten your mid-section.