Fayette County Clinic:
Washington CH, Ohio

Phone 740-335-6935
Crisis 740-335-7155

Floyd Simantel Clinic:
Chillicothe, Ohio

Phone 740-775-1270
Crisis 740-773-4357

Highland County Clinic:
Hillsboro, Ohio

Phone 937-393-9946
Crisis 937-393-9904

Lynn Goff Clinic:
Greenfield, Ohio

Phone 937-981-7701
Crisis 937-393-9904

Martha Cottrill Clinic:
Chillicothe, Ohio

Phone 740-775-1260
Crisis 740-773-4357

Pickaway County Clinic:
Circleville, Ohio

Phone 740-474-8874
Crisis 740-477-2579

Pike County Clinic:
Waverly, Ohio

Phone 740-947-7783
Crisis 740-947-2147

 

 


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by Eva Bondar
Razor Digital Entertainment, 2007
Review by Christian Perring on Nov 20th 2007

Maui Pilates

Maui Pilates is a gentle 50-minute DVD workout that is more reminiscent of a beginner's yoga class than a Pilates class.  Instructor Eva Bondar demonstrates the exercises on a Hawaii tree-lined beach next to the sea with a mountain in the background.  She gives her instructions in voice over, and one can hear the waves lapping on the shore, which is quite restful.  There is no music, which is a nice change from most other yoga DVDs.  Her voice is soft but distinct enough to be clear.  The first twenty minutes are devoted to warm up, with neck and back stretches and twists; the next section on abdominals is about 18 minutes, with some bridge postures and easy crunches; the final section of back exercises of about 10 minutes has back arches and some downward dog postures.  The quality of production is reasonable although it is pretty basic.  The workout looks like it was made with one static camera, and most of the shots last a minute or so before an edit comes.  This DVD is best suited to beginners who are unfamiliar with yoga and want an easy introduction. 

Link: Maui Pilates website

© 2007 Christian Perring

Christian Perring, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Dowling College, New York.