Reader' Choice Award for Pilates Book by Rael Isacowitz

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Pilates, by Rael Isacowitz has been selected as the Readers’ Choice award winner for Best How-to-Do Pilates Book. Published in 2006, Pilates was described by Kirkus Awards as “the first truly complete guide to Pilates technique, exercises and equipment.”

Now in its fifth year, the Readers' Choice Awards honor the best products, features and services across more than a dozen categories, ranging from technology to hobbies to parenting and more, as selected by its readers.

"This year's Readers' Choice Awards program had a record number of nominations submitted across dozens of categories and featured hundreds of finalists," said Margot Weiss, managing editor, "We are thankful to all our readers for their participation and congratulate Rael Isacowitz on his success."

Rael Isacowitz is one of the most authoritative figures in the global Pilates firmament. Founder of the BASI Pilates® educational institute for Pilates teachers, he has been a practitioner of the method for over 30 years and is a prominent presenter at Pilates conferences and workshops around the world.

In addition to Pilates, Rael is the author of Pilates Anatomy (with Karen Clippinger) and six movement analysis workbooks covering all the major pieces of Pilates equipment. He is also the designer of a new line of multi-functional and ergonomic equipment known as the Avalon System®.

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About BASI Pilates
BASI Pilates is a leading educator of highly-skilled Pilates teachers, with activities at over 100 sites in 27 countries. Founded by Rael Isacowitz in 1989, BASI Pilates is renowned for its holistic and precise approach to the physical health method that was established by Joseph Pilates in the early part of the 20th Century.

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