Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Alycea Ungaro: Pilates: Body In Motion

We are excited to announce that on March 6th, celebrity trainer and published authority on fitness & wellness, Alycea Ungaro (Madonna, Uma Thurman, Kyra Sedgewick, Christy Turlington, Claire Danes, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Molly Sims) releases Pilates: Body in Motion - classic mat exercises to do at home. Deemed the “Pilates Bible' and printed in 17 countries worldwide, this step-by-step guide will be available in eBook form through Amazon.comPilates: Body In Motion is popular with dancers, athletes and high profile celebrities, providing the perfect equipment-free workout for a stronger, leaner and fitter body. I would love for you to try out Pilates: Body in Motion. Please let me know if you are interested and I would be more than happy to share with you a pre-release copy. 

Pilates: Body In Motion will be available for purchase through Amazon.com for $9.99 beginning March 6th. 
About Pilates: Body In Motion 

The most authoritative, step-by-step guide to Pilates available on the market. Popular with dancers, athletes, and high profile celebrities, the Pilates Method is the perfect equipment-free workout for a stronger, leaner, fitter body.  With great emphasis on precision and awareness, not only is Pilates great for the body, but for the mind as well.  Using step-by-step mat-work exercises and a wide range of programs, from beginner to advanced, Pilates: Body In Motion is the only practical guide that shows you all of the proper steps to follow and how to avoid common mistakes in your conditioning. http://www.amazon.com/Pilates-Body-Motion-Alycea-Ungaro/dp/0789484005 


Published authority on fitness and wellness and a pioneer of the Pilates method, Alycea Ungaro brought some of the very first mat Pilates classes to New York City. Both the method and Alycea built a devoted following as people flocked to her classes. Alycea’s clientele includes some of today’s most high profile celebrities ranging from Madonna, Uma Thurman, Kyra Sedgewick, Christy Turlington, Claire Danes, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Molly Sims, among others.

Alycea has expanded her popular Pilates classes into a fitness media empire. Her first multi-media project was the innovative Portable Pilates™, an easy-to-use at-home mat workout. Best selling titles followed including; Pilates: Body in Motion, published in 2002, The Pilates Promise published in 2004, and The Pilates Practice Companion. Now, for the first time since its release, Pilates: Body In Motion is available in eBook edition sold exclusively though Amazon.

In addition to serving on the advisory board of Fitness Magazine and as About.com’s resident Pilates expert, Alycea travels widely as a guest teacher hosting retreats at world-famous locations such as Amangani in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Together with long-time client Christy Turlington, Alycea collaborated on a “Pilates Booty” shoe for Puma. The booty was aptly named “The Alycea.” Alycea is also the creator of SpringTone®, the ideal resistance training class utilizing various weighted springs to strengthen and sculpt, launching nationwide.

Alycea was early to the digital game by partnering with Mobile Mind, Inc. to launch a cell phone version of Portable Pilates™. This go-anywhere mini-workout, was designed to broaden Pilates accessibility. 15 Minute Everyday Pilates has also been converted into a series of Vooks (video books) that are available for iPhones and iPads as well as the Amazon Kindle and the Android platform. The New York Times has hailed these Pilates Apps as the best on the market. She also created the “15 Minute Everyday Pilates” DVD and the patented Real Alignment Mat for the home exerciser.

In addition to her Pilates expertise, Alycea is a licensed physical therapist having graduated from New York University’s prestigious program.  She is also a certified Perinatal specialist making her uniquely qualified to work with all levels of disability and with clients during any phase of their pregnancy. When she is not traveling, Alycea spends her days working with students and teachers and growing the Pilates industry. 

For more information please visit: http://www.realpilatesnyc.com


  1. I have always found Pilates intimitading because I see think only fit people could ever be able to do some of those poses! I'm going into a transition in my life were I'm trying to be more active and more aware of healthy eating. This is a great post I'll definitely keep an eye on this book and see what others that do it think about it! Thanks Nicole

  2. th healthier your lifestyle becomes and overtime, you are living mindfully in a way that supports your health without feeling deprived.your idea is very nice.