Part I. AM Readiness; Chapter 1. Energy to Start the Day; Chapter 2. Mind and Body Status Report; Chapter 3. Training Room Adjustments; Chapter 4. Muscles Into Action; Part II. Workouts by Time and Intensity; Chapter 5. Light Workouts; Chapter 6. Moderate Workouts; Chapter 7. High Effort Workouts.
Murakami has been a professional fitness instructor for over 20 years and has specialised in the Pilates approach. Within the last 10 years she has been instructing Pilates instructor certification courses. The particular course she taught was in extensive anatomy, biomechanics and advances in rehabilitation.
"Cathleen Murakami has created the most systematic and progressive approach to Pilates mat work published in recent years!"
Ralph LaForge, MSc
Duke University Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition
"Finally, a book I can sincerely recommend to my clients and students. Cathie Murakami writes with an authentic, well-practiced, and meaningful perspective."
Master Teacher, Studio M and ITT Pilates
""Morning Pilates Workouts "is expertly presented and well organized as a healthy morning serving of fitness. A refreshing concept by a brilliant teacher!"
Owner of Long Beach Dance Conditioning "Cathleen does an excellent job of laying out options for light, moderate, and intense Pilates workouts. This book will help anyone get going in the morning!"
Peter Davis and Kathie Davis
Cofounders of IDEA Health & Fitness Association