Foreword by Carmen Barona Vilar
A Note to Doctors, Midwives, and Mothers
How to Use This Book
Introduction: The Pelvis in Motion
1 What Is the Pelvis and What Does It Do?
2 The Parts of the Pelvis
3 How Does the Pelvis Move?
4 How Does the Area around the Pelvis Move?
5 The Pelvis Changes Shape during Childbirth
6 The Principal Positions of Childbirth
7 The Movements and Transformations of the Pelvis
8 The Three Star Positions: Standing, Sitting, Kneeling
Anatomy of Movement Certification Programs
Blandine Calais-Germain is a dancer, dance instructor, and physical therapist. Renowned for her movement-based classes on anatomy, she is the author of several books, including No-Risk Abs, No-Risk Pilates, and the bestselling Anatomy of Movement. She lives in Limoux, France. Nuria Vives Pares is a psychomotor therapist who teaches anatomy and movement to hospital and maternity ward staff throughout Europe. She lives in Palafrugell, Spain.