Craig, Colleen

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CRAIG, Colleen

PERSONAL:

Female. Education: University of British Columbia, B.A. (creative writing and English).

ADDRESSES:

Office—Pilates on the Ball Studio, 315 Albany Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5R 3E2, Canada. E-mail—[email protected].

CAREER:

Writer for stage and film; Stott pilates trainer, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

MEMBER:

Playwrights Union of Canada.

WRITINGS:

Pilates on the Ball: The World's Most Popular Workout Using the Exercise Ball, Healing Arts (Rochester, VT), 2001.

Abs on the Ball: A Pilates Approach to Building Abdominals, Healing Arts (Rochester, VT), 2003.

Producer of Colleen Craig's On the Ball videotape.

SIDELIGHTS:

Colleen Craig, a pilates trainer, is the author of two books that combine pilates movements with an exercise ball. In her first book, Pilates on the Ball: The World's Most Popular Workout Using the Exercise Ball, Craig provides an instructional guide on how to perform pilates exercises with the use of an exercise ball. In her second book Abs on the Ball: A Pilates Approach to Building Abdominals, Craig concentrates on the abdominal muscles. Abs on the Ball provides step by step instructions and illustrations on how to properly tone the abdominals using pilates and an exercise ball. The text is "full of sound guidance," noted Deborah Anne Broocker in a Library Journal review.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Library Journal, May 1, 2002, review of Pilates on the Ball: The World's Most Popular Workout Using the Exercise Ball, p. S5; May 1, 2003, Deborah Anne Broocker, review of Abs on the Ball: A Pilates Approach to Building Abdominals, pp. 146-147.

School Library Journal, June, 2003, review of Pilates on the Ball, p. S55.

ONLINE

Colleen Craig's Pilates on the Ball,http://www.pilatesontheball.com (October 26, 2003).

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