Bring the benefits of Pilates to your daily routine.

Invigorate your current wellness routines at home or even at work with strengthening Pilates exercises and rolling techniques using foam rollers and balls. Angela’s books provide clear and detailed instructions to help you:
  • gain body-mind awareness
  • explore whole-body movements
  • increase dynamic strength and coordinated mobility
  • improve posture, flexibility and muscle function
  • develop greater resilience
  • relieve tension and more fully relax

All titles are available at OPTP (Orthopedic Physical Therapy Products) as well as at Amazon.com.

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Rolling for Resilience

Author: Angela Kneale, OTD, MA, OTR/L, NBC-HWC

Rolling for Resilience delivers the best of foam roller self-massage, body alignment, and core strengthening techniques to help connect you with your body’s resilience and capacity to thrive.

Resilience, the ability to bounce back from struggles and stresses, is vital to our health and wellbeing. These dynamic movements actively explore your body’s resilience and elasticity, along with strength and flexibility.

Book is available with or without a STAR ROLLER®.

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Desk Pilates—Living Pilates Every Day
Second Edition

Author: Angela Kneale, OTD, MA, OTR/L, NBC-HWC

Do you find yourself slouched forward over your desk, straining your back and tensing your neck, with your shoulders scrunched up to your ears? Do you ever get so engrossed in projects that your body feels stiff and sore from being in the same position too long?

Desk Pilates brings the benefits of a little recess into each day—inviting mindfulness of breathing, exploring mind-body connections, effectively using core muscles to support your spine, increasing awareness of posture and positioning, and playfully emphasizing strength and flexibility—even while at your desk!

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PRO-ROLLER® Massage Essentials
Third Edition

Author: Angela Kneale, OTD, MA, OTR/L, NBC-HWC

Revised 3rd Edition provides recent research about the benefits of foam roller self-massage and comprehensively guides more than 40 exercises, and numerous modifications, for rolling and releasing sore or tight muscles, fascia, and connective tissues.

Recenter your body and mind by following clear instructions and descriptive photographs that show you how to perform massage techniques to enhance function and assist healing, while promoting relaxation and wellbeing.

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PRO-ROLLER® Pilates Essentials
Second Edition

Author: Angela Kneale, OTD, MA, OTR/L, NBC-HWC

Gain additional body awareness, develop better posture, and improve core strength by incorporating the PRO-ROLLER® with Pilates exercise.

PRO-ROLLER® Pilates Essentials guides you through over forty Pilates exercises, providing opportunities to playfully experience movement that targets strength and flexibility, improves balance, and decreases muscle stress and tension.

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PRO-ROLLER® Pilates Challenge

Author: Angela Kneale, OTD, MA, OTR/L, NBC-HWC

Ready to roll up to the next level of Pilates for a joyful, strong, and healthy body?

PRO-ROLLER® Pilates Challenge encourages exploration of movement through intermediate to advanced exercises on the PRO-ROLLER. Incorporating the foam roller with Pilates exercise is a motivational way to deepen mind-body awareness, promote better posture and body symmetry, and challenge core strength and balance.

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Sanctband® Pilates Essentials

Author: Angela Kneale, OTD, MA, OTR/L, NBC-HWC

Adding resistance bands during your Pilates exercises invites fun and enjoyable movements, replicates many of the exercises performed on Pilates equipment, and provides progressive resistance for efficient strengthening and conditioning.

Targeting control of muscles while both lengthening and shortening emphasizes whole body integration.

Book includes a Sanctband® medium resistance band.

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Stretch Out® Strap Pilates Essentials
Second Edition

Author: Angela Kneale, OTD, MA, OTR/L, NBC-HWC

Using the Stretch Out® Strap during exercise provides sensory feedback that helps develop better posture, flexibility, muscular balance, body symmetry, core strength, and shoulder stability.

These dynamic Pilates exercises heighten body awareness and relieve stress, focusing on deep breathing, and efficient, controlled movements.

Book is available with or without a Stretch Out® Strap.

Ball Rolling for Happy Healthy Hands
Second Edition

Author: Angela Kneale, OTD, MA, OTR/L, NBC-HWC

This wellness book introduces an enjoyable, accessible method for providing therapeutic self-care for our overused hands, arms, shoulders, and neck. The comprehensive plan integrates use of Small Health Balls™ to benefit whole body comfort, with movements that can be performed anywhere.

Enjoy playful healing movement, improved ergonomic awareness, healthier posture, better breathing, and stress relief.

Book is available with or without Small Health Balls.