In Pilates Ladder Barrel, winner of the Pilates Style DVD of the year, Siri Dharma Galliano shows some beginner, intermediate, and advanced exercises on the Pilates ladder barrel, including how to adjust it for people of different sizes and conditions.
Siri Dharma Galliano is one of the leading Pilates trainers in North America and Europe. She is a renowned New York Pilates instructor with over 20 years of experience.
She has trained actors on location in feature films such as The Matrix 2, The Matrix 3, Batman, and the Kill Bill films. In addition to her studio and film work, Ms. Galliano has traveled the world helping to sculpt the bodies of celebrity clients such as Madonna, Sting, Uma Thurman, Cameron Diaz, Carrie-Anne Moss and Jessica Lange.
A protégé of Romana Kryzanowska, the Master Pilates teacher who was trained by Joe Pilates, Ms. Galliano is also certified in Kundalini yoga by Yogi Bhajan. “She is a brilliant teacher,” shared Ms. Kryzanowska, “and one of my favorite people in the world.”
Ladder Barrel, an instructional DVD released in 2006, was produced by Ms. Galliano to demonstrate her favorite Joseph Pilates gymnastic apparatus and its use in a variety of stretch and strength exercises for teachers, physical therapists, and Pilates enthusiasts.