Definition of Callanetics in English:
plural noun[treated as singular or plural] trademark in the UK
A system of physical exercises based on small repeated movements.
- Says Mary Adams of Callanetics In The UK: ‘We have had top athletes and girls who haven't exercised in their lives with both groups doing the same thing at their own pace.
- Ms. Lewis, a fitness expert and a ballet dancer, has been conducting dance workshops in the city, especially on Callanetics, a fitness programme developed in the U.S.
- I've finally reached that point where I've realised I'm not going to fit into my old clothes for a long while yet, Callanetics or no Callanetics.
1980s: named after Callan Pinckney (born 1939), American deviser of the system, perhaps on the pattern of athletics.
Definition of Callanetics in:
- US English dictionary
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