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Pilates Principles

"Ideally our muscles should obey our will. Reasonably our will should not be dominated by the reflex action of our muscles." Joseph Pilates 1880-1967

Classical Pilates is a mind body exercise regime. We incorporate the key principles of Joseph Pilates into each workout. You have to use:

Concentration: This is vital in learning to control the body and mind. During your workout concentrate only on yourself and let go of the distractions of daily life.

Centring: Learn to stabilise, initiate and control movement from your centre.

Control: Perform each exercise without momentum to gain the greatest benefits.

Breathing: Utilise the breath to enhance movement flow. Focus on full exhalations.

Precision: Attention to detail will help break faulty movement patterns.

Flowing Movements: Never rush, work seamlessly

"With body, mind and spirit functioning perfectly as a co-ordinated whole, what else could be expected other than an active, alert, disciplined person?" Joseph Pilates 1880-1967

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