Before you start with exercising according to your Weekly Plan or Challenge start your pilates journey with introduction about Pilates as a method of exercise. Knowing Pilates Principles will help you to correctly perform an exercise and to move in everyday life.
Pilates Movement Principles - Breathing
In pilates breathing is integrated into every movement, in order to focus on what we are doing, to improve lungs capacity and flow of oxygen through our body.
Breathing also can be used to decrease stress, lower or raise blood pressure and many other improvement can be done only with breathing t...
Pilates Movement Principles - CORE
Elements of core include: all abdominal muscles, pelvic floor, diphragm and small muscles that support our spine.
When you learn to use this muscles you will balanced and graceful movement.
Pilates Movement Principles - Neutral Spine
Our core works best when lumbal spine and pelvis are in neutral position. How to know if our spine is in neutral? Watch this video to find out.
Pilates Movement Principles - Abdominal Strength
Abdominal strength is important in creating a strong torso and is very important for generating power an athletic activities.
Pilates Movement Principles - Lumbo Pelvic Stability
Lumbopelvic stability is created by combination of different muscles which act together to move body in a balanced manner.
Pilates Movement Principles- Strengthening and Mobilizing Spine
We need to take care of our spine´s mobility. If spine loses mobility in a certain direction, movement will be less comfortable and pain or injury can be the result.
Pilates Movement Principle - Shoulder Stability and Mobility
General Pilates Principles
`Physical fitness is first requisite of happiness`.