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Pilates Video Demonstration Series

Pilates can be defined in most simple terms as the art of strength, stretch and control. There are six guiding principles of the method: Breathing, Centering, Control, Concentration, Precision, and Flow of Movement. Through these introductory exercises, you will discover various ways to identify your core muscles and then learn how to access and strengthen them more efficiently. This four-part series of videos represents each successive exercise and its place in the overall Pilates experience.

  1. Pilates Breathing
  2. Pelvic Alignment
  3. Shoulder Girdle Alignment
  4. Core Stabilization

I. Pilates Breathing

This video focuses on breathing, including the concepts of breath awareness, lateral breathing, and Pilates "scoop."

II. Pelvic Alignment

Pilates can be defined in most simple terms as the art of strength, stretch and control. There are six guiding principles of the method: Breathing, Centering, Control, Concentration, Precision, and Flow of Movement. Through these introductory exercises, you will discover various ways to identify your core muscles and then learn how to access and strengthen them more efficiently. This second video in the series focuses on centering and the importance of pelvic alignment to get the most out of each Pilates session.

III. Shoulder Girdle Alignment

Pilates can be defined in most simple terms as the art of strength, stretch and control. There are six guiding principles of the method: Breathing, Centering, Control, Concentration, Precision, and Flow of Movement. Through these introductory exercises, you will discover various ways to identify your core muscles and then learn how to access and strengthen them more efficiently. This third video in the series focuses on centering and the importance of shoulder girdle alignment to get the most out of each Pilates session.

IV. Core Stabilization

Pilates can be defined in most simple terms as the art of strength, stretch and control. Learn more about the role of core stabilization in this process with this installment of our Pilates video series.

Authors

Sarah Faller
Certified Pilates Instructor
Integrative Care Center of Hospital for Special Surgery

 

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