Breath, concentration, center, control, precision, and flow.
Joseph Pilates called it “contrology”, he defined his work as a way to unify the body, mind and spirit.
His principles, which we now call the principles of Pilates, are the foundation for his approach to physical fitness. While the principles may sound abstract, their integration, according to Pilates, helps achieve balance and strength.
Below you can explore the essence of these principles, and how they are used in our classes today.