Joseph Pilates's approach was originally referred to as "Contrology." This body/mind/spirit approach to movement was predicated on the integrating effects of centering, focus, control, precision, breath, and flow.
Whether exercising on a mat or using Pilates apparatus, such as the reformer or Cadillac, these fundamental principles infuse each exercise with intention and complete expression.
Modified for the chair, Anne's Pilates programs bring your attention to the center of your body, between your lower ribs and pubic bone. This is your powerhouse. When it comes to energy, Pilates exercises get their power from the center.
Core Fitness (34 minutes) was designed to focus on your Core- your abdominals, lower back, and pelvic floor. Your Core must be strong in order to:
Core Strength (31 minutes) helps seniors develop the core foundation of the body, plus the muscles of the upper and lower body are strengthened, all supporting longevity and the overall fitness of the body. Resistance band included.