Concentration – It’s important to be mentally present as you do Pilates exercises, remaining aware of your body’s movements, sensations and alignment.
Control – Moving the body in a controlled manner so as to carry out the exercises safely and effectively.
Centering – Using body sides of the body equally and evenly
Fluidity – Smoothly transitioning from one movement to the next to create a flow.
Precision – Each movement should be precise, the accurate positioning of each part of your body it vital in order to achieve all the benefits of pilates.
Breathe – Paying attention to your breathing is important as this fuels your concentration and precision. You should aim for deep, steady breaths.