The Pilates Intermediate membership is not for beginners. You are advised to subscribe the Pilates Essential membership first.
It is important that you have a good understanding of the Pilates Basic Principles prior to doing these videos. You need to know how to apply these principles to Pilates exercises and the ability to self-correct.
If you dive straight in at the intermediate level you are less likely to achieve the expected results and you could get injured.
Being in the right start position (alignment) will help you to do the exercizes correctly, safely and effectively
After starting with the correct alignment, the way you do the exercise is important. Poor execution can lead to poor results and injury.
Workouts are divided into:
Full Body Workout 45-60 mins:
These classes stretch, strengthen and mobilise all the major parts of the body and should be done 2-3 times a week.
Mini Workouts 15-30 mins:
These mini workouts focus on a section of the body or specific muscle groups. Mini workouts can be combined to form a full all round class.
It's important that the whole body is covered 2-3 times during the course of a week.
Muscles, joints and fascia need stretching on a regular basis to maintain mobility and reduce stiffness and injury.
Correct stretching technique is essential in order to get results and to reduce injury