My First Pilates Workout
http://www.mindbites.com/lesson/1487-my-first-pilates-workout Never done Pilates before? No need to be afraid!! This workout is intended for those who have never taken a Pilates mat class and want to know what this Pilates body is all about. Technique is stressed as we move through the workout smoothly and fluidly. Build strength in your abdominal and core muscles safely and effectively. Many Pilates sample exercises are demonstrated including the half roll down, the swan dive, the rollover hip lift, and many others. Basic Pilates principals such as neutral position, supported position, and other fundamental concepts to a successful Pilates workout. Even if you have been doing Pilates for a while, dont worry! You will get a great workout! And why not brush up on technique? Perfect for people who want to learn and do Pilates at home; this lesson is easier than the hassle of going to a Pilates studio or hiring a personal Pilates instructor. This video Pilates lesson is part of a broader catalog of lessons available through http://www.ultimatepilatesworkouts.com, a subscription-based Pilates video site. The creators of Ultimate Pilates Workouts, Katherine & Kimberly Corp are the founders of Pilates on Fifth (http://www.pilatesonfifth.com), a well-known and well-respected Pilates studio in NYC. Katherine and Kimberly Corp own and operate Manhattan's largest Pilates studio, Pilates on Fifth. Their diverse blend of experiences from corporate women to Radio City Rockettes to studio owners gives them a rare understanding of both active and inactive peoples needs. They are committed to helping regular people get more life out of their years through fitness. They launched the Pilates on Fifth Video Podcast in June of 2007, which quickly rose to #1 in the health section of iTunes. The Japanese version of the podcast, The New York Pilates Video Podcast, had similar success.