Industry Bridging to Certificate IV in Pilates Instruction (2004), outlines the original Pilates Principals as;
Focus into movements to make more refined, intense and effective.
Mind body connection
Ensure all movements are executed with focus, flow, precision and energy.
The mind body creates the movement
All work must rotate around the control from the core of the body, and focus of the mind.
Work is refined ad perfected to create efficient movements.
Energy and focus keep movement flowing from one to another, creating continuous control.
Breath is used to assist, challenge, release and energise.
Pilates International additional principal’s;
Balancing the mind and body through movement.
Consistency and dedication to making change and progression.