• Develop long, lean muscles while boosting energy and strength
• Learn basic Pilates positions and control for faster results
• Add resistance to your practice to create lean muscle
• 65 minutes
• Made exclusively by Gaiam
Get the most out of your Pilates workout – from the number #1 instructor, Mari Winsor. Beginner Pilates is the definitive beginner’s DVD to learning correct form and alignment to achieve faster, safer results. Develop the long, lean muscles Pilates is famous for, while increasing strength and energy. In “Perfect Form Pilates,” you’ll learn basic Pilates principles including proper body positioning and control. This tutorial-style session is all about developing the “powerhouse,” your body’s natural control center (10 minutes). In “Pilates Primer,” you’ll learn purposeful breathing during Pilates to yield better and faster results. Mari shows you how to optimize your breath during controlled Pilates movements. These toning and lengthening moves will make you taller and more graceful (25 minutes) In “Strengthen and Lengthen” you’ll add resistance to your practice to strengthen and help create lean muscle. This workout helps build stability while developing those long, toned muscles that give you that classic Pilates look (30 minutes). 65 minutes. Made in the USA.