Pilates Evolution in the 21st Century – The Original 34 Exercises in order by Joseph Pilates known as Contrology.
“Concentrate on the correct movements EACH TIME YOU EXERCISE, lest you do them improperly and thus lose all the vital benefits of their value. Correctly executed and mastered to the point of subconscious reaction, these exercises will reflect grace and balance in your routine activities. Contrology exercises build a sturdy body and sound mind fitted to perform every day tasks with ease and perfection as well as to provide tremendous reserve energy for sports, recreation, emergencies.”
There are short video clips of each exercise intended to give an insight into what it’s all about. The clips are taken from YouTube. Remember to perform these exercises including Pilates principles.
Do not attempt these exercises without prior advice from a Pilates instructor – all undertaken at your own risk.
If you have never attempted Pilates before and are not a fit and healthy individual, you will need modifications to these exercises. Seek the advice of a doctor and a Pilates instructor before you attempt any of these exercises but enjoy watching them and the grace and strength involved in performing them.