Are you really practicing Pilates, the real one initially called Contrology?

When practicing Pilates, you should expect to move physically and be mentally challenged, and even break a sweat. Your workout will traditionally begin on the Reformer or Mat which is the foundation of your training. The goal of the Method is to systematically develop your mind’s ability to control each full-body exercise from your “powerhouse” (core). Joe stated, “Contrology begins with mind control over muscles”. As a newbie, you’ll probably feel surprised at the subtle intensity of even beginner exercises. It almost feels like re-learning how to move, but in ways that feel energizing, efficient, and pain-free.

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