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Pilates Quote – Contrology Mind-Body Connection

Contrology, the art and science of control.  This is the term Joseph Pilates coined for his system of exercise.  We must learn to be mindful of our movements.  The brain controls the actions of the body.

To develop the mind-body connection, we must begin by consciously paying attention to the finer-details of what we’re doing while we exercise.  When we use mind control over muscles, we are successfully “working the Pilates system,” and using the power of Contrology to improve health.  What begins as movement and exercise with conscious control, shifts with practice to be a comfortable and correct way of using our bodies for everything we do.  With the right muscles working, what else can we expect but to enjoy a well-balanced body and optimal whole-body health.\

Posted by Aliesa George in Pilates, Quotes and tagged , , , , , , , , , .

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