The Art of Contortionism


Below, a video of the Cirque Du Soleil contortionists, Julie Bergez, Natasha Patterson, Dasha Sovik to inspire and inform your Pilates. Their flawless performance demonstrates the eight key principles of Pilates in action: control, concentration, flowing movements, alignment, breathing, centreing or balance, and relaxation, by which we mean only using the muscles needed to execute a movement, allowing the others to relax. Beautiful to watch, their bodies like moving sculptures…


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