The principles of Pilates movements are Concentration: Focus into movements to make them more refined, intense and effective. The mind body connection. Control: To ensure that all movements are executed with focus, flow, precision and energy. Centring: All work must rotate around the control from the core of the body and focus of the mind. Precison: Work is refined and perfected to create efficient movement. Flowing movement: Energy and focus keep the movements flowing from one to another, in continuous control. Breathing: Breath is used to assist/ challenge/ release and energise the body. Alignment: Balancing the mind and body through movement. Commitment: Consistency and dedication to making change and progression.