How To Go From Beginner to Intermediate in Pilates
Have you been working out at the Beginner level in Pilates and feel ready to level up your practice? We’re here to help you achieve your goals and discover new movement & exercises your body craves! Here’s how to level up from Beginner to Intermediate in Pilates:
First, let’s cover the main differences between Beginner & Intermediate Pilates classes on Pilatesology💡:
The main differences between Beginner and Intermediate are:
• Beginner classes focus on foundational exercises with an emphasis on building strength in the Powerhouse.
• In Beginner, there are no movements that roll body weight onto the neck, as well as more modifications for various body issues.
• Depending on the focus in basic classes, there may be fewer exercises linked together without rest and fewer complex movements.
Here’s some classes to try to start progressing to get to Intermediate Pilates level. 🎉
Next Level Mat: Once you’ve learned the basics of Pilates and can move with control you’re ready for the next level—adding flow to the mix with Tiziana.
In Gina Papalia’s Precision Flow Mat, she puts attention to precision for the first rep and then turns on the Pilates flow!