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Pilates Anytime: Centering With Awareness

The first class in Erin Wilson’s Begin Pilates series will get your practice off on the right foot

Welcome to the first class of instructor Erin Wilson’s Begin Pilates series, from Pilates Anytime, an online streaming platform.

Using your breath and the feedback of your hands, you will begin this mat class by bringing awareness into the center of your body. You’ll also learn step-by-step cueing, as well as relatable visual cues. By the end of class, you will have a better understanding of Pilates and what your own body needs. And have had a good laugh!

Suggested prop: thick towel or blanket.

Please consult your physician before beginning any exercise program.


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More Begin Pilates Videos

AARP Members Only Access is offering the following six on-demand Begin Pilates classes with Erin Wilson, and more free Pilates Anytime videos here.


Class 1: Centering With Awareness (this class)

Class 2: Control & Connection

Class: 3: Mind & Body Concentration 

Class 4: Movement With Precision  

Class 5: Expand With Your Breath

Class 6: Finding Your Flow

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