Free Member Videos

THIS PAGE CONTAINS ALL THE VIDEOS ACCESSIBLE TO FREE MEMBERS OF MyPilatesClub.com. FREE MEMBERS CANNOT ACCESS OTHER COACHING VIDEOS.

These are the core training videos that ALL members must start with to prepare for moving forward to the structured video coaching classes. As a Free Member of MPC, you will be able to access the videos below in groups of THREE at a time. You cannot jump ahead, so stay tuned for release of access to each new batch of videos!!

Keep an eye on your email inbox for confirmation of access to the videos.

Familiarise yourself with these videos and assuming you feel Pilates is something you’d like to explore further, consider becoming a Paid Member of either the Beginners Pilates video coaching or the Back Care Pilates video coaching. CLICK HERE to register for paid coaching.

 

video 1 Video 1 – Finding Neutral Pelvis 

Learn about the relationship between your pelvis and spine to enable you to adopt correct positioning to exercise safely and to improve posture.

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no_button_purple2 copy Video 2 – Lateral Breathing practice 

Correct breathing technique is vitally important in your Pilates practice. It helps in concentrating your stabilisation of core muscles and also energises your body.

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no_button_purple3 copy Video 3 – Stabilising – Pelvic Floor 

Stabilising deep abdominal muscles is central to Pilates. Learning to locate and activate your pelvic floor muscles takes concentration and practice – but is extremely important!

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no_button_purple4 copy Video 4 – Pelvic Stability

Advance working with your breath and pelvic floor muscles, now using knee drops to mildly challenge core stability whilst carefully maintaining the pelvis in position.

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no_button_purple5 copy Video 5 – Prone Centering 

Learn how to engage the deep abdominal muscles whilst prone, without creating tension elsewhere, while ensuring the maintenance of neutral pelvis during the exercise.

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no_button_purple6 copy Video 6 – Stabilising on All Fours 

Advance to engaging the deep abdominal muscles while on all fours, working with the breath, relaxing the upper back muscles and holding a straight back.

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no_button_purple7 copy Video 7 – Shell Stretch 

Learn how to release tension in the spine and how to recover correctly into a neutral position.

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no_button_purple8 copy Video 8 – Alternative Spine Release 

A valuable alternative spine release technique to the shell stretch is provided here for you to practice and use when required.

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no_button_purple9 copy Video 9 – Centering on Side 

It is important to be able to correctly align the body whilst on your side in Pilates and to be able to focus on engaging the deep abdominal muscles, whilst working with correct breathing.

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About Pilates

So many people around the world have benefitted from the experience of regular involvement with Pilates. Young and old, super-celebrities, famous dancers, athletes, top-flight sports people… We want to be part of the movement that really opens up the availability of Pilates to help as many people as possible. Now it’s your turn to really get to know a little more about what Pilates is and how it can benefit you. So, we invite you to read on through the sections that follow. From a brief look at the fascinating history of how the technique was originally developed by Joseph Pilates, through details about what the teachings can do for you and how to go about participating. Please take the time to [...] Learn more...

Why buy an MPC course? I could get a cheap DVD!

Yes – you could just buy the latest celebrity Pilates DVD or book. But there’s just no way of knowing what the quality and guidance or structure that is likely to be on offer. We have even found free Pilates video clips on the internet, but if people were to actually try and follow along with them. ? Painful! Whatever else is out there – it all seems so random to us! That’s why we decided it was necessary to have proper, carefully designed, structured Pilates progressions on video for people to follow along with. In addition to the benefits of being able to access the course whenever and wherever you are (with an internet connection), you will be receiving structured [...] Learn more...

Weight Loss

It should always be borne in mind that we should all be concerned with the basics of good nutrition and regular exercise throughout our lives. However, there are times that many of us are affected by circumstances that mean we have strayed above our ideal weight. Weight loss is therefore a matter of carefully adjusting our entire lifestyle to gradually restructure our body. Part of that plan will involve dietary alterations to kick the bad habits and learn to enjoy healthy foods more. Other aspects involve detoxification of our systems, relaxation, proper rest through quality sleep and of course by building into our lives the correct exercise our body craves. So, lets begin … … take a look at the information we’ve prepared [...] Learn more...

Is Pilates easy exercise?

Well – yes and no. Pilates is about careful, slow, gentle movement and not the massive, rapid, demanding actions found in some sports or other exercise disciplines. But whilst it is a gentle form of exercise, the precision and control of body movement required is quite high. This takes careful practise and the development of good muscular strength, control and co-ordination to be able to master the movements. Thankfully, the exercise modules we have designed are very carefully structured to lead you on a journey of physical development. It cannot be emphasized enough that the modules must be followed exactly as presented and practised to steadily build up your abilities. (Naturally – if there is any movement that causes pain then [...] Learn more...

What Can Pilates Do For Me?

This is an easy question to answer, but the end results will not be achieved without effort and close attention to the lessons over a sustained period, so that Pilates becomes a normal part of all that you do in your everyday life. That way you can continually be energised in body and mind; with an ensuing enhancement of spirit. So, to answer the question: When followed correctly Pilates can help you achieve the following:- Release from pain Certain of the exercises demonstrated can help to ease back pain, pain in joints, discomfort and pain encountered during and after preganacy. Take careful note however, that the exercise needs to be focused on the particular pain. You cannot assume that all [...] Learn more...

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How to Get Started With Pilates

Before starting any new exercise regime it is important to be sure you are fit enough and will not cause yourself harm. Our advice to any new student is to have a medical check up by your doctor. Explain in detail to them what you propose to do and make sure they are happy for you to get started. To prepare for Pilates, it's useful to consider clothing, equipment, location and so on. It’s actually very easy to make a start, so don’t be put off. Where to Exercise You will benefit from finding a quiet space to exercise in. If possible, try and shut yourself away in an area which is free of clutter and distractions, where you will not be [...] Learn more...

Registration: -> Enrol Here For Membership of MyPilatesClub <-

NOW WITH 20% DISCOUNT Choose from the membership options below. The options are currently either Beginners Pilates (BP) or Back Care Pilates (BCP). The prices on this page are all discounted and you receive TWO WEEKS FREE, paying only $9 for the first month (that’s less than half price). You will also receive the FREE bonus products listed further down this page. Just click on the JOIN NOW button for the selection that suits you best. If you have struggled with back pain, go for the Back Care option. Otherwise, start off with the Beginners. You will then be taken through a secure transaction process operated by PayPoint.net (Metacharge). Trusting the payment transaction is successful, you will receive a payment confirmation email from [...] Learn more...