Suna Pilates Postural Principles

Exercising in the right posture is the key to making exercise effective and getting the results you want. 

The postural principals that are core to a Suna Pilates workout can seem a little overwhelming in the beginning. We realise it can feel like there’s a lot to remember, and making the sssssssh sound can make you feel a bit silly. Hang in there! It’s amazing how fast you get used to it - and it’s so important because great posture in Pilates gives you an amazing cardio workout, as well as making your abs work harder.

It’s takes most people 5-10 sessions to lock in the principles and feel comfortable with the breathing... here are a few insights to help you remember the principles. 

If you need a refresher of the Principles you can watch it here:

Here are some tips you can use every day:

  • When walking think 'pubic bone to belly button' to activate your core.
  • When sitting at your desk imagine you are a puppet and have a string pulling from the top of your head to the ceiling.
  • When driving sit up straight and make sure you shuffle your butt right to the back of your seat to support your pelvis.