This video goes into more details into explaining the Pilates core muscles. Zeina a. Grifoni, MPT tries to give Pilates teachers and Pilates practitioners a understanding of the anatomy of the core muscles. According to the PMA core muscles include:

  • Deep abdominals (obliques, transverse abdominis)
  • Multifidus
  • Gluteus maximus
  • Pelvic floor
  • The top of the “Core” is the diaphragm