Pilates focuses on quality of movement rather than quantity or intensity.
Efficiency is balance between effort and ease. Essentially it means receiving maximum results while using less energy.
Pilates focuses on quality of movement rather than quantity or intensity. Quality is about balance, and flow rather than repetition. By concentrating on precise and controlled movement, you will achieve movement efficiency, with a balance between muscle contraction and relaxation.
Often we are able to recognize unnecessary tension in the body and therefore release or relax it through the intention of the mind. Thus we create a holistic effect on our bodies not through force but through grace and ease.