Lengthen, strengthen and tone muscles without joint stress. Gaiam's Pilates Beginning Mat Workout DVD with certified Pilates instructor Ana Caban introduces basic principles of Pilates and proper technique and form, with focus on strengthening areas of interest - the abdomen, lower back and buttocks. Contains a bonus Energy Boost workout with chapter menus and an instructor interview. 60 minutes. Award-winning, certified Pilates instructor Ana Cabn is a professional dancer who turned to Pilates for empowerment and injury rehabilitation. Ana and her videos have been featured in CBS News, Weight Watchers Magazine, The Los Angeles Daily News and The Miami Herald.