A tight, flat stomach is the ultimate fitness goal on everyone's wish-list. While it's true that diet is key for shredding fat from your middle, regular training also plays a crucial role in honing abs of steel.
Pilates requires complete dedication and focus. When in a class, let go of all other distractions and focus on the job that you need to get done. Focus on strengthening your body. Teach yourself to block out distractions and apply these principals to other facets in your life.