The Benefits of Pilates
Pilates can really make a difference in your health without taking too much out on your body.
Mind-body workout focusing on breathing, correct spinal and pelvic alignment, and concentration on smooth flowing movement, learn to control the movement.
Flat abdominals and a strong back
Pilates exercises develop a strong "core," or center of the body. The core consists of the deep abdominal muscles along with the muscles closest to the spine. Control of the core is achieved by integrating the trunk, pelvis and shoulder girdle.
Create an evenly conditioned body, improve sports performance, and prevent injuries. The result is muscular imbalance - a primary cause of injury and chronic back pain.
Many of the exercises are performed in reclining or sitting positions, and most are low impact and partially weight bearing. Pilates is so safe, it is used in physical therapy facilities to rehabilitate injuries.
But it’s also challenging…
Pilates is also an extremely flexible exercise system. Modifications to the exercises allow for a range of difficulty ranging from beginning to advanced. Get the workout that best suits you now, and increase the intensity as your body conditioning improves.
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