Pilates was developed by German-born Joseph Pilates, who believed mental and physical health were closely connected. Pilates is a form of low-impact exercise that aims to strengthen muscles while improving joint mobility, postural alignment, balance and flexibility. The movements involve slow, precise movements and breath control. Pilates not only changes your body but it changes your mind, your attitude and your mood.
Benefits of Pilates:
* Good Posture * Muscle Tone * Abdominal strength * Flexibility & Range of Movement * Improves balance * Reduce stress * Improves sense of well-being
Pilates is often used in rehabilitation programs for injuries such as: Chronic neck and back pain, Hip/Knee replacements, Multiple sclerosis, Scoliosis, Dance/Sport injuries etc.