What is Pilates?

Pilates is a safe, effective workout to stretch and strengthen your body. It will leave you looking toned, revitalized and moving with ease. Pilates transforms the way you feel, look and perform, no matter what your age or condition.

For those with medical issues that limit exercise, Pilates has been used for rehabilitative purposes since the early 20th century. Men and women with arthritis, fibromyalgia, back problems, sports injuries can all benefit and improve from Pilates. Pilates exercises retrain dysfunctional movement patterns and corrects biomechanical faults. Pilates helps to improve spinal alignment stretches tight hamstrings and hip flexors and strengthens smaller stabilizing muscles that help to improve posture. Developing muscle strength relieves pressure on joints and stops the debilitating effect of compensation of poorly functioning muscles.

The program options are endless with over 500 exercises on the mat and specialty equipment like the reformer, chair, barrel and tower system. It allows you to sit, kneel, recline or stand while exercising. It is the perfect compliment to cardiovascular exercise and should be incorporated several times a week. The exercises can be modified to fit the needs of each individual.

Because the program spans age, fitness levels, skill levels and abilities; it is a workout that can be sustained for a lifetime.

Benefits:

  • Flexibility
  • Core strength
  • Muscular strength
  • Improved balance and coordination
  • Pain-free range of motion
  • Improves posture and muscle imbalances
  • Helps prevent injury
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