Pilates is a holistic method to exercise and rehabilitation, it requires concentration of the mind on individual muscles. Achieving a mind - body connection.
The main muscles involved are that of your 'Core', the muscles surrounding your back, pelvis, and stomach = 'Core Stability'
Pilates aims to build on functional strength and functional flexibility increasing strength without losing flexibility and increasing flexibility without losing strength. This is all achieved through optimal body alignment.
By regularly completing a pilates workout and combining your skills into everyday life, one can aim to achieve:
~ Increased self and body awareness
~ Increased well being
~ Increased mental alertness
~ Improved posture
~ Decrease in aches and pains
~ Increase in functional strength and flexibility