WHAT IS PILATES
Know all about – Pilates
Pilates (pronounced puh-lah-teez) – the mind-body exercise was evolved by Joseph Pilates in early 20th century. Pilates works to strengthen the core of the body thus not only improves general fitness but works miraculously for people with any medical issues. This exercise is influenced by gymnastics, boxing, Greco-Roman wrestling, yoga and dancing.
The basic principles on which Pilates work are
– Breathing, and
– Flowing movement
Pilates emphasizes on the abdomen, obliques, lower back, inner and outer thigh, and butt with least chances of injury. It offers innumerable variations and progressions and is therefore able to build interest for a longer time. With Pilates one can gain good body strength, flexibility, body coordination, balance and a correct body posture.
The Pilates classes/ sessions assists in building body strength, increasing body flexibility and lean muscle tone. This fitness system strengthens, stretches and stabilizes the key body muscles with very precise movements emphasizing on control and technique. Using specialized equipment’s like Reformer, the Cadillac, Wanda Chair and mat anyone, yes you read it right anyone can get evenly conditioned body with improved performance and efficiency.