The Classical Pilates Method and pilates equipment will strengthen and tone the entire body, with an emphasis on the core muscles, otherwise known as the “powerhouse”. The powerhouse is primarily the abdominals, glutes, and inner thighs to initiate both stability and mobility in all the pilates exercises, and also in daily life. support the back and initiate movement). It is not uncommon for pilates students to re-learn correct posture, realign to proper biomechanical patterns and gain inches in height after only a few months of regular pilates practice! Enhanced overall fitness and stronger physique are additional benefits.
The Pilates Method is an order of specific exercises developed by Joseph Pilates in the early 1900’s that strengthens and tones the entire body. The movements are flowing, precise, energizing, and challenging, and rely on a “mind-body” connection. It’s this mind-body connection that makes pilates effective and defines what pilates truly is. As Joseph Pilates once wrote, Pilates is “the complete coordination of the mind, body, and spirit”!
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