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A Strong Foundation for Movement
Unique to the Pilates method is the emphasis on the mind-body connection and increased awareness of body movements. Combined with an emphasis on core stability, Pilates provides a strong foundation for movement in sport and activities of daily living.
benefits of Pilates
- Emphasis on mind-body connection
- Increase awareness of body movements
- Strengthen core muscles
- Improve posture and spinal alignment
- Improve balance and proprioception
- Increase muscle strength and flexibility
Developed by Joseph Pilates nearly 100 years ago as a rehabilitation program, Pilates is a total body work-out centered on strengthening the core muscles of the back and abdominals. The Pilates repertoire is performed on various apparatuses designed by Joseph Pilates, such as the Cadillac and the Reformer. Exercises may also utilize the mat and various props, such as Therabands and the Magic Circle.
Nearly everyone can benefit from the improved posture and spinal alignment, improved balance and proprioception, and increased muscle strength and flexibility that Pilates offers.