What Is Pilates & What Are The Benefits?

Pilates is…

  • It is a series of flowing movements to strengthen and stretch muscles.
  • It focuses on core muscles of the trunk to provide a solid base for movement.
  • It works the smaller stabilising muscles ensuring that larger global muscles enjoy optimal functioning.
  • It approaches the body as a whole, and restores and teaches correct posture and movement (which is often out of balance due to our modern lifestyles).

What are the benefits?

  • Prevents injury by improving body awareness.
  • Promotes better movement.
  • Balances strength with flexibility.
  • Develops longer, leaner muscles.
  • It enhances athletic performance and movement quality.
  • It boosts self image.

Judy Bertram What Is Pilates?