Joseph Pilates

About Pilates

Pilates is a form of total body conditioning and training developed by
the late Joseph Pilates (Germany). It is an exercise method that strengthens
core postural muscles and develops proper body alignment.
It reduces common muscle and ligament damage associated with other
fitness programmes and often plays a key role in rehabilitation programmes.

Practiced regularly the benefits include:

 Posture, balance and core strength are increased

 Enhanced lung capacity and circulation

 Strength and flexibility particularly of abdomen and back muscles

 Improved overall toning of body

 Co-ordination both muscular and mental

 Bone density and joint health are improved

 Targeting of specific muscles to enhance your performance in a
chosen sport

 Stress release and increased vitality