what are the benefits of pilates?

– increased muscle strength and tone, particularly of your abdominal muscles, lower back, hips and buttocks (the ‘core muscles’ of your body)
– improved posture
– tone and build long, lean muscles
– balanced muscular strength on both sides of your body
– relief from back pain and joint stress
– a stronger, healthier back
– challenge deep abdominal muscles to support the core
– a flatter stomach
– engage the mind and enhance body awareness
– condition efficient patterns of movement making the body less prone to injury
– reduce stress, relieve tension, boost energy through deep stretching
– restore postural alignment
– promote recovery from strain or injury
– increase joint range of motion
– improved circulation
– enhance mobility, agility and stamina
– improve the way your body looks and feels