Pilates is a fitness system, created by Joseph Pilates in the early 1920s in Germany.
It is a series of controlled movements, which are performed on special devices or
The Pilates method is focused on bettering flexibility and strength of your body without
unnecessary mass building.
The goal of pilates is to coordinate mind, body and spirit, something Joseph Pilates called “control-logic”.
For a session of pilates, you need to concentrate on your central muscles (stomach, lower back, hips etc),
on muscle contraction, on breathing and the quality of your movements.
Some of the benefits of pilates:
-strengthens and tones muscles, without forming unnecessary muscle mass;
-raises awareness of your body;
-betters the bodies standing;
-strengthens the spine and makes it more flexible;
-relieves back pain;
-gain higher control over your breathing;
-lowers stress and gives you energy;
-teaches you how to coordinate mind, body and spiritl
-improves your look and confidence.