Benefits of Pilates
Sitting for hours on a computer? Pilates will help you to build muscles and flexibility to sit higher and stronger with better posture.
Recovering from an injury? Pilates can be a very effective tool of rehabilitation. Prenatal or postnatal. Pilates can help you stay fit during your pregnancy and recover more quickly after. No matter your age or fitness level, Pilates can help you live a more balanced life.
The Pilates Method
Focuses on the muscles of the core, “the Powerhouse” these muscles are essential for spine and joints, helping to maintain the balance and strength of the whole body. Our program also teaches awareness of breathing and postural alignment to strengthen effectively the Powerhouse Centre of your body – the abdomen, lowback, joint the hips and buttocks.
The Pilates method is a form of exercise, developed by Joseph Pilates, which emphasizes the balanced development of the body through strength, flexibility and awareness in order to support the efficient and elegant movement. It was created for improving the mobility of the conscious body, with total control of the movement all the way, developing body awareness.
Know in which part of the movement we lack control due to excess stress, muscle contraction, joint stiffness… etc., and be aware of where there is a problem, get better through Pilates exercises gaining in quality of life to the disappearance of limiting headaches bedeviling above us.
The exercise variations are the key to success in the practice of the Pilates method and can reach a variety of populations. These modifications make a safe and challenging workout for someone at any level of the Pilates method.
The Pilates method, or simply Pilates, is a system of physical and mental training, created in the early 20th century by Joseph Hubertus Pilates, who devised it based on his knowledge in various specialties such as gymnastics, Traumatology and yoga, combining dynamism and muscle strength with mind control, breathing and relaxation.
In its beginnings was called Contrology, by the own Pilates, since it emphasizes the use of the mind to control the body, but seeking balance and the unit between the two.
The method focuses on development of internal muscles to maintain body balance and give stability and firmness to the spine, so it is widely used as a therapy in rehabilitation and to, for example, prevent and improve back discomfort.
Practiced worldwide and should be a part of their growing popularity that is practiced by celebrities from the world of music, cinema, dance or sport.