Pilates is a form of mind-body exercise using a floor mat or a variety of equipment. It can dramatically transform the way your body looks, feels and performs by building strength without excess bulk. Pilates elongates and strengthens, improving muscle elasticity and joint mobility. Pilates uses a variety of equipment to assist and challenge clients so that they can achieve maximum benefit from the exercises. These pieces are known as The Cadillac, Universal Reformer, Wunda Chair and Ladder Barrel.
Pilates conditions the whole body, even the ankles and feet. No muscle group is over trained or under trained, helping you enjoy daily activities and sports with greater ease, better performance and less chance of injury.
Pilates also facilitates in teaching good posture, body awareness, and graceful movement. It improves flexibility, agility and economy of motion. Pilates has also been known to even help alleviate back pain.
No matter what your age or condition, Pilates is versatile and gentle enough to help everybody, from people with hip and knee replacements to elite athletes.
If you are looking for a teacher who will push you without yelling at you, inspire you to greater heights while having fun then you found your Pilates match!