One of the biggest misconceptions of Pilates is that it is only a "core" workout...and nothing could be further from the truth. Pilates is a full body workout designed to develop a balance of muscular strength and flexibility with control.
Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness. Our interpretation of physical fitness is the attainment and maintenance of a uniformly developed body with a sound mind fully capable of naturally, easily, and satisfactorily performing our many and varied daily tasks with spontaneous zest and pleasure. - Joseph Pilates
Suitable for all fitness levels
The beauty of Pilates is that it is a system which utilizes an array of apparatus and exericse variations to customize the workout to the Pilates novice or the seasoned athlete. Pilates adheres to the safe progression of movement development making it an ideal program for beginners looking to start a safe and effective fitness program. For the seasoned athlete, Pilates acts as a great complement to the conditioning of any other sport as it is a system that improves upon functional fitness and movement mechanics. Athletes become more efficient at their spot by learning how to incorporate full-body movement, proper transfer of forces throughout the body, into their sport.
A body free from nervous tension and fatigue is the ideal shelter provided by nature for housing a well balanced mind, fully capable of successfully meeting all the complex problems of modern living. - Joseph Pilates
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