Pilates is an exercise method that incorporates the most effective elements from eastern disciplines such as yoga, tai chi, Qi Gong, martial arts and western disciplines such as dance, gymnastics, swimming to obtain a healthy mental and physical condition. It´s safe and effective and it develops a base of power, control and flexibility and creates a body in balance. Regular practice of Pilates boosts the energy level and improves postural control.
The essence of Pilates can be found in its 6 principles:
Respiration, strengthening of the core, control, concentration, flow and precision.
By following these principles you´ll control your mind and your mind will control your body. Quickly you´ll feel and see the changes to your body and you´ll wish to set new physical challenges. Gradually you will discover the importance to combine the 6 principles at the moment of executing each exercise or to introduce them in your day to day life.
No more back pain
Pilates creates stability and steadiness to your spine. Pilates is the best all around physical and mental conditioning system. It is excellent for rehabilitation of injuries, improving posture problems and relieving chronic back and shoulder pain.