About Pilates

The Pilates Method was created by the rehabilitation techniques of Joseph Pilates in the early 1900s. Today Pilates is used internationally by individuals at all levels of fitness including dancers, sports teams and fitness enthusiasts of all ages. The Pilates Method of body conditioning uses stretching and strengthening exercises to tone muscles, improve posture and enhance balance and flexibility. Through its focus on core strengthening and the enhancement of the mind-body connection, Pilates provides stability for the body helping to improve coordination, relieve stress and prevent injuries.