The Benefits of Pilates

"Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness."

Joseph Pilates

Regular practice of Pilates can have the following benefits:

- Improved mobility and flexibility

- Reduction in aches and pains - in particular back pain

- Greater muscular strength and endurance

- Improved joint stability and ability to perform daily tasks

- Improved strength and endurance of the pelvic floor muscles

- Improved core stability and abdominal strength, leading to lower incidences of injury.  

- Improved co-ordination and balance, helping to prevent falls.

- Reduced stress levels and increased wellbeing, energy and vitality

- Improved postural alignment and muscle tone 

- Improved sporting performance

- Lengthens and stretches the body to make it look leaner

- Increased body tone including buttocks, thighs, arms, shoulders, arms 

- Can help correct muscular imbalances and kyphotic or lordotic postures