Pilates unites the mind, body, and soul in a way that eases tension and promotes health and well being. Regular practice improves your breathing and outlook on life. Pilates can increase your muscle mass which in turn increases your body shape which increases your skill and confidence! A lovely result is that your posture may be improved- improving your
confidence and self-esteem.
In aging clients, Pilates reduces muscle loss and supports healthy bones.
Pilates increases a dancers
Pilates can help build healthy bones. The weight-bearing and impact exercises can increase bone density and bone strength. Pilates gives confidence and skills to try new activities or sports, and reduces risks of cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis. It helps build a lifetime habit that supports a healthy life!
Pilates can help you do it better. The repetition of movement patterns require optimal form and muscle recruitment, and often pattern lead to muscle imbalances and postural asymmetries. Pilates can support balance and correct alignment so you can excel!
YES! Regardless of your sport or activity, Pilates includes a general emphasis on body awareness, mental focus, optimal movement mechanics and balance in strength and flexibility.
Runners, gymnasts, tennis players, golfers, swimmers, divers, and figure skaters- to name only a few- will benefit immensely from the specificity AND cross-training that Pilates offers.