Pilates is a form of low-impact exercise that aims to strengthen muscles while improving postural alignment and flexibility. Pilates moves tend to target the core, although the exercises work other areas of your body as well. It is a great system of exercises that is typically performed on the floor with a cushioned mat or with the use of specialized apparatus and aims to improve flexibility and stability by strengthening the muscles and especially the torso-stabilizing muscles of the abdomen, lower back, pelvic floor muscles and glutes as well as bringing balance for the pelvic bones and spine to enhance your body as a whole.
If you’ve wanted to try Pilates classes but something has been holding you back, now’s your time to sign up for your first one. Pilates offers plenty of benefits to your body, no matter what your fitness background. You’ll improve your posture, focus on bodily alignment, and get one heck of a core workout.