Benefits of Pilates
“Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness”
Pilates is a safe way of body exercices on the mat. It evolved from the principles of Joseph Pilates and can dramatically transform the way your body looks, feels and performs. Underneath you can find the benefits of Pilates.
Benefits of Pilates
Avoids in Injuries
Joseph Pilates was adamant that Pilates, or contrology as he called it, was about "the complete coordination of body, mind, and spirit." This is one of the secrets of Pilates exercise: we practice each movement with total attention. When we exercise in this way, the body and mind unite to bring forth the most benefit possible from each exercise. The Pilates principles — centering, concentration, control, precision, breath, and flow — are key concepts that we use to integrate body and mind.
Physical activities stimulates chemicals like serotonin, also called the happy chemical. While your energy increases, you'll feel like you can do more. Hereby you'll also sleep beter. With Pilates you're also around people and get to meet new friends. That'll for sure boost your mood!
Avoid in injuries
The focus on core strength and flexibility helps keep the body strong and reduces risk of injury. In Pilates, we work toward a safe increase in length and stretch of the muscles and range of motion within the joints. We build a body that can stretch and bend to meet the flow of life. Cause of a leaner body you'll be avoiding injuries while working out and improve your results.
Good posture is a reflection of good alignment supported by a strong core. It is a position from which one can move freely. Starting with Pilates movement fundamentals and moving through mat and equipment exercises, Pilates trains the body to express itself with strength and harmony. You can see this in the beautiful posture of those who practice Pilates. It's a reason why people do Pilates for back pain.