Have you ever thought that you can do gentle slow moves that will be very challenging? Pilates is indeed gentle without taking a toll on your spine and joints but rest assured that each exercise has its many challenges. The more advance you get the more challenging it gets as you are able to apply more and more technique to perfect each move. Pilates is a progressive form of exercise and only those who attend regular classes will really feel the benefits.
*** Be in Tune with your body – In Pilates there is a strong emphasis on breathing, correct spinal and pelvic alignment, and flow movement. With my precise instructions, demonstration and explanation you will learn how to listen to your body and how to control your movement so you can avoid any compensating patterns which will cause aches and pains in the long run .
*** The breathing in Pilates will improve your lung capacity and if you suffer from Asthma you may find it very helpful.
*** Movements are gentle and yet powerful – each move is safe and even though it is gentle it would require all your body to join in to create a flowing precise and controlled move.
*** Develop strong core – In Pilates we access our deepest core muscles which are rarely used in other forms of exercises. You will find that even if you have a strong tummy muscles you still have work to do on your deep core muscle.
*** Improve your flexibility and muscular balance
On top of general stretches you will learn how to elongate your muscle while contracting and engaging them – this will improve your muscle elasticity and joint mobility. This is the best way to achieve muscle balance which will improve your well-being and prevent injuries.