Pilates is a method of exercise that was developed by Joseph Pilates in the early 20th Century. It was designed to improve physical strength, flexibility and posture and comprises a unique series of strength, flexibility and conditioning exercises.
Pilates works by improving your core strength as well as the strength and balance of muscles throughout the body. It focusses on effective functional movement and aims to retrain and strengthen muscles that have been neglected or injured.
Pilates is an effective way to rehabilitate from injury or illness as well as being an excellent form of exercise and an excellent complement to all other kinds of fitness and sporting activities.
Pilates has something to offer everyone, whatever your age, fitness level or ability. It can be accessed by everyone from total beginners to elite athletes.
Pilates has the potential to transform the way you feel and look - it improves tone, flexibility, balance and strength.