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Pilates

Pilates is a mind-body exercise system, developed by Joseph Pilates almost 100 years ago. Pilates believed that his method would propel people to become more productive both physically and mentally.This system was called “Contrology’ and incorporates the five Pilates Concepts of Concentration, Control, Centering, Flow, Precision and Breathing. In Pilates, we move from our core or ‘Powerhouse’. These are the  deep stabilizing muscles of the torso and our movement flows with awareness of the whole body. With the Pilates mat work, we maximize the results from a full body workout as we fine tune our mental and physical awareness. The Pilates body is both strong and flexible and the practice brings a profound sense of well being that transfers into daily life. Joseph Pilates said; ” Through the Pilates Method of Body Conditioning this unique trinity of balanced body, mind and spirit can be attained. Self confidence follows”