Pilates is a method of controlled movements. It was so named for its creator Joseph Pilates, who developed his method in the early 20th century. Originally Pilates was actually called “Contrology”. The six principles of Pilates are breathing, centering, control, concentration, flow and precision.
Quality of movement, proper breath, spinal alignment and flow of movement are essential aspects of Pilates exercises. The deeper your precision evolves in these aspects, you will find a profound connection in mind and body connection.
When practiced regularly, Pilates improves flexibility, builds strength and develops control and endurance to the entire body.