What is pilates?

 

Pilates (contrology) is an exercise system  created by Joseph Pilates in  the 60’s Contrology related to encouraging the use of the mind to control muscles, focusing attention on core postural muscles that help keep the body balanced and provide support for the spine. In particular, pilates exercises teach awareness of the breath and of alignment of the spine and strengthen the deep torso and abdominal muscles.

 

The benefits of pilates;

 

-Build up the back muscles evenly.

-Elongate and align the spine for better stability.

-Strengthen the abdominal

-İncrease overall flexibility, strength and balance.

-Increase range of motion in hips and shoulders.

-Enhance concentration through focused bearthing.