The 6 principles of Pilates include control, breath, coordination, precision, centering, and concentration; flow can be found in every exercise session. The system engages the mind and body to create body awareness by focusing your attention on each exercise movement. It is designed to optimize muscle strength and fine tune neuromuscular patterns. The system is used for rehabilitation, strength, and flexibility.
Pilates was pioneered by Joseph Pilates in the early 1920’s to improve his own health. It has been adopted around the world to improve physical fitness and longevity in life.