Over the last 20 years, Pilates has experienced an explosion on a global level. Pilates has proven itself invaluable not only as a fitness endeavor, but also as an important adjunct to professional sports training and physical rehabilitation of all kinds.
Practiced faithfully, Pilates yields numerous benefits:
- Increases lung capacity and circulation through deep, healthy breathing.
- Builds strength and flexibility, particularly in the abdomen, back muscles and hips.
- Improves posture, coordination and balance.
- Enhances bone density.
- Reestablishes a return to normal strength and healthy joint range of motion.