Aerobics Bury St EdmundsABOUT PILATES

Most people will have heard of Pilates at some point in their life but are unsure of exactly what a “Pilates session” entails.

Created over 90 years ago by Joseph Hubertus Pilates it is a system of movement and body-conditioning, carried out on machines or on the floor (aka “Matwork”).

The benefits are:

  • Improved posture, alignment and balance
  • Lengthens and elongates muscles
  • Strengthens and tones your body
  • Restores flexibility and suppleness
  • Encourages correct breathing therefore energizing and revitalizing the body

This method of exercise is built around eight principles:
Relaxation; Breathing; Concentration; Flowing Movements; Alignment; Co-ordination; Centring; Stamina