Benefits of Pilates

Developed by Joseph H. Pilates in the early 20th century, the Pilates Method is a system of exercise and physical movement designed to stretch, strengthen, align and balance the body. With systematic practice of specific exercises coupled with focused breathing patterns, Pilates has proven itself invaluable for fitness, wellness, sports training and physical rehabilitation of all kinds. The exercises are performed on the mat (floor) and a variety of classical Pilates equipment. The spring resistance of the equipment uniquely translates through the joints, muscles and connective tissue of the body, providing the long, lean muscle quality for which Pilates is known. Movements are coordinated from a strong, flexible core, and flow outward through the limbs. It Is a unique and effective form of exercise which focuses on developing stabilization of the spine, pelvic girdle, and shoulder girdle.


  • Improves strength, flexibility, balance and coordination
  • Develops strong core
  • Reduces tension and stress
  • Improves posture
  • Increases mental focus and body awareness
  • Tones and builds long, lean muscles
  • Increases vitality and sense of well-being
  • Increases circulation and endurance
  • Helps prevent injury, rehabilitate injuries and reduce chronic pain

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The aim of the Pilates technique is to carry out a sequence of movements in a flowing and controlled way which co-ordinates mind, body and breathing. Pilates is about quality of movement, and re-learning correct movement patterns and postures. It will improve your balance and co-ordination as well as boosting your energy levels. Pilates provides a unique method of restoring strength, flexibility and function. Pilates-Pro Rehabilitation and Conditioning Centre offers instruction by a fully trained Physiotherapist who is also an advanced Pilates Instructor.  Jenine uses the latest rehabilitation and training principles to provide individualized care to patients referred to Pilates-Pro by insurance companies, health care professionals, and those who are self-referred.

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