Pilates strengthens the core of the body, increasing muscle strength and endurance, as well as improve vitality and posture.
“An individually tailored pilates programme allows me to relieve tension while enhancing my posture and flexibility. Being aware of my posture during exercise conditions me to be aware of it during the day. It also strengthens my core muscles, and helps me avoid back problems.” - DR LOH MAY-HAN
Principles of Pilates include concentration, control, centre, flow, precision, and breathing. Be sure to engage qualified instructors who are knowledgeable about safety aspects of the exercises relative to one’s physical condition. The full benefits of Pilates can then be realised with perfect execution of the exercises.