What is Pilates?

How It Works Dust off your  mat and get ready to do a series of movements that will stabilize and strengthen your core. The moves may look simple, but they take a lot of precision and control. Pilates is not just a bunch of sit ups; there’s a strong emphasis on technique. You can do Pilates …

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Pilates Improves Life Satisfaction for Women

Women who practice pilates consistently for at least 6 months may improve life satisfaction, total physical self-concept and perceptions of their own appearance, functionality and health status, according to research published in Women Health (2011: 51). This was a study of  80 women ages 25-55. After 6 months the pilates group member showed significant improvement …

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