What is Pilates?

Pilates is the exercise that keeps you in shape for all of your “other exercise”.


Pilates is a compilation of stretching and strengthening exercises which unites the mind and body, facilitates better posture and balance, improves and maintains back integrity, strength and flexibility, and renews mental vigor. Pilates strengthens from the center of the body to the arms and legs, keeping abdominals, glutes, hips and back their strongest and leanest. Learn more about the many Benefits of Pilates.

“It’s the mind that controls the muscles.”

Joseph Pilates

The Pilates method of body conditioning is a unique system of stretching and strengthening exercises developed about 100 years ago by Joseph H. Pilates. It strengthens and tones muscles, improves posture, provides flexibility and balance and unites the body and mind.

The fitness industry is always trying to find create new innovative trends, while the Pilates method, with more than 10 decades of success, continues to stand out as a tried-and-true formula of unwavering results. Pilates developed his work to create a healthy body, mind and life and people are ready to heed its message of balance.

If your goal in exercising is to balance your body, improve circulation, reduce stress, improve endurance, look better and feel great, then doesn’t it stand to reason that we should utilize the one method that for 10 decades has proven its ability to achieve all these things? The 6 principles of all Pilates work is control, center, concentration, breathe, fluidity and precision.