Pilates Classical Matwork Exercise Side Lift

Pilates in a nutshell

'Pilates isn't the core,

Pilates isn't abs,

Pilates is WHOLE BODY.'


Michele Larsson, 2nd generation Pilates, who was taught by Eve Gentry, who in turn was taught directly by Joe Pilates.









By improving your

posture and alignment and strengthening your body, you will feel and look taller and sleeker.




Pilates for cross training

Pilates is ideal for cross training as it teaches you to unload your joints, reducing wear and tear on them. Many athletes, runners and cyclists practice Pilates for injury prevention.

If you'd like to find out the benefits of practicing Pilates for running, why not read my Pilates for Runners article from my blog.

Classical Pilates Matwork Exercise The Double Leg Stretch

A few well-designed movements, properly performed in a balanced sequence, are worth hours of doing sloppy callisthenics or forced contortion.

Joseph Pilates

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