Pilates exercises are inspired by calisthenics, yoga, and ballet. That is why people who do Pilates routines lengthen and stretch all the major muscle groups in the body in a balanced way. When done right and regularly, you can expect great improvement in flexibility, strength, balance, posture, and body awareness.
In the 1920s, physical trainer Joseph Pilates introduced Pilates as a way of helping dancers and athletes, who were injured so they could safely return to exercise. Since that time, Pilates has become a popular type of exercise and has been adapted to suit the general community. As a matter of fact, people even achieve amazing weight loss through Pilatesin addition to the benefits listed above. This is why more people are interested in enrolling in Pilates classes.
Participants in the Pilates classes in North Attleboro, MA get both aerobic and non-aerobic exercise. During the class, they are required to concentrate and focus on moving the body through a precise range of motion, finding the center point to control your body through movement while following the prescribed placement, rhythm, and breathing pattern. This develops both large and small muscles for better conditioning.
To find out more about Pilates exercise classes, contact Answer is Fitness.