Pilates Guide for Beginners

What is Pilates:

Pilates is a physical fitness system developed in the early 20th century. Pilates improves flexibility, builds strengths and develop control and endurance in the entire body. It puts emphasis on alignment, breathing, developing a strong core, and improving coordination and balance. Pilates classes generally take 45 minutes to an hour. Celebs who are addicted to Pilates are Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif, Alia, Bhatt, Kangana Ranaut, Jacqueline Fernandez, Malaika Arora Khan.

Pilates Equipment:

Mat Work Classes:

Mat work classes are great for beginners to develop a basic level of core stability before progressing on to using more advanced apparatus. All you need initially for this form of Pilates is Mat! It involves working against gravity and bodyweight to hold and maintain a range of positions using strength and stamina.

Apparatus Classes:

The apparatus includes Cadillacs, Reformers, Barrels, and Chairs. Pilates apparatus vastly increases the variety of exercises available to you. The apparatus consists of bed frame structure with a sliding carriage and resistance bands attached at one end.

Benefits of Pilates:

Total body workout, core strength, improves posture, increases energy, promotes weight-loss and long lean appearance, body-mind connection.

You can check out these Pilates Studios in Mumbai

The Pilates Studios:

Add: Santacruz West, Mumbai, India

Website: http://www.pilatesaltitude.com

Yasmin Karachiwala’s Body Image

Add: Bandra West, Mumbai, India

Website: www.bodyimage.in

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