In the past couple of years, yoga and Pilates classes have become more popular than ever, and for good reasons. Both workouts strengthen and stretch all the muscles in your body, helping you to feel your best. There are many benefits of starting a yoga or Pilates routine that people of all ages can benefit from.
Pilates was started in the 1920s as a way to help injured dancers and athletes safely return to exercise. It can be both an aerobic and non-aerobic form of exercise and requires focus and concentration as you move your body through the precise range of motion. Pilates movements can be tailored for both beginners to advanced to get the best results, no matter what level you are. There are many health benefits to Pilates, including: