Mat Pilates is the foundation of the Pilates Method, because it helps you develop the fundamental strength and stability to move and support your body from the core out. Mat Pilates is a challenging yet safe method to sculpt your body, feel increased agility & flexibility in your every day movements, and to develop a rock solid core! Working from the deepest layers of muscles results in a strong, flexible spine with ideal posture and alignment. Aside from a serious focus on ab work, traditional Pilates mat work includes total body exercises to work the inner and outer thighs, as well as a series to strengthen the back, hamstrings, and glutes. Modifications and variations are offered to suit each student's individual needs. Pilates can flatten your abs, tone and stretch your muscles, reduce back and joint pain improve your posture and enhance sports performance. Pilates is an incredible and challenging practice that can be adapted to everybody.
Classes emphasize the precise, foundational principals of Pilates, with an emphasis on challenging the core muscles with each movement