Low Impact Mind-Body Exercise
Pilates is a type of mind body exercise that is low impact and has been around since the 1920s. It focuses on strengthening muscles while improving postural alignment and flexibility. Pilates exercises focus on core strength and muscle balance. It promotes whole body health and mental awareness to enhance your physical performance. It can be a type of fitness exercise. Also, some physical therapists have specialized training in Pilates exercise and use this technique as part of their treatment plan for clients who need to restore strength, mobility and function.