Pilates mat work is a series of exercises that are done on the floor. The attention is to the flow of movement and to the core muscles. Mat Pilates is a way to stretch and strengthen your body, primarily the muscles of the core, which span from your hips to your shoulders.
If practiced with consistency, Pilates improves flexibility, builds strength and develops control and endurance in the entire body. It emphasizes alignment, breathing, developing a strong core, and improving coordination and balance Each class will work to balance all muscle groups’ strength and flexibility, with an emphasis on challenging the core muscles. Classes will blend the Classical Pilates Method with exercise variations and by using props.