Limassol Pilates Allegro Tower of Power
Limassol Pilates Allegro Tower of Power
Limassol Pilates The Pilates Combo Chair
Limassol Pilates Pilates Mats
Limassol Pilates Pilates Mats

Pilates: the path to a healthier lifestyle

Pilates is a mind-body exercise method performed on a floor mat or on a variety of especially designed equipment. The method was created by Joseph Pilates (1880-1967) and it is based on both Western and Eastern philosophies. With the design of this exercise system during the First World War, the creator of Pilates aimed at improving the rehabilitation process for the returning veterans, since he strongly believed that the mental and physical health are indeed interrelated.
Therefore, the objective of this method is to enable the trainee to acquire a healthy physical structure, as well as a harmonious body-mind balance.

The Pilates method has six basic principles: Breathing, Concentration, Centring, Control, Precision and Flowing Movement. It puts special emphasis on the alignment of the spine, enabling the trainee to find the perfect postural alignment, while at the same time it emphasizes on a controlled, deep breathing. Every exercise is accompanied by a breathing pattern.

Pilates can be performed by anyone, regardless of their age or fitness level. A Pilates session may last one hour and classes may be private or in small groups of 2-3 people*. The technique may be applied in equipment-free mat classes or reformer classes (especially designed machines that suit every individual’s unique needs).

* Limassol Pilates Groups are small in order to ensure maximum safety for all trainees.

The benefits

Apart from developing a strong body core, the Pilates method offers a great number of other therapeutic benefits listed below:

•    Increases body strength
•    Improves balance and coordination
•    Relieves from back/joint pain
•    Improves body flexibility
•    Strengthens the muscles of the body
•    Prevents from injuries
•    Improves sports performance
•    Improves body posture
•    Offers optimal health
•    Releases from tension and stress
•    Reawakens the brain cells
•    Heightens body-mind awareness