Pilates is a safe and innovative exercise using a floor mat or a variety of equipment. It has evolved from the principles of Joseph Pilates. It teaches the principles of body awareness, core control and good posture. It will improve your flexibility, strength, and efficiency of movement throughout your day. Pilates conditions the whole body with the right amount of balance which provides optimal coordination and proprioceptive integrity of joints and of the spine. Pilates integrates the spine, pelvis musculature and shoulder girdle to help elongate and stabilize the body. It is a refreshing mind-body workout.