Updated: May 27, 2020
It is often confused with Yoga, but is not
Pilates is a method of exercise that consists of low-impact flexibility and muscular strength and endurance movements. Pilates emphasizes proper postural alignment, core strength and muscle balance. Pilates is named for its creator, Joseph Pilates, who developed the exercises in the 1920s.
A Pilates routine generally includes exercises that promote core strength and stability, muscle control and endurance, including exercises that stress proper posture and movement patterns and balanced flexibility and strength.
Joseph Pilates created a series of machines ( Reformer Cadillad Wunda and Electric chair ) spring base resistant the springs will help you or challenge you in your exercises