Pilates is a method of exercise that consists of low-impact flexibility and muscular strength and endurance movements. Pilates emphasizes use of the abdominals, lower back, hips and thighs. Pilates is named for its creator, Joseph Pilates, who developed the exercises in the early 1900s.
Mary Ann's Pilates-Plus provides a safe and effective workout that is customized to your specific needs. Mary Ann's Pilates-Plus will help you to live a more active lifestyle. The customized work outs even help those who are currently active but may be suffering from pain related to their favorite activities.
Whether you are recovering from cancer, suffering from pain related to arthritis, fibromyalagia, back injury, repetitive work injury or sport-related injury, Mary Ann's Pilates-Plus can give you the strength, pain relief and energy to enjoy a more active lifestyle.
Men Need Pilates Too!
Altough men are strong, their muscles are incredibly tense. Because their body make up is different than women, men have tighter chest muscles, hamstrings and are less flexible in the hip area and back muscles. Pilates lengthens and strengthens those tight muscles.