What is Pilates Exercise Method?

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Pilates, pioneered by the late Joseph Pilates, is a mind-body exercise system designed to optimize physical fitness in people at every level of physical ability.

Joseph Pilates (1880–1967) was a German expatriate who first made his mark in England during WWI. He developed a series of exercises and innovative equipment to help prisoners of war regain strength and mobility.

When Joseph Pilates immigrated to New York, the local professional dance community discovered that his conditioning technique, called ‘Contrology’.

It helped prevent injury and improve strength while maintaining long, even muscle tone.

Check out the animated history of Pilates by Infobytes.tv.

The STOTT PILATES Exercise Method

STOTT PILATES, is a contemporary approach to the original exercise method pioneered by Joseph Pilates – Merrithew.com

Co-founders Lindsay G. Merrithew and Moira Merrithew, along with a team of physical therapists, sports medicine and fitness professionals, have spent three decades refining the STOTT PILATES® method of exercise and equipment.

This resulted in the inclusion of modern principles of exercise science, fascial fitness and spinal rehabilitation, making it one of the safest and most effective methods available.

This clear and detailed approach forms the basis for STOTT PILATES® training and certification programs. STOTT PILATES® is used by rehab, post-rehab and prenatal clients, athletes, celebrities and everyone in between.

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STOTT PILATES® exercises help both men and women of all ages develop optimal strength, flexibility, endurance and posture, without building bulk or stressing joints.

The perfect complement to cardiovascular exercise, athletic training or rehabilitation, STOTT PILATES® can help you tone your body, feel revitalized and move with ease.

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