Pilates was called by its inventor Joseph Pilates, the art of controlled movement. Exercises performed during the class build strength and endurance in the entire body, especially in the core muscles. They improve balance and coordination. They also make it easier to control our posture and to keep proper body alignment throughout the day. Breathing techniques strenghten our hearts, lungs and work on better cardio fitness . They also help us to deal with stressful situations by teaching us how to breath correctly. Another important part of Pilates is flexibility. It allows us to move our bodies in full range of movement and together with better balance and coordination reduces risk of injury. Pilates is suitable for everybody, regardless of your fitness level. There are variations in difficulty to almost every exercise. So put on comfortable sports clothes, grab a bottle of water and join us. While breathing deeply you will relax and forget about problems of everyday life. And you will leave the class with the impression that you did something good for yourself.