If you try to search for Pilates in any browser, you will know how famous it is. People around the world are so into it before and even up to now. According to Richard N. Fogoros, MD, “Pilates is a form of exercise emphasizes the balanced development of the body through core strength, flexibility, and awareness to support efficient, graceful movement.” They love how the practice tones and strengthens their whole body and improves their mobility, flexibility and overall physical and mental wellness. But Pilates doesn’t mean only one type of exercise. There is one practice, Pilates, but different types, each different in efficiency and approach. Pilates sessions which somatically supports the psycho-therapeutic work. “When combined with regular massage therapy, the synergy of the combined approaches is the perfect combination for many people attempting to gain improved emotional regulation, physical health, and mobility,” James F. Zender Ph.D. says.
When you are a curious Pilates beginner, you just have a lot of questions in mind. What is it, really? Can Pilates help me lose weight? What do I get from the workouts?
In my years as a Pilates instructor, I have met too many beginners with various questions before coming to love Pilates. They start initially by being just curious about the practice. They are more interested in asking questions in class than to perform the movements.
“Why do we need to use many machines for one move? How different or similar are classical and mat Pilates? Which should I do first? Which is easier?”
For most of us, we know that Pilates is a kind of exercise that benefits us physically as well as mentally. It requires commitment and dedication to master the practice, so on and so forth.