What is Mat Pilates and how does it work ?
Mat Pilates is the most popular and accessible type of Pilates not only in the field of fitness, but also in rehabilitation. That can be found pretty much at every yoga studio nowadays. Because Pilates can be modified to provide either a gentle strength or a challenging workout, for strength, stamina and weight lose while sculpting longer and leaner muscles, most people would have no problem with mat Pilates. It is suitable both for beginners and for people who already experience the good taste of ashthang vinyasa and power yoga. Best things about the mat Pilates is that it works so well for a wide range of people. Because mat Pilates are developed with modifications that can make a workout safe and challenge a person at any level
Mat Pilates can be used to emphasize the balanced development of the body through core strength, flexibility, and awareness to support efficient, graceful movement, or to focus on strengthening the core and improving postural awareness are especially well indicated for the alleviation and prevention of back, neck and joint pain.
Pilates is a much younger practice, beginning in the mid-20th century by an athlete named Joseph Pilates. He created the exercises as a form of rehabilitation and strengthening. His unique approach was to stretch and lengthen the body while maintaining a stable center.