Pilates mats for a balanced workout at home or in fitness or yogastudio. Perfect if you like to exercise on softer yoga mats.
When you begin to be interested in Pilates, you will quickly realize that this gentle training on the soft Pilates yoga mat leads to a harmonious balance between body and mind. Those who have not come in contact with Pilates yet, be assured: Pilates does not only make you fit but also beautiful – and keeps you in good health! The dynamic gentle exercises on a special Pilates yoga mat connect body, mind and breath in a soft way.
With Pilates, you practice slow, concentrated exercises. This way, you become aware of your own patterns of movement and posture and replace them by better patterns. With the Pilates exercises muscles, joints and the whole fascia are included, so they get strengthened and form your body optimally. Beginners, too, achieve quick first results with continuous practice!
In the sequence of exercises you are taught to use your breath; you learn to perceive and observe it more consciously. With just a few minutes of training done regularly, the natural curve of the spine gets strengthened and sustained. The combination of stretching and strengthening exercises is practiced lying down and fosters flexibility and strength. Pilates is an excellent prevention to guard against illness of muscles and skeleton; it shows as an upright posture and a vitalized mind.
Joseph Pilates (1880-1967) developed this method already in the 30ies of the last century. Newly discovered and modified according to modern findings of physiotherapy, Pilates finds more and more fans. They aim to counter phenomena of modern civilization like stress and sensory overload as well as bodily false postures that many jobs nowadays entail. You find a safe foundation for the practice of Pilates on the nonslip Pilates mats by Lotus Design. The mats for Pilates can also be used for different yoga styles.