Pilates was developed by the German-born Joseph Pilates, who believed that mental and physical health were closely connected. His method was influenced by western forms of exercises such as gymnastics, boxing and wrestling. Pilates accordingly is a type of exercise that works with controlled movements and focuses particularly on core strength.
Pilates can also help improve:  -Posture, balance & flexibility  -Energy level  -Back pain & stress  -Prevents injuries  -Enhances body awareness