Wednesday March 1st, 2017 Dan Botescu

Joseph Pilates thought of his method as a way to connect and develop the mind, body, and spirit. These are the key principles of the Pilates method: 1. Breathing The breath is the essential link between the mind and the body. It draws the wandering mind back into our bodies and back to the task at hand. It is the foundation of our existence and the rhythm that accompanies us from birth to death. In Pilates the breath is integrated into every movement in order to keep our awareness on what we are doing, to improve the flow…

Tuesday February 14th, 2017 Dan Botescu

Physical benefits: Corrects bodily posture and balances the body The body is suffering from certain imbalances of organism, in particular because sport practiced in infancy and of wrong posts adopted in everyday life (ex: sitting too much on the computer, walking on heels, carring the bag on the same shoulder, etc. ). Doing Pilates you can learn how to adopt a correct posture whatever the situation you are. Prevents possible accidents and diseases Pilates exercises have the role to annihilate any weakness of our body, and restoring the balance. Thus, joints problems, spine, slighty resistance, etc. , all…

Tuesday February 14th, 2017 Dan Botescu

EVERYONE CAN BENEFIT FROM PILATES As exercises are tailored to an individuals needs or abilities. There are no age restrictions or limits according to ability. Motions are gradually organized, depending on the level of each person. Anyone wanting to improve their posture or flexibility will enjoy the benefits of Pilates, as will anyone wanting to change the contours of their body and lengthen muscles. PILATES FOR RECOVERY = KINETOLATES Pilates is world renowned as a great method of injury rehabilitation. People suffering from serious illness or injury should consult their doctor first. Pilates is effective in rehabilitation therapy…

Saturday February 11th, 2017 Dan Botescu

One of the most popular exercise systems in the world today, Pilates was developed By Joseph Pilates in the early 1900’s. Born near Düsseldorf, Germany in 1880, Joseph Hubertus Pilates had a lifelong interest in body conditioning. Small and sickly as a child, he was afflicted with asthma, rickets and rheumatic fever. Dedicated to becoming stronger, young Pilates educated himself in anatomy, bodybuilding, wrestling, yoga, gymnastics and martial arts. As a result, he came to believe that our modern lifestyle, bad posture and inefficient breathing were the roots of poor health. Pilates answer to these problems was to…