Joseph Pilates created this therapeutic method of precise toning and stretching exercises that stems from a combination of dance and yoga. The movements focus on strengthening your core, or 'powerhouse strength' to ensure a good posture and a healthy back. If you have envied the flawless and upright carriage of ballet dancers,
you will love how pilates creates long, lean muscles. Movements are slow and targeted - excellent for helping back problems and improving body awareness.