What are the benefits of Pilates

There are many benefits associated with the Pilates exercising system which include the following:

  • Restoration of flexibility and joint mobility to the young and elderly
  • Improvement of co-ordination, balance and alignment
  • Elimination of bad postural habits
  • Creation of a greater resistance to illness by stimulating the circulation and immune system
  • Toning of slack muscles
  • Improvement in body awareness
  • Reduction in tension
  • Prevention of injuries - a strong stretched muscle is better than a strong unstretched muscle
  • Pilates is beneficial as a cool down, to release any tension built up during exercise
  • Pilates will show you how to be in control of your own body, how to achieve relaxation more easily and how to handle stress more effectively.

The Pilates method of body conditioning develops the body uniformly, corrects posture, restores vitality, invigorates the mind and elevates the spirit.


Joseph Pilates

Karen Smith

The Pilates Studio

New London Performing Arts Centre

76 St James Lane

Muswell Hill


N10 3RD


Tel: 020 8365 3567