If you have never tried what we are about to share with you, we hope this article intrigues you venture out to Pilates Elmhurst and give it a go.

Self-esteem is how you feel about yourself, in general. This is quite important on a day to day basis. Do you want to know a fun, yet challenging exercise to help you feel great? You may be wondering, how THIS exercise can help you feel better and happier? Let us tell you.

The effects Pilates can have on body strength and the way clothes fit is another desirable motive to get your booty to a class soon. If you already participate in a class, you know the benefits are for real. The music, the energy, the way you can hold a plank and feel your core muscles working is an incredible feeling, all while being on the floor! It keeps us coming back and feeling great in and out of our clothes! Regular physical fitness is important for overall health and well-being (happiness).

“Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness. In order to achieve happiness, it is imperative to gain mastery of your body. If at the age of 30 you are stiff and out of shape, you are old. If at 60 you are supple and strong, then you are young.” Joseph Pilates

This low-impact method of exercise and may offer some hope in combating obesity in our youth. Strengthening this core muscle group is the main concept of Pilates. These core muscles attach the upper body to the lower body. They are often underutilized and overlooked. Yet, the benefits go even further. It involves the body from head to toe.

It is a valuable tool to build character and confidence, at any age. Young children and teenagers’ self-esteem can most certainly benefit. And, due to being low impact, those with knee, foot or other injuries that restrict impact, it is a perfect all over body toner, muscle strengthener. There are no age barriers! And there are no excuses to wait another day!

Please consider visiting our classes at Pilates Studio Elmhurst, Wilmette or Lake Forest. You’ll be glad you did!