Definitions for "Pilates"
uses a gentle stretching form of exercise to balance and realign the body.
Exercise routine of stretching and strengthening the body through coordinated breathing techniques.
a method of physical and mental exercise involving stretches and breathing that focus on strengthening the abdominal core used for an exercise regimen typically performed with the use of specialized apparatus and designed to improve the overall condition of the body. Joesph Pilates, designer of the system.
The Pilates Method of body conditioning uses special equipment and individualized instruction to promote physical harmony, balance and conditioning.