Strong to the Core
Pilates, like yoga, produces flexibility and mental awareness, but focuses on suspension moves and strengthening the core.
The low-impact workout can be done at a gym, in a group setting or one-on-one. The workout is performed on a mat or on a machine.
Lauren Tomasulo, a certified Pilates instructor, says although the machines might seem intimidating with their “medieval” look, they are easier for beginners than mat Pilates