STOTT PILATES® is a contemporary approach to the original exercise method pioneered by the late Joseph Pilates who stated that his method “develops the body uniformly, corrects wrong postures, restores physical vitality, invigorates the mind, and elevates the spirit. A team of physical therapists, sports medicine and fitness professionals, have spent over two decades refining the acclaimed STOTT PILATES® method of exercise and line of equipment. The refined method resulted in the inclusion of modern principles of exercise science and rehabilitation – making it one of the safest and most effective methods available. STOTT PILATES® is recognized as The Professional’s Choice by studios, fitness facilities, fitness professionals and the consumer market worldwide.
Benefits of STOTT PILATES®
Longer Leaner Muscles
Core Strength and Stability
Relief from stress and back pain
Improved Balance and coordination
Enhanced Athletic Performance
Heightened Mind-Body Awareness
The following Five Basic Principles form the foundation of the method from which STOTT PILATES® and all of the programming is developed. Whether performed on a mat or on specialized equipment, application of the following biomechanical principles will ensure the realization of maximum benefits from STOTT PILATES® exercises. The Professional’s Choice™:
- Pelvic placement
- Rib cage placement
- Scapular movement
- Head & cervical spine placement
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