Pilates and Our Children

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My daughter’s love to lie next to me when I am doing self-practice on my mat and always make me laugh when they say ‘that’s easy mummy’ as they effortlessly throw their feet over their heads! I read this article today by Ken Endelman, he writes that Pilates can benefit both children and adults alike.

Because Pilates is a mind and body discipline, it can guide kids to a stronger body, and a more relaxed state of mind. Working to strengthen their bodies can increase children’s selfesteem, stamina, abdominal strength and sleep. That, combined with the focused breathing techniques essential to the exercises, can help kids attain a much more serene and less stressful outlook.

Read the rest of the article here