The Pilates Method was Developed in the 1920′s by the legendary physical trainer Joseph H. Pilates. The Pilates method is an exercise system focused on improving flexibility and strength for the total body without building bulk.
The Pilates method is a series of controlled movements designed to engage both body and mind. It can benefit anyone. It promotes physical harmony and balance for all ages and physical conditions, while providing a refreshing and energizing workout.
Many physical therapists, chiropractors, and orthopedists have recently discovered that The Pilates method of body conditioning can be an excellent part of a rehabilitation program.
Integrated movement exercise (IM=X) is a cross-conditioning system that shapes your legs, hips, abs, back, chest and arms. It’s a full body workout! An advancement of the Pilates system.
It is possible to develop strong muscles while maintaining ease and grace through the body. With IM=X you will achieve a higher level of fitness and experience new freedom, coordination and energy in your body.
IM=X applies high and low resistance levels to develop muscle strength and endurance. IM=X also combines passive and active range of motion stretches for increasing joint mobility and muscle length. Based on the teachings of Joseph H. Pilates, IM=X is a system that focuses on muscle efficiency though posture and core muscle endurance. Following the physiological principles of strength and flexibility training, IM=X develops muscle tone and increases range of motion.
“A tree’s limbs are only as strong as its trunk.”