Pilates for Beginners: A Guide

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Pilates has become a popular workout over the years, particularly for those who are not fans of high-intensity workouts. Instead, this low-impact exercise program works to strengthen your core and other muscles for long-term health benefits. Though it can be a challenge, it also helps with body awareness, posture, and movement or mobility. 

That said, millions of people are taking pilates classes each year at their gym — or right in the comfort of their own homes, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. So, let's take a dive into what pilates encompasses as well as the health benefits associated with this practice. Plus, for folks who are just getting started, we'll provide some tips for beginners.