Pilates is a holistic physical training method that intensively targets the intrinsic stabilizing muscles. In combination with conscious breathing, the training provides for a targeted development of these muscle groups and leads to a better body definition. It increases the muscle tone, forms the body and increases energy levels. It is an effective and recognized training concept to rebuild the pelvic floor and abdominal muscles after childbirth and for treating incontinence. Pilates is an ideal foundation for all those who would like to start practicing yoga.