Note: Pilates Plus San Diego, LLC. is a licensed California Corporation established in 2002 and is the original Pilates Plus in the state of California. Pilates Plus San Diego, LLC. is not associated in any way with any other Pilates Plus studios or studios using “Pilates Plus” within their names.
A secret in the dance world for years, the Pilates technique was first introduced over 85 years ago to dance greats George Balanchine and Martha Graham by Josef Pilates, a German-born gymnast who developed the method to help rehabilitate injured soldiers. Emphasizing abdominal control and spinal alignment, the innovative exercises of Josef Pilates have evolved into a physical and mental conditioning program that is today being recognized the world over as an optimum conditioning method for those seeking a long, lean body. Pilates can be adapted for people of any age, at any level of fitness and with injuries and limitations. Pilates exercise are performed on specialized equipment, as well as on the floor.