Pilates is an exercise that benefits your body and your mind. Whether you are looking to shed weight, tone your body, fix your posture, or get rid of stress, Pilates is what you need for total well being. Pilates is equally effective in improving bone health and fighting age-related degenerative changes. Pilates programs are used extensively to enhance mobility, tone muscles, strengthen bones and improve balance. It is also a popular form of post-rehabilitation exercise and is safe for those with osteoporosis, fibromyalgia, or those who are pre or postnatal. Pilates holistically and positively impacts the lives of women, making it the ideal exercise regimen for healthy aging.