Pilates was developed by a German anatomist, Joseph Pilates in the early 1900s. The basic principle of pilates involves concentration, control, center, flow, precision, and breathing. Pilates gained vast popularity in a span of 100 years due to the multiple health benefits it offers. It is good for those looking to build core strength, improve their posture, balance, and flexibility. There are different forms of pilates and mat pilates in the most common one. Mat Pilates is a combination of disciplines like dance, yoga, callisthenics and is performed on a mat. Other standard Pilates systems of workout use different pieces of equipment, such as reformer, Cadillac, and barrel.