If you think Pilates is just about getting rock-hard core muscles, you're wrong.
Yes, Pilates is about strengthening abdominal muscles, but it is also designed improve balance, posture and flexibility.
"I've worked with lots of different people from an 80-year-old to those with chronic back pain. As long as you have a well-informed instructor who gives you the correct exercises and leaves out the ones you shouldn't do you are in safe hands."
She says that in addition to countless physical benefits -- tackling back problems, improving physique and increasing circulation -- Pilates can improve concentration and increase energy levels.
"In 10 sessions you'll feel the difference, in 20 sessions you'll see the difference, and in 30 sessions you'll have a whole new body" -- Joseph Pilates, inventor and promoter of Pilates
Once we'd spoken to the expert we asked readers to tell us why they love Pilates.
HuffPost UK reader Stephanie Firth tweeted saying: "Great atmosphere in class. Plenty of options so you can work at your level. Fewer back problems. Feel stronger. Love it."
@HuffPoLifestyle Great atmosphere in class. Plenty of options so you can work at your level. Fewer back problems. Feel stronger. Love it.— Stephanie Firth (@SAFirth) July 21, 2013
Charulata Kohli told us on Facebook that it is: "Fantastic at improving your core!"
Watch the videos below for everything you need to know about Pilates.