Pilates is an innovative system of mind-body exercise developed by Joseph H. Pilates. Through this system of exercise, Novato Pilates helps its clients transform the way their bodies look, feel and perform. Pilates exercises help improve posture and alignment, reduce muscle and joint pain, and release stress and built up tension. Novato Pilates offers private, semi-private and group instruction. A safe, sensible exercise system, Pilates advocates enjoy improved flexibility, agility and coordination.