It connects the body as a whole. Improves posture. Increases muscle tone on both sides of the body. It doesn't bulk up muscles, it lengthens them. Eliminates muscle imbalances. Eases back pain. Reduces injury. Does not stress your joints. Improves flexibility & mobility. Accelerates sports performance. Centers your mind to your movement. Creates active awareness. Brings control back into your movement. Builds core strength. Stretches your whole body.