I urge you all to watch this wonderful, clear and informative and beautifully made Ted-ex video clip explaining what happens when you are stressed.
Controlling your emotions can help you reduce the cortisol in the body, and good news Pilates and especially combined with the Mindful and Meditation class are perfect for this!
Reducing stress helps you to improve memory and improve brain function, amongst many things.
Take a look and let me know what you think.
ted-ex is definitely worth exploring, they have amazing short clips and talks from some very cool and inspiring people.