Reviewing the At Home Pilates Reformer

Are you ready to add a Pilates reformer to your home studio? That’s a good question. Working out on a Pilates reformer can improve the quality of your home Pilates workouts, making them more intense, dynamic and variable, and help you achieve a perfectly balanced body and spine.… Read the rest

How to Fix Posture with Pilates

Pilates is a system of exercise with many proven benefits. One of these is improvement of posture. Slouching and poor posture are unfortunate consequences of modern life, with all the time we spend at desks and hunched over mobile devices.… Read the rest

Types of Pilates Reformer

Joseph Pilates, the creator of the exercise practice, also invented equipment. The reformer is a basic tool for doing Pilates. It includes a narrow frame, a moving carriage, and springs and ropes for tension and resistance. You don’t need a reformer to do Pilates, but it’s a useful tool that allows for a greater variety of exercises and more challenging movements.… Read the rest

What is a Pilates Reformer?

The Pilates reformer is a piece of equipment used to build strength, flexibility, and proper joint and spine alignment. The Pilates method of exercising has a lot of benefits, and it can be done on a mat with no equipment at all.… Read the rest

Fundamental Pilates Equipment

What’s better for me, Mat Pilates or Pilates using equipment? This is a common question posed to Pilates instructors and the answer can be pretty straightforward – one isn’t necessarily better than the other, it just depends on your exercise goals and tendencies as well as your wallet.… Read the rest

The New Pilates ARC from Balanced Body aka “The Abdominal Killer Machine”

At first sight this new toy looks like a high density foam roller that has some nice curves. After taking a class with Nora St John, Program Director for Balanced Body University at the most recent Pilates on Tour in Minneapolis, I love this thing!… Read the rest