It has a gliding platform on which one can sit, kneel, stand or lie on their front, back or side. The user pushes and pulls off the foot bar to slide back and forth along the rails in a controlled manner while the tension in the springs gently works the muscles.
The effects go deep, and you'll engage muscles you never knew you had. As you progress, the fitness challenge becomes significantly greater.
"I absolutely love the reformer classes - they make me feel so much more aware and better about every muscle in my body!" Dorte (aged 44).
The Pilates Reformer group sessions have a maximum of 6 clients and are run on a 6 week course basis.
The reformer helps a client establish core stability and postural alignment.
The adjustable springs allow for progressive resistance, which helps to lengthen and strengthen the muscles rather than building bulk. It makes for an effective, no-impact stretching and toning workout that is friendly to the joints.