Faq Category: Reformer Pilates

04 Sep 17 Do you wear shoes for Pilates Reformer classes?

Do you wear shoes for Pilates Reformer classes?

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No shoes are necessary for our Pilates Reformer classes, but socks are required. Feet covered with thin socks will provide the ideal foundation of balance and alignment for Pilates exercises.

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04 Sep 17 Can Pilates help with back pain?

Can Pilates help with back pain?

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Joseph Pilates designed his holistic fitness regimen with ache and pain alleviation and prevention in mind as a primary effect. Did you know that many back injuries are actually caused by a weak core incapable

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04 Sep 17 Can you lose weight with Pilates?

Can you lose weight with Pilates?

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You bet. As with any cardiovascular activity, consistency is key: you’ll need to view Pilates as not just a band-aid to be done once in a while when you’ve neglected yourself; but rather as a

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04 Sep 17 What is Reformer Pilates?

What is Reformer Pilates?

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Simply put, Reformer Pilates classes are based around the Reformer machine itself (also invented by Joseph Pilates), a sled-like carriage on wheels that is pushed and pulled to introduce resistance to exercises based around increasing

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Benefits of Pilates for men

Discover The Benefits of Pilates for Men

Pilates suffers from a big misconception: it’s pegged as a workout just for women. But here’s the deal – Pilates is all about strengthening and toning without bulking up, breaking the stereotype of the “gym

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4 Benefits of Pilates for Athletes

4 Benefits of Pilates for Athletes

Professional and amateur athletes constantly seek innovative ways to enhance performance and maintain peak condition. Pilates has gained popularity among athletes, with pros ranging from Ronaldo to Andy Murray incorporating routines into their training. If

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Woman on reformer Pilates machine practicing mindful breathing with her trainer.

Mindful Breathing in Pilates

Learn more about why mindful breathing is crucial to Pilates, the benefits of mastering your breathing technique, and how to correctly breathe while exercising.

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