What is reformer pilates?
Reformer pilates is a form of exercise that uses a machine called a reformer. The reformer is a piece of equipment that provides resistance to the body, allowing the person using it to work specific muscles groups. Reformer pilates can provide a challenging workout for both beginners and advanced exercisers alike.
What is reformer pilates good for?
Reformer pilates can be beneficial for a number of different people. If you are looking for a way to improve your flexibility, posture, or muscular strength and endurance, reformer pilates may be a good option for you. Additionally, if you are hoping to improve your balance and coordination, reformer pilates can also be helpful. No matter what your fitness goals may be, reformer pilates can provide a challenging workout that can help you to reach them!
Is reformer pilates hard?
Reformer pilates can be as easy or as difficult as you make it. The great thing about reformer pilates is that it is a low-impact form of exercise using body weight and adjustable springs, so it is easy on the joints. Additionally, the reformer provides a variety of different resistance levels, so you can always find a level that is right for you. Whether you are just starting out or you are a seasoned pro, reformer pilates can be modified to meet your needs.
Do I need to be coordinated to do pilates reformer classes?
No, you do not need to be coordinated to participate in reformer pilates but it does make you think. Reformer pilates is a great workout for the mind and body, teaching you to focus on your breath and movement while you exercise. If you are looking for a full body workout that will challenge both your body and your mind, reformer pilates may be right for you!
Can I do reformer pilates exercises with an injury?
If you have an injury, it is important to consult with your doctor before beginning any exercise routine. Once you have been cleared by your doctor, reformer pilates can be a great way to stay active while protecting your joints. The low-impact nature of reformer pilates makes it ideal for those with injuries, as it minimizes the risk of further injury. However, always listen to your body and stop if you are feeling pain. Please ALWAYS advise your instructor at the start of your class if you have any injuries, aches or pains. There will always be an alternative move is something doesn’t suit you or feel right.
Is my reformer pilates instructor qualified?
All of our instructors are highly qualified and experienced in teaching reformer pilates. They have all undergone extensive training and are passionate about helping people reach their fitness goals. You can rest assured that you are in good hands when you take a reformer pilates class with us!
How often should I do reformer pilates?
Reformer Pilates is a great workout to do 2-3 (or more) times per week. You will start to see and feel results after just a few classes! However, like with any form of exercise, it is important to listen to your body and take breaks when you need them. Our team at Vibe Pilates always recommends checking in with your doctor before starting any new fitness routine.
How do I start reformer pilates?
If you are interested in starting reformer pilates, the best way to get started is by contacting the team at Vibe Pilates, grabbing a 3 day trial or attend your first foundation class which will take you through the basics. At Vibe Pilates, we offer a variety of different reformer pilates classes that are designed to fit the needs of all our clients. No matter what your fitness level may be, we can provide a reformer class that is right for you!
What do I wear to a reformer pilates class?
For reformer pilates, you will want to wear comfortable clothing that you can move easily in. It is also important to wear socks that have grips on the bottom, as you will be doing a lot of exercises with your feet planted on the reformer. If you have any questions about what to wear to class, our team at Vibe Pilates would be more than happy to help you out!