What is Reformer Pilates?

Posted on Sunday, 23 October 2022

Reformer Pilates combines the traditional principals and movements of mat Pilates with a reformer machine – a bed-like machine that moves back and forth and features functionalities (ie. springs) to increase resistance as you work out.

The reformer can be used in many different ways to allow you to perform a full body workout.

What are the benefits of C-Life’s Reformer Pilates classes?

  • A full body workout in just 50 mins
  • Builds strength and assists in weight loss
  • Improves flexibility and range of motion
  • Strong core and pelvic floor
  • High intensity but low impact workout
  • Improves mental health with a mind-body workout

“In 10 sessions you’ll feel the difference, in 20 you’ll see the difference, and in 30 you’ll have a new body,” Joseph Pilates, creator of Pilates and Pilates reformer.

What to expect from C-Life’s Reformer Pilates classes?
During the 50-minute class, you will be instructed to use the reformer bed for a range of exercises in a lying, sitting, standing positions, pulling the straps, and pushing the foot bar. Each exercise is performed in a slow, controlled movement that utilizes the entire body to improve your muscle tone, strength, and posture.

Reformer Pilates is an ideal workout for anybody. It’s low impact movements and customizable springs make it the perfect place to start your exercise journey or to compliment your existing training routine.

All reformer classes are required to be pre-booked online here. View reformer timetable here.

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