Pilates Reformer implements the STOTT PILATES methodology with specific exercises done on the Reformer. The reformer work can be done in a private setting or as a group.
The class may incorporate small equipment such as bands, weighted hand balls, small stability balls, the fitness circle, and the large stability ball to add variety and identify areas of weakness or imbalances to improve.
Sessions may also include work done on the Pilates Chair and Barrels. This workout is for both the beginner as well as the advance student.
Basic knowledge of the repertoire is require therefore we recommend at least one private session to learn the reformer equipment prior to jumping into one of our groups.
The reformer can be used for a total body workout as well as for rehabilitation from injury. It provides a wide range of exercises that can be modified to suit the specific needs of any client.
Pilates reformer training is an excellent way to build core strength and functional mobility.
- Pelvic Placement
- Rib Cage Placement
- Scapular Movement & Stability
- Head & Cervical Placement.
Pilates Mat teaches STOTT PILATES exercises on the mat. Pilates matwork can incorporate small equipment such as bands, weighted hand balls, small stability balls, the fitness circle, and the large stability ball.
Pilates mat is an exercise system that will challenge each client more as they progress. It is a system of controlled movement that engages the mind and conditions the total body. The blend of strength and flexibility improves posture, increases mobility, and strengthens the core creating long lean balanced muscles. It’s all about core strength and functional stability.
Remember your core is everything between your neck and thighs. 360°, meaning your entire trunk!
Mat pilates may be incorporated into group reformer classes as well as private training to continue to challenge our clients as well as to continue to provide variety in workouts.
Note: Private training sessions include an individual postural analysis and movement assessment to identify imbalances and asymmetries that drive individualized programming.
Mat work will prepare you for all the things you love to do and allow you to participate in activities safely and with confidence.