Reformer Pilates is everywhere. If it’s not our fave celebs doing it (Adele, Hailey Bieber and Margot Robbie are all avid fans), it’s all over Instagram, so if you’re new to reformer Pilates, you’re probably wondering what all the fuss is about.
What’s more, a UK survey by HFE found 70% of people would now choose Pilates over yoga; most citing its potential with weight loss and muscle toning, as well as strength and flexibility training. These are all valid benefits of reformer Pilates, but there’s more. Reformer Pilates can also be effective for weight loss, if that’s your goal, and the use of the board can test your balance and coordination. Read on for our full list of reformer Pilates benefits, as well as the difference between reformer Pilates and regular Pilates, and the best reformer Pilates classes in London.
What is a Reformer Pilates?
The Reformer — the name given to the entire platform and frame — is probably the most famous piece of Pilates equipment. And, if you aren’t familiar, it looks kind of scary.
In reformer Pilates, a frame, called the ‘carriage’,…