3 Tips For New Clients

1. Show up 5-10 minutes early to your first class so the instructor can introduce you to the Reformer! The machine moves which is what makes it so fun but also unsafe so it’s important to learn how to use the machine properly. It looks pretty intimidating at...

Our Trainers Go Through LOTS of Training

We think our trainers are pretty great. Not only are they a friendly bunch, but their classes and privates are well cued and well taught. We spend a lot of time with newly hired trainers at our studio, getting them ready to teach for our demanding clients. Of course,...

Why We Wear Grip Socks

Our studio requires grip socks for all Pilates classes. Socks help us keep our studio clean and enable customers to have better traction on the reformer. Feet grip better with a little extra traction and this makes planking, lunging and standing side splits more fun...

Why Does Foot Placement Matter in Footwork

In a Pilates reformer class, there are many positions of footwork.  The most common foot positions to work in are: parallel, Pilates “V”, and wide.  These can all be done on the heels with flexed feet, or on the ball of the foot with lifted heels. The...

How We Maintain Our Machines

Core Reform Pilates spends a lot of effort maintaining its machines. For starters, we wipe down the machines after every class. Beyond that, we clean our machines 3-4 times per week. This means we wipe the rails, we get under the headrests, we dust the footbars. We...