How To Change Your Springs

Throughout class your instructor will tell you what springs to load onto your reformer. Here’s a little reminder about how to change the springs. You will see 5 springs on your machine and a gear bar. The gear bar is the metal bar near your wooden platform with...

Try a Pilates Burn Class

Pilates Burn is our strength training version of Pilates. This class will mix traditional Pilates with heavier intervals geared towards developing muscle strength & endurance. This is a great class to add into your weekly workout mix. Burn is appropriate for all...

Should I start with classes or privates?

As far as classes vs privates, it’s completely an individual decision. Every client is different and there isn’t a one size fits all approach. Generally, we’d recommend anyone with injuries or weaknesses start with a few privates. Privates are also great for...

Vacation Mat Workout

30 Minute Vacation Mat Workout Going on vacation and can’t get to the studio for Pilates class? This 30 minute mat workout will get your heart pumping and keep you in shape until you get home! Spine Twist: Lying on your back (supine) arms in T position, palms...

Reformer Springs

To get the best workout for your Pilates class, it’s helpful to understand the spring options for our machines. Our Merrithew reformers we have 3 different colors. The red spring is 100% resistance. It will be the heaviest of all the colors. The blue spring is 50% of...