Can Beginners Do Reformer Pilates? Tips For First Timers!
September 29th, 2021
It is not a dance class, it is not a coordination class; definitely, it is not a Pilates nor a Calisthenics class. Movement class is quite new, especially in Singapore, and not many are aware of it yet. But this practice is a big part of my own daily work and is what I would love to share with my students. Movement class at Pilates Plus is a practice inspired by Ido Portal, which covers all things about movement. Improving your total body coordination, your balance in...Read More »
Doing the exercises on the Pilates Reformer is very effective, interesting, fun, and invigorating at the same time. However, with a busy schedule, attending Pilates Reformer classes may not be as regular as you have wanted it to be. Buying Reformer equipment is not only expensive and impractical as it requires a lot of space, but it also requires deeper knowledge to do the exercises safely on your own. Pilates exercises can be done without the Reformer equipment. All you...Read More »
Though Pilates exercises can be done on the mat, the Reformer equipment has become a very familiar sight when you think of doing Pilates. Its unique appearance and the interesting movements you can do on it make it very appealing to both first-timers and die-hard Pilates practitioners alike. There are hundreds of movements that you can do on the Pilates Reformer machine that can target your whole body to do either stretch or strength work. You can lie, sit cross-legged on...Read More »
Working out in the gym was the most common way of getting fit 20 years ago until different training methods have arisen in the fitness industry. One of which is the Pilates method which has gained popularity not just to the regular fitness enthusiast but also from people who want to work their posture to high-level athletes who want to improve their performance. Pilates training offers more advantages than gym training. It works on your strength, flexibility, cardiovascular...Read More »
As our lifestyle has revolved around sitting in front of the computer or browsing on our handphone most of the time, rounding of the shoulders has become a more common postural problem not only with the older population but with the younger group as early as in their teens. Correcting this posture will not only make you look better and taller, but it will also help you avoid aches and tightness in the shoulder and neck area. Pilates exercises can help you correct rounded...Read More »