REFORMER PILATES

Grow stronger, feel amazing with our Reformer Pilates in Reading, Berkshire.

17 Years teaching reformer Pilates

Reformer Pilates

Reformer Pilates is a low impact full body workout that feels amazing! It is suitable for individuals of all fitness levels and ages. You can expect improvements in strength, posture, balance, coordination, and overall fitness through regular classes.

If you're searching for Reformer Pilates, you've come to the right place. Power of Pilates, with studios in Lower Earley Reading and Finchampstead Wokingham, specialises in offering small group Reformer Pilates classes. Whether you're seeking a full-body workout, targeting core muscles, or aiming to enhance flexibility and muscle strength, Reformer Pilates caters to your needs.

"You will not find a reformer Pilates studio with a lovelier, more genuine, kinder staff than Power of Pilates"

S E Jackson

Reformer Pilates

Reformer Pilates

What is Reformer Pilates?

Reformer Pilates offers an exciting and fun dimension to your health and fitness goals. Experience the classic advantages of Pilates — strength, balance, and alignment— with an added turbo boost by practicing it on the reformer machine! This accelerates your progress, delivering quicker results for you.. Whether you are looking for strength, toning, mobility or flexibility - the Reformer has it covered. Reformer classes bring balance to the body with an emphasis on flow, focus and technique to provide a highly effective full body workout. It is great fun, and you will move, look and feel fantastic!

Why you should do Reformer Pilates?

Results, results, results! The Reformer is designed to enhance, support and improve the effectiveness of your workout.

If your goal is to improve your fitness, strength, flexibilty and develop a strong core connection - this is for you! The spring resistance works to safely sculpt, tone and stretch the muscles and offers you the opportunity to work in multiple planes of resistance.

If your goal is to improve your posture, mobility, balance, strength and flexibility - this is for you! The reformer creates a more dynamic environment that can promote stretching and strengthening in ways that aren't accessible when you are on a mat. The springs offer support to allow you to work through ranges of movement that are challenging unaided.

Benefits of Reformer Pilates

Reformer Pilates leads to greater strength, flexibility and balance, which in turn improve posture, movement and mental health. Refomer Pilates benefits include:

  • Increased core strength
  • Better Posture and Body Alignment
  • Improved Balance and Coordination
  • Injury prevention
  • Increased Strength and Flexibility
  • Improved Mobility and range of motion
  • Helps with Weight loss
  • Stress relief and relaxation

What happens in a Pilates Reformer Class?

You will work on the Reformer - a moving platform on wheels - which is attached to a set of springs of varying resistance, which can be adjusted to either support or challenge you - allowing you to control the difficulty of movement. Some movements incorporate the long straps used by legs and arms and you will switch between lying down, sitting and standing!

The movements are combined into a smooth, continuous flow. As with a matwork class, you work at your own pace and ability. Your qualified reformer instructor will always be on hand to help you with your set up and advise on any modifications.

The class will start with a warm up and then progress to a series of flowing exercises designed to bring balance to the body with an emphasis on focus and technique. The class will offer strength, flexibility, core stability and mobility exercises with progressions offered to increase the intensity and to challenge you. Your highly trained Pilates instructor will guide and support you throughout.

Is this the right “level” for me?

The Reformer is a great option for all abilities, regardless of age or fitness levels. Beginners can take time to build their confidence and endurance before moving on to an intermediate level and progressions, duration and props can be used to increase the intensity for those who like it spicy! We offer 3 different reformer class types: Flow, Plus and Strong.

Reformer Class Types

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RESTORE

Reformer Restore

RESTORE is tailored for beginners, those recovering from injuries, newcomers to exercise, and seniors. This class emphasizes mobility, strength, stretching, and balance at a gentler pace, making it an ideal choice when your body needs some tender loving care.

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FLOW

Reformer Flow

This reformer class aims to bring balance to the body by emphasizing flow, focus, and technique. You'll seamlessly transition from one Pilates move to another for a comprehensive full-body workout. Suitable for everyone.

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PLUS

Reformer Plus

This class offers an energetic, dynamic Pilates reformer experience for those eager to pick up the pace while focusing on flow, concentration, and technique. Perfect for participants with previous Pilates experience.

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STRONG

Reformer Strong

This reformer class is designed to work on strength and endurance. This class is not suitable for complete beginners, injuries or anyone who is pregnant.

FAQ Reformer Pilates

All our reformer classes are 55 mins long

We keep class sizes small. Max of 8 clients per class in the studio

We offer reformer classes at our studio in Lower Earley, Reading and we also offer reformer classes at our studio in Finchampstead, Wokingham.

Bring some water, lots of energy and your best smile! You should wear loose comfortable clothing, we do require all clients to wear grip socks in our classes. Don’t worry if you don’t have any, we have stock for sale at the studio. Email us to reserve you a pair ready for collection.

Yes of course! Your instructor will always be on hand to set you up correctly and to make any adjustments. We only have 8 clients per class in a reformer class which enables us to offer a fun & safe environment with classes that will get you results.

You may find some of the movements more challenging than others - we all have areas of strength and weakness. If you need a rest or if you feel you are losing your good technique, take a short break - maintaining technique is really important and is key to reaping the benefit of the movement

It depends on how much the injury affects your overall movement. Please contact us for advice.

PAYG Reformer Pack Prices

Reformer Single Class
(3 month expiry)

£25.00

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Reformer 5 Class Pack
(4 month expiry)

£110.00 / £22 per class

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Reformer 10 Class Pack
(4 month expiry)

£210.00 / £21 per class

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Reformer 20 class pack
(6 month expiry)

£380.00 / £19 per class

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Reformer 30 Class Pack
(10 month expiry)

£540.00 / £18 per class

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Reformer Memberships

Reformer 8 monthly

£150.00 / £18.75 per class

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Reformer 10 monthly

£175.00 / £17.50 per class

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Reformer 12 monthly

£195.00 / £16.25 per class

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