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Teaching Reformer to First-Timers

Workshop details

Difficulty Essential
Duration 2 hours


REPs 2.0
REPs independently endorsed education

The FIRST session may be the most important group Reformer class taught. This workshop, developed by the Merrithew team, provides the tools necessary to ensure this class is motivating, stimulating and will keep first-time clients coming back for more. Selected STOTT PILATES Reformer exercises are examined with an eye to maintaining, pace and flow so members ‘feel’ the workout, while still ensuring proper technique. The use of demonstration, imagery and concise cueing and correcting is discussed while focusing on group safety in the studio.

Specialty tracks

Group Equipment

Learning objectives

  1. Apply the Five Basic Principles of STOTT PILATES to Jumpboard & select Reformer exercises.
  2. Challenge clients cardiovascular system & build endurance
  3. Challenge abdominal stability & strengthen lower body through plyometrics
  4. Learn exercise variations and modifications for specific body types.

Equipment used in the workshop

Related products

V2 Max Reformer

V2 Max Reformer

Manual - Essential Reformer 2nd Ed. (English)

Manual - Essential Reformer 2nd Ed. (English)

Mat/Ref Support Materials Book

Mat/Ref Support Materials Book

Jumpboard™ - 24 inch (V2 Max™/Rehab V2 Max™)

Jumpboard - 24 inch (V2 Max/Rehab V2 Max)