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Pilates Reformer In Bedford

Reformer Pilates

Reformer Pilates is an increasingly popular form of exercise that combines traditional Pilates principles with the use of a specialised piece of equipment known as a Pilates Reformer. This unique apparatus, developed by Joseph Pilates, provides resistance and support for a wide range of exercises, allowing for a full-body workout that focuses on strength, flexibility, balance, and core stability. A wide variety of exercises are achieved within the Pilates Reformer Bedford Classes promoting length, strength, flexibility and balance. It is fast becoming one of the most popular Pilates classes at our studio!

The Pilates Reformer is the central component of Reformer Pilates. It consists of a carriage that moves back and forth along a set of rails, springs for resistance, adjustable straps, and a variety of attachments. The equipment is highly versatile and can be adjusted to suit individual needs and fitness levels.

Core Engagement: Reformer Pilates places a strong emphasis on core strength and engagement. Many exercises require precise control and stabilisation of the core muscles, which helps to improve posture and overall body awareness.

Full-Body Workout: Reformer Pilates offers a full-body workout that targets all major muscle groups. It includes exercises for the legs, arms, back, and shoulders, ensuring balanced muscle development.

Low-Impact: Reformer Pilates is a low-impact exercise, making it suitable for people of all fitness levels, including those recovering from injuries. The resistance on the Reformer can be adjusted to provide the appropriate level of challenge.

Improved Flexibility: Regular practice of Reformer Pilates can lead to increased flexibility. Exercises often involve stretching and lengthening muscles, promoting greater range of motion.

Muscle Tone: The resistance provided by the springs on the Reformer helps to build lean muscle, leading to improved muscle tone and definition.

Balance and Coordination: Many Reformer Pilates exercises require balance and coordination, which can enhance these aspects of physical fitness.

Mind-Body Connection: Similar to traditional Pilates, Reformer Pilates emphasizes the mind-body connection. Practitioners are encouraged to focus on breath control, concentration, and precision in their movements.

Qualified Reformer Pilates teachers can tailor Reformer Pilates workouts to the specific needs and goals of each individual. Whether you’re looking to build strength, recover from an injury, or enhance your athletic performance, the exercises can be adapted accordingly.

Reformer Pilates offers a wide variety of exercises, so workouts remain interesting and engaging. The repertoire can be adapted as individuals progress and become more proficient.

Group and Private Classes: Reformer Pilates can be practiced in both group and private class settings. Group classes are popular in many fitness studios, while private sessions provide one-on-one guidance and personalised attention.

Pilates Reformer classes are school term time only. Classes are currently at the following times at the movefit pilates studio on Rosamond Road in Bedford:

  • Monday 7.15pm – 8.15pm – Reformer Foundation
  • Wednesday 12.15pm -1.15pm – Reformer Progression
  • Wednesday 1.30pm – 2.30pm – Reformer Foundation
  • Wednesday 6.45pm – 7.45pm – Reformer Foundation
  • Friday 8.30am – 9.30am – Reformer Foundation
  • Friday 10am-11am – Reformer Progression Plus
  • Friday 1pm – 2pm – Reformer Progression
  • Saturday 9am-10am – Reformer Foundation

Our studio provides the largest Pilates Reformer classes schedule in Bedford, running sessions throughout the week and on a Saturday. Sign up for once a week, or more, these Pilates Reformer Bedford classes are designed to introduce all clients successfully to the benefits of Pilates.

Our classes are developed to introduce Pilates Reformer to new clients from a wide range of backgrounds, or to extend the experience of clients with Pilates Reformer experience. Classes are open to all, and we offer classes with a focus on Foundation routines and Progression routines, to help develop clients at the pace and challenge that is right for them.

We also offer introductory Pilates Reformer workshops for people wanting to understand more about Pilates Reformer before attending a full set of Pilates Reformer classes – check out our workshops for more information.

Classes can be booked directly – contact Anna at for more informatiion

Do note – to ensure we exercise safely and effectively with you all new clients to our Pilates Reformer classes will need to complete a 60 minute introductory session to ensure fully set to exercise successfully with Reformers at movefit pilates. It also allows all clients a chance to do a few Reformer routines and ask any questions of Anna, Studio Director, before the main classes begin. This will be arranged directly with you before you start class – with 1:1 private sessions or group workshops available.


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