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Types Of Reformer Gearbars

This week Loraine goes through the different reformer gearbars (also known as the spring bar) on different Align-Pilates reformers to help you understand the different types that are available on the market. Find out which one would suit you and your clients!

Reformer With Fixed Springs: Demonstrated on the F2 Folding Home Reformer (
Reformer With Gearbar: Demonstrated on the C2-Pro Pilates Reformer (this product has now been discontinued)
Reformer With Rapid Change Spring Bar: C8-Pro Pilates Reformer (

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Commercial Reformers:
Home Reformers:

Instructions by Loraine Prokopiou: Loraine qualified as a physiotherapist in 1995 and became interested in Pilates whilst doing a postgraduate muscle balance course. Loraine is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and an Advanced Level 3 Instructor on the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs). She also has a Master of Science degree in Applied Human Science. Loraine worked for the NHS as an outpatient physiotherapist for 16 years. As well as teaching for Mbodies Training Academy Loraine also now combines physiotherapy and Pilates on a private basis.

This is taught on the Mbodies Reformer Instructor education.
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