Pilates Springboard vs Reformer: What’s the difference?

Springboards are becoming more and more popular. They’re more affordable and they take up less space than bigger pieces of equipment.

What’s the appeal? And how is it different from the other major piece of resistance equipment: the Reformer.
Comparing Springboard and Reformer
Even though both the Reformer and Springboard use spring resistance, the feeling—and the effects—can […]

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    Knock your clients socks off with Margot’s Intense Springboard Class Plan

Knock your clients socks off with Margot’s Intense Springboard Class Plan

I’ve used these Pilates Springboard sequences many times before. Feel free to use as is or add your own flair.

To learn more about the Pilates Springboard, check out Springboard 101.

Standing Series 1

A. Squats

Stand, facing springboard; use yellow springs with a triangular handle in each hand; place springs at 6 to 10

Roll Down
Squats while holding handles […]

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    Pilates Springboard 101: how to teach with resistance in a whole new way

Pilates Springboard 101: how to teach with resistance in a whole new way

As Pilates instructors we’re always looking for new ways to challenge our clients and help them get strong and move better. As part of that quest we installed springboards in our body harmonics studios in 2012. The results have been fantastic!
What is a springboard?
A springboard consists of a plywood board attached to the wall, […]