Where did Pilates all begin?
Joseph Hubertus Pilates was born in Germany in 1883. As a child, Joe suffered many ailments including asthma so he turned to exercise and athletics to help. He studied various exercise routines and was transfixed with the idea of the classical Greek ideal of man with a balanced mind, body and spirit. Hence Pilates was born.
In 1912 Joe went to the U.K working as a defense instructor at Scotland Yard but at the outbreak of World War I he was interned as an “enemy alien”. Rather than wallow he refined his ideas by training other internees by rigging springs to hospital beds to enable patients
Byron Bay Pilates Co. has been developed by Vitality 4 Life for the purpose of offering high quality, affordable studio level pilates equipment. Our range of professional pilates equipment includes our best selling Pilates Reformer, Pilates Chair, Cadillac or Trapeze, Ladder Barrel, Spine Corrector Barrel and also the Baby Arc Barrels. Our Pilates equipment is designed with both professionals and beginners in mind and is able to be used by every body type and shape.
Our Byron Bay Pilates Co. range is affordable without making any sacrifices to quality. We utilise the highest quality Watambu Timber, steel and aluminium to create seamless finishes and solid construction!
High Quality and Affordable Professional Pilates Equipment
Four years ago Vitality 4 Life investigated Pilates equipment made in China. While the prices were good, unfortunately the quality wasn't. The quality of the timber, fittings, springs and upholstery wasn't up the Vitality 4 Life standard.
Our Byron Bay Pilates Co. PLT-200 Reformer is a high quality and affordable studio level exercise equipment, designed to facilitate body strength and tone in keeping with the principles of Pilates.
Core Strengthening, Toning and Cardio
The design of the PLT-200 Pilates Reformer creates resistance by using a pulley and spring system to promote core engagement and strength together with your heart and lungs for endurance. It provides gentle movements for your joints but allows you will reach and maintain your target heart rate as effectively as a run. It may also produce visible results sooner — arm, leg and abdominal muscles can look more firm and defined within a dozen or so regular sessions.
All Levels of Fitness and Body Types
Exercising with the Pilates Reformer is possible for anyone and everyone. The exercises you can perform on the Reformer can be done by people with all levels of fitness and body types to improve