Which cleaners to use on your equipment, and when

By |2019-07-01T04:32:41+00:00May 15th, 2019|Equipment Care, StudioTips|

Cleaning your Pilates equipment is hugely important for the look of your studio, the feel of each exercise, and the safety of your clients.  There are four different cleaning solutions I recommend for your equipment.  I prefer using all of these in spray form with a microfiber cloth. Water Plain water from your tap is

Bumpy Ride? Troubleshoot Your Reformer: Part Two

By |2019-02-27T22:36:07+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Equipment Care, StudioTips|

Continuing on last month’s topic of troubleshooting a bumpy carriage ride, let’s talk about other places your annoyances might be coming from besides the wheels. I perform the baseline testing by doing leg circles with my feet in straps, because I get the biggest range of motion using the ropes and straps (Remember, in Part 1 all the

Balanced Body makes it easy to replace your upholstery and foam

By |2018-10-03T19:38:25+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Equipment Care, StudioTips, upholstery|

After many years of use, especially in a busy studio, your reformer vinyl can start to wear.  It might crack, the corners might get nicked, your client’s jewelry or zippers might cut the vinyl, or it could get scuffed.  Underneath the vinyl, you might have foam wearing thin where clients commonly kneel or put their