Springs which are attached to equipment either in resting position or extended should clear all parts of the equipment. Under no circumstances should the springs bend around or scrape/rub/abrade the equipment. Any such situation will damage the springs and deem them unsafe for use.
Heavy arm work
Open end of the Trapeze Table for Arms Off The Wall
Closed end of the Trapeze Table:
Trapeze Table/Reformer Springs Reformer:
original reformer had 4 springs only and all the same tension
When using only 3 springs, use 2 outside and one center
When using only 2 springs, 2 outside OR 2 center
When using only 1 spring, 1 center
5 spring machine: use 2 to 4 Deborah Lessen Pilates springs instead of or in addition to your current springs. Placement must be balanced as above
Push-Through bar from bottom and top
Attach without snap hooks unless necessary to accommodate apparatus. The open side of swivel hook should face away from client.
Please Note: Springs should not be slack or under tension in resting position.