1:6 Reformer Pilates Class

1:6 Reformer Pilates in Inner West Sydney

Movement Laboratory Pilates Class

Searching for a Reformer Pilates class in Inner West Sydney that stands out from the overcrowded, large-group sessions? Movement Laboratory offers the ideal solution with our 1:6 Clinical Reformer classes. These sessions strike the perfect balance between the personalised attention of a small class and the spirited dynamic of group exercise, avoiding the common pitfalls of larger, impersonal classes.

In our 1:6 classes, you benefit from the personalised attention of our experienced physiotherapists within the dynamic of a small group setting. You’ll enjoy the benefits of focused guidance from our experienced physiotherapists, ensuring each participant’s needs are met within the energetic atmosphere of a small group. Whether you are new to Pilates or have previous experience, our Reformer Pilates classes are suitable for everyone, from beginners to those with more Pilates experience, our classes are adaptable to your personal fitness, movement & recovery journey.

At Movement Laboratory, we understand that life is too short to be held back by pain or discomfort. That’s why our approach in the 1:6 Reformer Pilates classes combines accurate diagnosis, hands-on techniques, and education about body mechanics and movement. This ensures that you’re not just moving better now, but you’re also equipped for a pain-free future.

Join us to experience the unique blend of personal care and community spirit in our 1:6 Reformer Pilates classes, and take the first step towards improving your health and wellness.

All clients are required to attend a Physiotherapy Assessment prior to joining any group classes at Movement Laboratory. 

Do you want the confidence that all exercises are designed for you, are safe and effective, and led by physios and exercise physiologists?

Reformer Pilates Class Options at Movement Laboratory

At Movement Laboratory, we offer a variety of small group Reformer Pilates classes in Inner West Sydney, each tailored to specific needs and populations. Our classes are designed considering unique risk factors, health conditions, and lifestyle demands. We provide modifications as needed to ensure everyone’s safety and progress.

  • Focus: Pelvic floor muscle training for expectant and new mothers.
  • Features: Safe and effective strength training, essential during and after pregnancy.
  • Instructors: Women’s health physiotherapists.
  • Suitability: All pregnant women, including those with high-risk pregnancies or gestational diabetes.
  • Note: Detailed assessments to guide safe exercises; unfortunately, no babies allowed in class.
  • Booking: Prepaid class pack required.
  • Focus: Strength training for individuals with osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, menopause-related bone issues, or undergoing cancer treatment.
  • Features: Heavy loading, weight-bearing exercises, frequent use of the Pilates Jumpboard for low-impact jumping.
  • Booking: Prepaid class pack required.
  • Focus: High-intensity workouts for those looking to challenge their strength and endurance.
  • Features: Sweat-inducing, burn-guaranteed sessions, ideal for athletes, dancers, and performing artists.
  • Approach: Exercise sequences that enhance coordination and movement complexity, without necessarily increasing load.
  • Suitability: All ages welcome.
  • Booking: Prepaid class pack required.
  • Focus: Achieving a sense of alignment, balance, and energy.
  • Features: Combination of strength and mobility exercises, increasing in complexity as participants advance.
  • Suitability: Ideal for all ages.
  • Recommendation: Great starting point for newcomers to Reformer Pilates.
  • Booking: Prepaid class pack required.

For those unsure which class best suits their needs, we recommend starting with our Aligned Movers class. Each session at Movement Laboratory is carefully crafted to ensure you leave feeling stronger, healthier, and more in tune with your body.

Before joining any of our group classes, all clients are required to attend a Physiotherapy Assessment. This ensures that we understand your unique needs and can provide the most effective and safe Pilates experience possible.

Movement Laboratory Physio, Inner West

Just a short 4.3 km from Inner West’s centre, Movement Laboratory is your local physio-led reformer pilates studio, promoting pain-free mobility for residents in Leichhardt, Rozelle, Balmain, Summer Hill, Annandale, Lilyfield, Stanmore, Haberfield, Lewisham, and Petersham.

(02) 9029 2449
141 Marion Street, Leichhardt, NSW 2040
Opening Hours:

Mon – Thurs: 7am- 8pm
Fri & Sat: 7am- 2pm

Why Choose Movement Laboratory for Reformer Pilates in Inner West?

Movement Laboratory stands out as a leader in reformer Pilates in Inner West, thanks to our exceptionally nurturing and adaptive instructor team.

Our team of physiotherapists is highly qualified, trained with prestigious Pilates bodies, including Stott Pilates, Polestar, PilatesITC, APPI, and the Dance Medicine Association (DMA). This diverse background enriches our approach to movement, as our team includes three former dancers, an Olympian, and two faculty teachers from these renowned institutions. Collectively, our instructors bring over 80 years of teaching experience, making our studio a hub of knowledge and expertise.

We pride ourselves on doing things differently. Our classes are not just about exercises; they’re experiences designed to achieve specific outcomes. We stay updated with the latest research to ensure our methods are effective and relevant. For instance, in our Mums class, we incorporate Pelvic Floor Muscle Training, and in our Bone Health class, we include balance challenges and box steps. These tailored elements ensure that our classes go beyond traditional reformer Pilates.

Our clinical team regularly discusses class focus, repertoire, client feedback, sequencing, and updates in relevant research. This collaborative approach guarantees that every aspect of our teaching is justified, follows basic movement fundamentals, and aligns with rehab principles.

Your Physiotherapy Assessment will be the most informative, and important consultation in your journey with us. All clients are required to complete an assessment with our team prior to enrolment.

What can you expect in your Initial Consultation?

When you begin your journey with Movement Laboratory for reformer Pilates in the Inner West area, your first step is the Physiotherapy Assessment – a crucial and informative hour that sets the foundation for your path with us. It’s mandatory for all clients to undergo this assessment before enrolling in any of our classes.

During your initial visit to our facility near Inner West, our primary goal is to uncover the root cause of your pain. This comprehensive approach enables us to craft a recovery plan that’s not just effective but also personalised to your unique needs.

But our role goes beyond just diagnosing and planning. At Movement Laboratory, we believe in empowering you with knowledge. This means you’ll learn about self-care techniques, how to manage injuries, and importantly, strategies to prevent their recurrence. Our team is committed to providing you with the tools and understanding you need to take charge of your health and well-being, making your experience with reformer Pilates both healing and educational.

Clear diagnosis

Timeframe for recovery


Treatment plan

Self management strategies

What to do and what not to do

Single Pass
$44Per Class
5 Pack
$42per class
  • $210 2 months expiry
10 Pack
$40per class
  • $400 4 months expiry
15 Pack
$38per class
  • $570 5 months expiry

Book your next appointment below:

Looking to join our popular 1:6 Reformer Pilates classes? Simply click on “1:6 Classes” to make your booking. These classes are managed on a separate platform, Bookamat, for your convenience. We recommend downloading the Bookamat App for easier access and management of your classes in the future.

For new patients eager to attend our classes, a Physiotherapy Assessment is a prerequisite before enrolment. When booking, please select “Physiotherapy Assessment for Group Class Enrolment” as your appointment type.

Thank you for choosing Movement Laboratory. We look forward to seeing you in the clinic and helping you on your journey to better health and movement with Reformer Pilates in Inner West!

Frequently Asked Questions

Clinical Reformer Pilates at Movement Laboratory is focused on personalised attention and specific health outcomes. Unlike fitness-style Pilates, our classes are smaller (1:6 ratio), allowing for tailored instruction. Our instructors are highly qualified physiotherapists trained in various reputable Pilates methodologies.

No prior experience is necessary. Our classes cater to a range of abilities, and we offer a Physiotherapy Assessment to understand your unique needs and recommend the most suitable class, such as our Aligned Movers class for beginners.

Absolutely! We have specific Pre and Postnatal Classes focusing on pelvic floor muscle training, guided by women’s health physiotherapists. These classes are safe for all pregnant women, including those with high-risk pregnancies or gestational diabetes.

The Physiotherapy Assessment is a comprehensive session where we identify the root cause of any pain or discomfort you’re experiencing. We also discuss your goals, create a personalised recovery plan, and provide education on self-care and injury management.

For physiotherapy, massage, private sessions, duets, and 1:3 studio rehab classes, click on “Appointment” on our website. For our 1:6 Reformer Pilates classes, bookings can be made through the “1:6 Classes” link, managed via the Bookamat platform. We recommend downloading the Bookamat App for easier booking and class management.

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