Designed with both functionality and aesthetics in mind, it is a robust and compact machine.
The Elina Pilates Mentor is a highly functional professional reformer that includes everything you need for a complete workout, plus added exciting new features. The versatility of this reformer allows for performing hundreds of exercises, adapted to all levels, from beginner to advanced.
Its aluminum structure and gray tones give this reformer a great sobriety of lines in the style of classic reforms that, blending with the environment, integrate perfectly into any type of environment.
Features and Specifications
Made with light-toned American maple wood.
Waterproof varnish that protects the wood from wear and tear.
Tower made of aluminum with hexagonal profiles that facilitates a firm grip and prevents slipping. With a quick system for changing the position of all its components. Easy to assembly and disassembly.
Height adjustable pulleys.
Numbered both on its side and on the back. It allows performing exercises on both sides of it.
Adjustable hooks for placing springs or elastic bands, both on the front and on the back.
"Quick release" change system with seven positions.
Mechanism that allows to move the foot bar horizontally, thus facilitating the performance of a large number of exercises.
Padded bar to prevent slipping of feet and hands.
Ultra-quiet trolley thanks to its eight special polyurethane wheels and high-precision bearings.
Automatic rope collection retractable system that allows storing them in the lower part of the trolley.
Sophisticated cushioning mechanism of the bed that allows performing exercises in a smooth way, avoiding noises and sudden blows.
Adjustable padded shoulder straps that are easy to put on and take off.
Springs made of a high-quality alloy of great durability that provide optimal resistance.
3-position adjustable headrest.
Removable mat that is easy to place thanks to its side finish that makes it easy to grip.
Reformer Master Instructor: structure + trolley.
Complete mini tower with pulleys.
Complete set of six high-precision springs with three levels of resistance that can be combined depending on the desired intensity.
Two low resistance green springs.
Two medium intensity yellow springs.
Two high intensity red springs.
Extra wide padded box that facilitates its placement between the shoulder pads and the supports, providing it with total stability. It can be placed both parallel and perpendicular to the reformer.
Padded shoulder straps that are very easy to insert and remove.
Very firm and wide jumpboard to facilitate the placement of the feet. Designed to facilitate its placement and removal.
Padded foot platform.
One set of hand handles and one set of double loop hand and foot handles.
A set of ropes.
Front foot strap: Foot strap on the front of the reformer.
Foot anchor strap located in the part of the pit that can be adjusted along the machine according to the needs of each user and moment, and that facilitates a multitude of exercises.
Automatic rope storage retractable system.
4-position trolley brake.
10-year warranty for the structure and 2-year warranty for the rest of the parts
Length: 208.28 cm (219.07 cm with flanges )
Width: 64.77 cm
Height: 203.83 cm (Trapeze knobs add 4.45 cm )
Bed height: 62.86 cm
So what are you waiting for? Add the Elina Pilates Mentor Reformer With Tower to your cart and take your Pilates workout to the next level!
The Pilates reformer is a piece of exercise equipment created by Joseph Pilates in the 1920s.
It was designed to support Pilates progression beyond mat work, heightening the strengthening, realignment stretching of the body.
An incredibly popular piece of exercise equipment, the Pilates reformer consists of a bed-like structure with a flat platform, fitted with pulleys, ropes, and a sliding carriage.
To use a Pilates reformer, you can both adapt Pilates mat exercises and engage in unique exercises specifically created for the reformer.
Pilates Reformer exercises take advantage of the unique features of the reformer. Often involving pushing, pulling, or holding the carriage steady through the use of limbs, pulleys, or ropes while holding a specific pose.
The Pilates reformer is extremely versatile and its exercises are typically low-impact, with most done lying, sitting, or standing. The best professional pilates reformer will offer additional features to further improve your exercise.
There is an incredible range of Pilates reformer exercises, both for beginners and advanced practitioners.
Yes. The physical benefits of Pilates include an increase in muscle strength and tone, but without creating the bulk associated with conventional strength training.
After a sustained period of consistent exercise on a Pilates reformer, you can expect to see an increase in deep core muscle strength, which helps keep your abdominal muscles tight and toned.
Pilates is considered one of the major ‘head-to-toe’ exercises, meaning it promotes muscle growth throughout the entire body from your internal obliques to your gluteus maximus.
Yes. Combined with a healthy and balanced diet and lifestyle, exercises on the Pilates reformer can significantly contribute to a weight loss strategy through increasing your muscle tone and strengthening your body.
This not only helps you prepare for dynamic calorie-burning cardio workouts but also heightens your overall lean muscle tone so you will have a higher base metabolic rate.
Meaning, that even when stationary you will be burning significantly more calories thus creating the conditions to maximize weight loss.
Each piece of Pilates equipment presents its unique exercise opportunities and is best utilized through a Pilates workout that exploits its features.
Whilst other Pilates exercise machines exist, the three most popular and commercially sought are the reformer, Cadillac, and Wunda chair.
For the reformer, please refer to our answer on how to effectively use a Pilates reformer. The best professional Pilates reformers will be easy to use and accessible.
For the Cadillac, there are a lot of opportunities to develop upper body strength and core control through the use of the hanging trapeze and resistant pulleys.
For the Wunda chair, you want to embrace Pilates exercises focused on balance that take advantage of its chair-like structure and pedals.
There are a diversity of certified resources online which can help you get a sense of what piece of equipment will work best for you. We also recommend you visit YouTube, as it is full of fantastic demonstrations of Pilates exercises on a range of equipment.