Equipment

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Certified Equipemnt by Gratz

All Equipment is custom built by Gratz Industries. Gratz Industries is the original manufacturer of Pilates apparatus and the industry’s established source for authentic equipment. Gratz Industries was started by Frank Gratz in New York City in 1929 as a custom fabrication shop producing industrial design prototypes, architectural metal, furniture and sculpture for many of the world’s greatest designers.

This legacy of high end fabrication and tradition continued with Frank’s son Donald Gratz who applied his engineering and metalworking expertise working closely with Romana Kryzanowska in the late 1960’s. This collaboration with Romana resulted in the preservation of the dimensions and pro-portions critical to the correct functions of the Pilates apparatus. Thanks to this relationship Gratz maintained a fidelity to Joseph Pilates original vision by fabrication apparatus with unerring craftsmanship and exacting specification which continues today.All Equipment is custom built by Gratz Industries. Gratz Industries is the original manufacturer of Pilates apparatus and the industry’s established source for authentic equipment. Gratz Industries was started by Frank Gratz in New York City in 1929 as a custom fabrication shop producing industrial design prototypes, architectural metal, furniture and sculpture for many of the world’s greatest designers.

This legacy of high end fabrication and tradition continued with Frank’s son Donald Gratz who applied his engineering and metalworking expertise working closely with Romana Kryzanowska in the late 1960’s. This collaboration with Romana resulted in the preservation of the dimensions and pro-portions critical to the correct functions of the Pilates apparatus. Thanks to this relationship Gratz maintained a fidelity to Joseph Pilates original vision by fabrication apparatus with unerring craftsmanship and exacting specification which continues today.

UNIVERSAL REFORMER

You know what they say, “there’s no such things as a stupid question” and it’s true! In fact, you’d be surprised how many people have the same exact question as you. Below are the answers to questions we are frequently asked.

WUNDA CHAIR

It is a actual chair and was created for home use. Joseph called this a home gym. It is a challenging piece of equipment with great focus on balance and control of the body.

LADDER BARREL

A flexible strong spine is a major part of Joseph Pilates exer-cise method. Designed to support, stretch and facilitate spinal movement. Helps to improve flexibility and posture. Ratios are again based on Greek philosophies of mathematics, trigonom

SPINE CORRECTOR

Adapted from gymnastics, similar to the even parallel bars. It is used to increase range in push ups while eliminating pressure on the wrists. It is also used in more advanced movements such as hand stands.

SMALL BARREL

The pole represents the spine. Assists with spinal alignment and elongating the spine. The pole will give you feedback regarding which part of your spine needs to be strengthened or lengthened. Helps to repair weakness and imbalances in

MAT WITH FOOT BOXES AND HANDLE BARS

Used to strengthen the feet, toes, heels and ankles as well as to stretch and strengthen the arches of the feet. Proper alignment begins with strong feet, this was created to help strengthen the feet and work on reflexology.

NECK STRETCHER

Used for stretching and strengthening the neck. Great piece of equipment that can be used from athletes to those who spend their days a computer.

TOE EXERCISER

Used to stretch and strengthen the toes, as well as develop strength throughout the ankle and arch of the foot.

BREATH-A-CIZER

Helps to cleanse the lungs and bring new fresh air into the lungs. Designed to increase breath and circulation in the body while building stamina.

AIRPLANE BOARDS

Helps to strengthen core and legs. Great tool to help one develop a stronger connection between the powerhouse and the lower body.

BEAN BAG ROLL-UP DEVICE

Used to stretch and strengthen wrists arms and shoulders. Works on posture and alignment of the upper body.

MAGIC CIRCLE

Resistance band accessory piece of equipment. Great piece of equipment that can be used in many ways. It can be used for alignment, balance, deverloping strength through the core, upper body or lower body.