Balanced Body® (Sacramento/USA) has developed a wide variety of Pilates equipment. The company is the No. 1 manufacturer in the Pilates world. For more than 40 years, the Pilates equipment has been developed further and today sets the quality standard. Balanced Body®, with its years of experience, builds Pilates equipment for the world's most respected Pilates instructors and their clients. WHAT IS A REFORMER? The reformer is the most popular and versatile Pilates training tool. It facilitates a variety of strengthening and stretching exercises. The reformer incorporates a slide that glides on rails and moves according to the use of the springs, pulleys and ropes.