Vertical Frame

Learn to replicate the majority of Essential-level exercises normally performed on the Cadillac using the Vertical Frame on any model of STOTT PILATES® Reformer. With this workshop, developed by the MERRITHEW™ team, you can explore how the Roll-Down Bar, Push-Thru Bar, Arm and Leg Springs can add variety while targeting individual muscle groups and firing patterns. Discover how a wide range of exercises can be programmed into a full Vertical Frame workout or used as a complement to any Reformer or Matwork routine.

Learning Objectives

  1. Apply the STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles of stabilization to Vertical Frame exercises.
  2. Explore how various parts of the apparatus can be used to target specific areas.
  3. Discuss positioning and technique of each movement.
  4. Discover programming options using the features of the Vertical Frame.

Additional Details

  • Workshop Length: 4 hours


  • REPs 4.0
  • Level of Difficulty: Essential