STOTT PILATES May 2009

Relax & Unwind – it’s Springtime!


STOTT PILATES is a Senior Partner of IDEA
Health & Fitness Association

Exclusive Promotions | News | Success Stories | Featured Products | Events | Workshops & Courses | FAQ | Exercise | Jobs
In this issue:
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Events & Tradeshows

Stop by the STOTT PILATES booth at these upcoming shows:

May 28-31
Book Expo America
New York, NY

August 12-16
IDEA World Fitness Convention
Anaheim, CA

August 20-23
Can-Fit-Pro Toronto
Toronto, ON

View a complete list of events for 2009!

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What's New at our
Corporate Training Centers?

Upcoming training dates at our Corporate Training Centers:

Toronto, ON
Workshops featuring the Jumpboard, Reformer, Stability Chair and Anatomy Review.
May 23 & 24

Injuries & Special Populations
starts May 19

Tribeca, NY
9 Workshops, 0.24 CECs – in Just Four Days!
May 27-30
Intensive Mat-Plus™ in Spanish starts July 6 and in French starts August 10

Denver, CO
Intensive Reformer
starts June 5

STOTT PILATES 2009 Tour
Join us on the 2009 STOTT PILATES Tour.
Coming soon to a city near you!

Training Dates Worldwide

Visit our website for upcoming workshops and courses held by our
LTCs and Hosting Centers.

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Continuing Education:
Spotlight FAQ

Q. How do I complete my CECs?

Click here for the answer
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Exercise of the Month

Side Kick

Side Kick

Targets adductors, flexors and extensors of the hip and torso stabilizers

View the exercise of the month.
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Job Board

STOTT PILATES Job Board
Visit our online Job Board for a list of Pilates instructor positions worldwide.
Facilities looking for STOTT PILATES instructors may fill out a Job Board submission form.

Toronto Head Office Careers
If you’re passionate about Pilates and you’re looking for a rewarding, fun and fast-paced career, check out our available positions.

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Newsletter Archive

View previous issues of the STOTT PILATES Newsletter

Dear Friends,Lindsay & Moira

So here we are – a strong, worldwide network of Pilates instructors, studios (large and small) and general fitness enthusiasts entrenched in an unpredictable economic season. With fear and finance at the forefront, we mustn’t lose sight of, or refrain from, our mind-body fitness goals. Be creative! Try something new and take a risk! Instructors can broaden their horizons and increase programming for any type of client with STOTT PILATES courses and workshops.  Studios can jumpstart their business plans with help from our expert Full Solutions™ business consultants. And lastly, Pilates enthusiasts can stretch every dollar and complement their studio workouts with some at home DVD training. Don’t let these trying times interfere with your health and wellness plans. Ride it out with the help of STOTT PILATES – we’re with you every step of the way! 

Yours in good health,

Lindsay & Moira Merrithew
Co-founders, STOTT PILATES®

Exclusive Promotions
Stability Chair Bundle

It’s all about the Split‑Pedal Stability Chair™!

This month, we’re featuring two amazing value-packed options; the Split-Pedal Stability Chair Bundle and the Stability Chair Studio Starter Package!

Get details and set up your studio today.

Save 25% off Express DVDsHappy Mother’s Day!

Choose one or all of our featured, low impact, workout DVDs; Sunrise Workout, Relaxation Workout and Revive Workout.** and we’ll give you  25% off the regular price. Thanks, Mom!

Access our Mother's Day Offer

Visit our e-store, to browse our entire line of equipment and accessories.

In the News

On Site Fitness
Improve Your Game…on the Mat!
Set down that barbell and get ready for the athletic conditioning regimen that is revolutionizing fitness worldwide – Pilates! With just a Mat and a few lightweight accessories, you can easily incorporate these gentle, yet effective, moves into your training.
Can Fit Pro Just Add Pilates
Contemporary mind-body fitness is the key ingredient to a successful career in the industry. Why? Because whether your clients are general fitness enthusiasts, serious athletes or seeking rehabilitative care – you can help to meet their health and wellness goals. Find out why the pros are pumped for Pilates. As published in Can-Fit-Pro Magazine.
Parent Guide
Playtime Pilates
Kids instantly gravitate to the bright colors and interesting shapes of Pilates equipment. Here's your chance to introduce your children to Pilates and play together at the same time! Read the DVD review of Fitness Fun: Pilates for Kids, and find out why parents and youngsters alike are excited about fitness.
 
Mini Stability Ball Have a Ball!
You can do it all with just one small ball – the Mini Stability Ball™ (formerly the Mini Flex‑Ball™) is an excellent proprioceptive tool that helps to focus on core stability and back strength mobility. Sold individually or in a convenient Power Pack.
And the Winner is…
Congratulations to Joan Varacalli, winner of five free private workouts at the Toronto Studio and Corporate Training Center! Joan visited our booth at the Yoga Pilates Conference & Show in Toronto, Canada on April 2-5, 2009. Thanks to everyone who entered the contest.

Success StoriesSTUDIO CONTEST

Have you entered our Photo Contest?

If not, you haven't missed your chance to take part! Due to increased interest, we have extended the contest to anyone who has purchased a Reformer within the past 6 months. No facility? No worries! Any at home studio with high hopes and big aspirations, is now eligible for the grand prize – a SPX Max™ Reformer!
 
We're simply looking for innovative photos of your Reformer – so grab your camera, and get started!
 
Please send your photos to stories@stottpilates.com. Plus, don't forget to submit a brief explanation on why you think you should win. Fingers crossed!
 
Please note: If you already entered the contest, you are still in the running! Feel free to submit more photos if you'd like. We appreciate your patience and enthusiasm as we select the winner for the grand prize! The first and second runner-up will also receive a really great prize! The contest is heating up – thanks to everyone!

Featured Products

What’s Black & Grey but Green All Over?

Designed for Pilates, Yoga and other floor exercises, the new, reversible Eco‑Friendly Mat™ in Onyx & Stone is 6mm thick and made from 100% recyclable and biodegradeable TPE (Thermal Plastic Elastomer) foam. Includes a carry strap. Do something for yourself and the environment: Include this Mat in your workout wardrobe!

Also available in two flashy color combinations: Onyx & Stone Mat