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education & certification
at Physical Balance in Lakeland, Florida
currently offering:
course IMP Intensive Mat-Plus
winter 2004 2 weekends 40 hours instruction
Jan 9, 10, 11 | Jan 30, 31, Feb 1, 2004

course IR Intensive Reformer
winter 2004 2 weekends 50 hours instruction
February 13, 14, 15, 16 | Feb 27, 28, 29 Mar 1, 2004

course ICCB Intensive Cadillac, Chair and Barrels
winter 2003 1 week 50 hours instruction
Dec 5 to 12, 2003

A written & practical exam is required for certification
exam may be taken within six months of completing course(s)

Space is limited! only six participants per course! To register or for costs and additional information regarding these courses, call Melanie Snell at Physical Balance 863-688-1234 or email orlando@stotteducation.com A non-refundable deposit of $500 is necessary to reserve your spot.

for a list of required (and optional) materials please click here

EARN ACE CREDITS STOTT is recognized by the American Council on Exercise* as a Continuing Education Specialist. Earn 3.0 ACE CECs for Matwork course. Earn 5.2 CECs for Reformer course

PREREQUISITES The intensive courses above are recommended for certified fitness instructors, personal trainers, and other fitness & health professionals who want to expand their knowledge and enhance their business. Applicants must have, at least three years experience teaching fitness, dance or movement, familiarity with the works of Joseph Pilates, formal anatomy training and a working knowledge of muscle origins, insertions and functions, in order to attend the course.

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Physical Balance
is located at
404 Hibriten Way
Lakeland, Florida 33803

phone: 863-688-1234

Melanie Snell
Melanie has been involved in the health and fitness industry for over 20 years. A graduate of the University of South Florida, Melanie Snell holds a bachelors of arts degree in dance with a special focus in movement and physical education. She also holds her certificate in group and personal training with AFAA and is a teacher of the gyrotonic expansion system.

Melanie is also one of the 1st STOTT Instructor Trainers in the U.S., trained personally by Moira Merrithew. Melanie is certified to teach the Complete Certification Program including the Graduate Program and the Injury and Special Populations course. She is a sought after instructor by physical therapists and fitness instructorsacross the southern U.S.

The Studio
Physical Balance is a private studio for pilates and gyrotonics. Along with the entire range of equipment, you will find wall-to-wall mirrors and windows. Students have access to full bath facilities, kitchen and a covered garden patio for lunching and lounging.

The studio is also steps away from beautiful Lake Hollingsworth which offers a 3 mile paved path for walking, running, biking or blading. Local gym/spa services are available nearby for those of you with extra energy before or after class. Come enjoy your training experience in this quaint stress-free environment.

Getting There
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Lakeland is located halfway between Tampa and Orlando via Intersate 4.

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