intensive certification
comprehensive certification
graduate courses
rehabilitation certification
continuing education
toronto start dates
student accomodation in toronto
stott licensed centers
hosted courses & workshops

intensive certification
comprehensive certification
graduate courses
rehabilitation certification
continuing education
toronto start dates
student accomodation in toronto
stott licensed centers
hosted courses & workshops

education & certification
at Equilibrium Studio in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
currently offering:

intensive courses designed for individuals with strong anatomy training minimum of three years teaching experience required and familiarity with this method of exercise certification awarded upon successful completion of a written and practical exam exam my be taken within six months of completion of course(s) taught by stott-certified instructor trainers

Intensive courses are offered four times a year; Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall

course IMP Intensive Mat-Plus
spring 2002
3 weekends 40 hours instruction
April 12, 13, 14 | April 26, 27, 28, | May 10 & 11

summer 2002 3 weekends 40 hours instruction
June 13,14 | June 19, 20, 21 | June 26, 27, 28

fall 2002 3 weekends 40 hours instruction
Sept. 13, 14, 15 | Oct. 11, 12, 13 | Nov. 2, 3

course IR Intensive Reformer
winter 2002 4 weekends 50 hours instruction
Feb 22, 23 24 | March 16, 17 | April 5, 6, 7 | April 20, 21

summer 2002 4 weekends 50 hours instruction
July 19, 20, 21 | July 27, 28 | Aug 9, 10, 11 | Aug 17 & 18

fall 2002 4 weekends 50 hours instruction
Sept. 27, 28, 29 | Oct 26, 27 | Nov. 8, 9, 10 | Nov. 23, 24

course ICCB Intensive Cadillac, Chair and Barrels
spring 2002 4 weekends 50 hours instruction
May 3, 4, 5 | May 18, 19 | June 7, 8, 9 | June 22, 23

fall 2002 4 weekends 50 hours instruction
Sept. 20, 21, 22 | Oct. 5, 6 | Oct 18, 19, 20 | Nov 16, 17

course ISP Injury and Special Populations
offered twice a year only, mandatory for full certification)
winter session is full
reserve your place now for fall session. dates tba.

comprehensive courses provide the functional anatomy education and practical skills required to develop effective and motivating mat- and equipment-based fitness and post-rehab programs. The entire Comprehensive Program is conducted over nine months, requiring a commitment of approximately 15 hours per week and a total of one hundred hours apprenticeship.

Comprehensive courses start in Spring, Summer, or Fall of 2002
Advanced Matwork AM, Advanced Reformer AR, & Advanced CadillacChair & Barrels ACCB will be offered Summer 2002, and Fall 2002.

course CMR Comprehensive Mat and Reformer
winter 2002 level one
Jan 18, 19, 20 | Feb 8, 9, 10 | Feb 22, 23, 24
March 1, 2 | March 16, 17 | April 5, 6, 7 | April 20, 21
please call for precise class times

course CCCB Comprehensive Cadillac, Chair and Barrels
spring 2002 4 weekends 50 hours instruction level one
May 3, 4, 5 | May 18, 19 | June 7, 8, 9 | June 22, 23
please call for precise class times

Introducing Equilibrium and Stott Pilates training opportunites to Physical Therapists ONE CHALLENGING WEEKEND ONE EXERCISE SYSTEM THAT CAN BE INTEGRATED INTO THERAPEUTIC CONDITIONING!
March 8, 9, 10 call us today for registration information

UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY: SCHOLARSHIP for Full Level 2 Certification 100%of your training paid PLUS earn money while working and studying at Equilibrium for one year.
Applications now being accepted for Summer/Fall 2002.

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

Space is limited! To register or for costs and additional information regarding these courses including fees, hours and scholarship opportunities Nancy Hodari at Equilibrium 248-723-6500, fax 248-723-6550 or email michigan@stotteducation.com

for a list of required (and optional) course 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.

Instructor Qualifications Legend
= BFA in dance
= BS in exercise physiology
= STOTT PILATES apprentice
= STOTT PILATES certified Matwork instructor
= STOTT PILATES certified Reformer instructor
= STOTT PILATES fully-certified instructor
= STOTT PILATES certified Instructor Trainer
= Physical Therapist
= Gyrotonic Expansion System

Equilibrium Mind-Body Fitness
is located at
6405 Telegraph Road,
Building G,
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48301

phone: 248-723-6500
email: michigan@stotteducation.com

visit Equilibrium Studio at www.equilibriumstudio.com

The Studio
The first fully licensed STOTT PILATES certification center in the U.S. continues to set the standard for a fully equipped, state-of-the-art facility, where environment and education come together to make fitness an enriching experience.

ourteen certified and certifying instructors, including four senior Instructor Trainers, and two Physical Therapists with advanced STOTT PILATES rehab training make this facility world class!

Full certification, including an enriching apprenticeship program, with classes starting five times a year accomodate the most serious pilates students. Equilibrium also offers Gyrotonic, Gyrokineses, Alexander Technique, and Ballet Barre.

Getting There
see map.

The Instructors see legend at bottom

Eva Powers M.A. Chairman of Wayne State University Department of Dance. Eva is a full professor, and was responsible for creating a Dance Kinesiology course reflecting her interest in the integration of body and mind conditioning for dancers with specific focus on pilates. Fully certified as a STOTT PILATES teacher trainer. Eva is a dancer, choreographer, gifted professor, and mentor to new STOTT PILATES teachers at Equilibrium.

Kim Dunleavy PT, MS, MOMT, OCS
Certified for Lumbar and Shoulder Stabilization on Mat and Reformer, Instructor for ISP course, Kim is an orthopedic physical therapist and an assistant professor at Wayne State University, Department of Physical Therapy and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Kim is widely published and lectures world-wide on orthopedic treatment and management of dance injuries. Kim is a competitive ballroom dancer and started with STOTT PILATES exercise to improve flexibility and muscle synchronization.

Amy Kubo combines backrounds in dance, sports medicine, and Gyrotonic to design safe, yet challenging pilates workouts. Amy holds certifications as a strength & conditioning specialist, a speed, agility & quickness instructor and a STOTT-certified Rehabilitation Trainer and emphasizes appling the STOTT principles to daily activities.

Anne Dwyer has been dancing and teaching dance from an anatomical perspective since 1976 and has studied with Jan Wodinski of the Alwin Nikolai Dance Theater and Marie Paquet of the Jeoffry Ballet. before certifying as an Instructor Trainer. Upcoming goals include ACE certification and a master’s program in biomechanics.

Trent McEntire’s mission is to challenge, push and carefully guide clients and trainers in reaching their fitness and professional goals.

Gayle Eubanks was a leading dancer with Harbinger Dance before training in pilates and GXS. She also coaches figure skaters in ballet and movement concepts as she studies to become a certified Instructor Trainer

Laura Dixon has studied many forms of bodywork -- Gyrokinesis, Alexander, Bartinieff Fundamentals and Feldenkrais -- and enjoys sharing her growing knowledge with her clients. She completed her pilates certification at Body Balance in Chicago. She is also a dancer and administrative assistant for CounterGroove Dance Company.

Amy Pronovost certified here at Equilibrium. She is also the ballet director of Dance Dynamics, a local studio and enjoys sharing her knowledge of pilates with her students to develop body awareness and proper technique.

Angela Filippis is a certified Mat & Reformer instructor as well as in college working towards a B.S. in exercise physiology. She is committed to helping others develop greater body awareness and strength. She also studies hip-hop dance and ballet and continues to train towards becoming a certified Instructor Trainer.

Jennifer Galvin holds a degree in Exercise Physiologist with an extensive background in dance and is studying to become a STOTT PILATES certified instructor.

Denise McKeever believes in a multi-disciplined approach. "Stott Pilates builds well-aligned core strength; Alexander relieves tension" She is completing her certification in both as well as studying TaiChi, Yoga, Bertinieff and Gyrotonic.

Jill Mueller holds a B.S. degree in exercise physiology. She works at the studio while attending the certification program and begins apprentice teaching this year. She is very excited about a future as a STOTT PILATES instructor!

Debi Bernstein-Siegel has worked in the dance/body field for over 25 years. A faculty member at Oakland University in Music, Theater and Dance, she is currently completing her STOTT PILATES certification.

Michael Rice has worked in the mind-body fitness field for twenty-six years teaching dance, yoga, t'ai chi, meditation, and most recently STOTT PILATES. Michael's unique background makes him a challenging and thoughtful teacher. His clients love his multidisciplinary approach to their workouts.

Lisa Sata is certified as an aerobic and spinning teacher by the American College of Sports Medicine. Her goals include completing her level two full certification this year.

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