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With summer phasing out, and autumn phasing in – we embark on a new chapter in our lives.
The ‘back to school’ mentality at this time of year motivates us towards education and higher-learning. This empowering sentiment affects us all – whether we are students, professionals or avid fitness enthusiasts.
If you are considering a new career path or want to advance your skills as an instructor, the STOTT PILATES education and certification programs will provide you with the tools to motivate, challenge and retain clients long term. Our global network of Corporate Training Centers, Licensed Training Centers and host facilities offer world-renowned Pilates training that is guaranteed to make you one of the most sought-after instructors in the industry.
From a slight exercise challenge to a larger certification endeavor or continuing education courses – let us help you achieve your mind-body fitness goals.
Our friends at Pilates Style visited our Corporate Training Center in Toronto, Ontario for an exclusive photoshoot featuring the revolutionary V2 Max Plus™ Reformer*. Executive Director of Education, Moira Merrithew, shares seven top-rated exercises on this one-of-a-kind machine created by Lindsay G. Merrithew. Read the article for a glimpse into the next generation of Pilates.
Congratulations PJ O’Clair!
Last month STOTT PILATES Master Instructor Trainer PJ O’Clair won the prestigious IDEA Program Director of the Year Award for 2008. We’d like to applaud her for the victory in addition to the numerous contributions she’s made within the fitness industry over the years. Click here to read more about PJ.
Just because you can’t pack a Reformer in your suitcase, doesn’t mean you can’t lengthen and strengthen your muscles while you’re on the road. The STOTT PILATES Flex-Band® exerciser was highlighted in the June issue of Dance Magazine as an ideal fitness tool to pack in your dance bag, gym bag or carry-on. Find out more
Is Your Matwork Routine Green?
Our brightest Mats ever, aren’t just another pretty face in the crowd. The new Eco-Friendly Mat™ is 6mm thick and made from 100% recyclable and biodegradable TPE (Thermal Plastic Elastomer). Take a look at both vibrant colors in the July issue of Elle Canada.
Bits ‘n’ Bites
Flexibility at its finest. Now you can take the Intensive Cadillac, Chair & Barrels courses in three separate modules allowing you to choose what specialty to take and when! Get the details.
AVING Global News Network USA scoped out the innovative V2 Max Plus™ Reformer* at the recent IDEA World Fitness Convention™ in Las Vegas and interviewed STOTT PILATES Instructor Trainer Matthew Comer on all the bells and whistles. Watch the video.
Refine your golf technique! What better way to drive that ball further down the fairway than with a stimulating Pilates workout. Watch for our brand-new Pilates for Golf Power Pack – coming soon!
Add Some Spice to Your Routine Whether You’re a Beginner or More Advanced!
On August 19, we’re releasing three At Home titles featuring all-new Pilates programming. So pull up a chair, or your Stability Ball, for an empowering mind-body workout that will strengthen the core, improve posture and add variety to your previous fitness regimen.
Dynamic Armchair Pilates, Difficulty Level 1
The Secret to a Strong Back, Difficulty Level 1
Stability Ball Challenge, Difficulty Level 4
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Lying supine with upper body flexed off of the Mat, maintain a neutral or imprinted position. With legs tabletop and hands behind your head, ensure that scapulae are stabilized.
Extend one leg as low as neutral or imprint can be maintained. Simultaneously rotate your upper body towards flexed knee.
Maintain spinal flexion as your spine returns to center and legs begin to switch.
Extend other leg and rotate your upper body to the opposite side.
Maintain spinal flexion as spine returns to center and legs begin to switch.
Complete 8-10 repetitions
This exercise is excerpted from the Comprehensive Matwork Manual.
Find more exercises in the STOTT PILATES teaching manual library comprised of 10 titles that document the entire STOTT PILATES exercise repertoire. Three titles are also available in Japanese, French, Spanish, and soon in Portuguese.
CAUTION: Please note the following important cautions before attempting STOTT PILATES exercises.
Consult with your doctor before beginning this or any other exercise program as not all exercises are suitable for everyone.
This or any other exercise program may result in injury.
If you experience pain or discomfort during exercise, stop immediately and consult your doctor.
To reduce risk of injury, never force or strain during exercise.
STOTT PILATES videos and manuals are sold without warranties or guarantees of any kind so the creators, producers, performers, participants and distributors cannot guarantee their suitability and safety for each individual.
Any liability, loss or damage in conjunction with any use of this program, including but not limited to any liability, loss or damage resulting from the performance of the exercises demonstrated, or the advice and information given here is expressly disclaimed.
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