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Plunge into new possibilities this Spring! It’s Free Shipping Month!*
"Shape up AND ship out” is our mantra this month. Your pledge to fitness has been inspiring, so this March the shipping is on us for orders over $1,500. Save hundreds or even thousands of dollars, with this time-sensitive offer! There is no better time to stock up on our specialized Pilates equipment for your studio, health club or home. See below
Save 30% off the purchase of a Pilates Express™ Mat in either Kelly Green or Sage Green.†
Who needs a four-leaf clover anyway?Bring good fortune into your Matwork routine with a Pilates Express Mat in vivid Kelly Green or earthy Sage Green. Whichever shade you’re partial to, you’ll be embracing St. Patrick’s Day festivities, heightening your wellness regimen and welcoming an exclusive discount all at once! So roll out the Mat, and see what you’ll find— perhaps a pot of gold awaits and a spruced up Pilates routine too. Tell me more.
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Quote Promo Codes: SHMA08 for Free Shipping Offer* MGMA08 for Pilates Express™ Mat Offer
Offers available 12:01am EST March 1, 2008 and expire 12am EST March 31, 2008. May not be combined with other offers.
Promotional offers are not available in Spain, Portugal, Turkey, Andorra, Australia, the U.K., Brazil or Italy.
* Some restrictions apply: minimum order of $1,500 required to receive free shipping.
Offer valid on orders placed between March 1 and March 31, 2008 in Canada and contiguous USA only
(excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico).
A $250 shipping credit will be applied to all qualifying orders outside these areas.
This offer may not be combined with any other offers and may not be available in all territories. Call for details.
For more details, call 1-800-910-0001 or 416-482-4050, or shop online.
Spring is such an inspiring season. There is no better time to act upon our aspirations with so much change around us. Let STOTT PILATES help guide you towards achieving your mind-body fitness goals. Whether you’re interested in building your own Pilates Studio with the help of our Full Solutions team, want to advance your career in the Pilates industry or crave big results from your current workout regimen – we’ve got a multitude of ways to help you reach your goals.
Why don’t you join an intriguing class or workshop in your local area, attempt the next level of fitness in your home workout routine or even embark upon a new career path in the Pilates industry? Remember, you’re the only one inhibiting your success! Be sure to tend to your mind, body and spirit this month as it drives you towards summer-time bliss.
Outshine yourself this month and take your wellness to the next level.
Shop and Save Even More During ourFREE SHIPPING MONTH*
This month only, Pilates professionals, retailers and club owners alike can all save on orders over $1,500! Valid throughout nearly all of Canada and the USA, customers can save hundreds or even thousands of dollars when purchasing highly-desirable equipment such as the V2 Max Plus™ Reformer, the Cadillac Trapeze Table, Stability Chair and much more. If you live outside the included North American regions, you’re not out of luck! A $250 credit on shipping will be applied to all qualifying orders.
It couldn’t be a better time to modernize your studio with today’s latest Pilates equipment, stock up your sales floor with a wider variety of Reformers or set up that home gym that you’ve always dreamed of. The STOTT PILATES Leasing Program can also coincide with this time-sensitive offer, making your financing even simpler while generating profit for your facility. To place your order, call 1-800-910-0001 or 416-482-4050, or shop online.
If you’re an avid viewer of Fox Good Day in Dallas, TX or AM Arizona in Prescott, AZ, than you may have been lucky enough to catch STOTT PILATES Master Instructor Trainer, John Garey on the air last month. He introduced the hosts and morning audience to the contemporary STOTT PILATES method, while sharing the benefits of this practice for honing optimal athletic performance and achieving proper alignment. Programming options derived from our newest DVD releases were demonstrated, including titles from the Strength & Agility Series, Golf Series, Matwork Series and many more.
UK Praises Pilates
Whether you work out at home, instruct at a studio or attend group classes at a local community center, it is clear that Pilates has left its mark on the fitness industry. In the current issue of Professional Fitness UK magazine, writer Jan Field-Byrne lists the benefits of taking part in this emergent mind-body regimen for individuals with sports injuries, exercisers with a busy schedule and fitness experts seeking the most effective workout regimen. STOTT PILATES Master Instructor Trainer and Executive Director of Education, Moira Merrithew culminated the report by identifying Pilates as an “exercise for a lifetime,” that caters to a vast population and once practiced becomes indispensable from our lives. Download article.
Welcome to the Family!
We’re pleased to announce the opening of our second Corporate Training Center, Colorado Athletic Club - Inverness in Denver, Colorado. Hold tight for announcements of exciting future workshops and training sessions at this location.
STOTT PILATES Media Event at IHRSA!
Join us in San Diego to experience the revolutionary V2 Max Plus™ Reformer first-hand,
watch amazing demos, and meet the man behind the creation of the V2 Max Plus Reformer, President and CEO of STOTT PILATES, Lindsay G. Merrithew.
We'll also be having our BIGGEST DRAW EVER for one lucky person to win a V2 Max Plus Reformer Package valued at over $7000! The odds have never been
better!* Don't miss all of the excitement at booth #1120 next Friday for
interviews, photo ops and more. See you there!
Where: Booth 1120
When: Friday, March 7th
Time: 3pm Show details
*Only those who book an appointment with our Full Solutions team are
eligible to win.
Want to Host a STOTT PILATES Workshop at your Facility?
Find out how to escalate your stance in the fitness industry with fresh, contemporary and diverse Pilates programming.
With a selection of over 120 workshop titles to choose from, STOTT PILATES has the recipe to motivate your staff and clients alike. Our internationally recognized workshops cover a broad range of topics including:
Intermediate Stability Chair
Pilates with Props
Athletic Conditioning on the V2 Max Plus™ Reformer
Pilates on the Green for Golf
Rehabilitation & Special Populations
The Secret to a Strong Back
Matwork for Breast Cancer Rehab
Matwork for Men
Reformer for the Older Adult
Dynamic Armchair Pilates for the Active Aging
Workshops are also offered through our International Certification Center in Toronto, our Corporate Training Centers in Tribeca, New York and Denver, Colorado, our 50 Licensed Training Centers, trade events and on-site hosted locations, our workshops are designed to motivate staff and clients alike while generating revenue and recognition for the host facility. Many of our workshops also qualify for continuing education credits from other accreditation organizations, and prerequisites are not compulsory to attend. Learn more
STOTT PILATES Ups the Ante with Five NEW Pro DVDs for March
Expand your repertoire on the Cadillac, Stability Chair and Barrels with these high-impact DVDs that are sure to advance your specialized programming knowledge. Whether you want to boost your current understanding of movement exercises, satisfy the demand of a diverse clientele or improve upon your own Pilates skill set, we’re letting our exercises and modifications out of the bag with these fabulous new additions to the STOTT PILATES DVD library.
On March 25 the following titles will be available:
Also on March 25, German language tracks will be available on 8 PRO titles:
Essential Matwork, 3rd Edition
Intermediate Matwork, 3rd Edition
Advanced Matwork, 3rd Edition
V2 Max Plus Programming
Athletic Conditioning on the V2 Max
Essential Reformer, 3rd Edition
Intermediate Reformer, 2nd Edition
Advanced Reformer, 2nd Edition
Love Life, Ramp-Up Your Recovery
The first At Home release to the Breast Cancer Rehab DVD series will also be available on March 25 — Pilates for Breast Cancer Rehabilitation. Lead by Master Instructor Trainer PJ O’Clair, you can gently restore your mobility, posture and strength while mending both mentally and physically. Regain control over your body, and become stronger than ever with this empowering recovery routine. Available with both English and French language tracks.
Visit our online Job Board for a list of Pilates instructor positions available across Canada, the U.S. and around the world. View listings.
Training facilities looking for STOTT PILATES instructors may fill out a Job Board submission form.
Toronto Head Office Careers
We’re always looking for enthusiastic, capable and insightful people to join the STOTT PILATES head office team. If you’re passionate about Pilates and you’re looking for a rewarding, fun and fast-paced career, check out available positions.
We love your company! Now when you visit the STOTT PILATES booth at the numerous tradeshows and events we attend, you can SAVE UP TO 25% on the regular list price on demo equipment used at the shows†. To avoid disappointment — you can also pre-order equipment by contacting email@example.com
Be sure to check out the schedule below for dates and locations — they are sure to spark an interest in you.
If you haven’t quite been tempted enough… Perhaps the opportunity to WIN a STOTT PILATES V2 Max Plus™ Reformer will do the trick†. Click for details. Simply fill out a ballot at one of the shows listed below for your chance to win. Also during your visit, be sure to enroll in a FREE DEMO and get a FREE GIVEAWAY as a token of our appreciation! Find more information on upcoming trade shows.
Don’t Miss IHRSA 2008
You must be present to win the V2 Max Plus™ Reformer Package- a value of over $7000!
Held on March 5-8, 2008, the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association is hosting their 27th Annual International Convention. Come join the STOTT PILATES team as we take the puzzle out of Pilates for those interested in advancing themselves in the Pilates industry. Get all the training and equipment you need to start down the road to Pilates success. Book a Full Solutions appointment with our experienced and helpful staff and receive a FREE extensive consultation to learn how you can build a successful Pilates business - plus be entered into a draw to win a V2 Max Plus™ Reformer Package to be awarded at the show! This exclusive package includes:
V2 Max Plus™ Reformer
4 hours of V2 Max Plus Programming Hosted Workshops
If you’re feeling lost in the Pilates shuffle and want to learn effective marketing strategies to get that edge on your competition, be sure to attend “Ready Set…Market” – a rewarding lecture hosted by Carol Tricoche, Global Sales Director, Full Solutions. The supportive tips and valuable strategies will ensure that your PR positioning, networking tools and marketing partnerships are on point. Don’t miss out on this advantageous opportunity – register for IHRSA 2008 today!
Session: “Ready Set...Market”
More Than 10 Million People are Participating in Pilates – Are You Getting Your Share of the Market?” Date | Time: Thursday, March 6 | 11am-12:30pm
† At selected shows only
Pre-cons, sessions, dates, times and locations are subject to change. Please confirm with the respective organizing associations.
For more information on STOTT PILATES courses and workshops, please contact the
Education Department at ext. 261. STOTT PILATES training and certification
courses and workshops are available at STOTT PILATES Licensed Training
Centers and Hostings Sites throughout North America. Click for details and a center near you.
Is Your Continuing Education Up-To-Date?
If you are a Certified STOTT PILATES instructor who completed your exams in 2006 or earlier, it is time to make sure sure your Continuing Education Credits are up-to-date. You need to accumulate 0.6 CECs each calendar year.
Click on the following links for courses and workshops in your area:
How do I submit an anatomy or exercise science, non-STOTT PILATES workshop to be approved for STOTT PILATES CECs?
If an anatomy or exercise science course or workshop you have attended has not been previously approved for STOTT PILATES CECs, you may petition for CEC approval. Simply send the following information to STOTT PILATES for consideration:
professional with a minimum of 2 years of full-time study from a certifying/licensing/degree-granting institution (including Pilates) in anatomy, physiology, injury prevention, exercise prescription with clinical experience, and has been granted the right to assess, diagnose, treat, and prescribe for rehabilitation and/or prevention of injuries, and looking to incorporate Pilates in to your practice,
For a complete listing of our courses at this location, click here
STOTT PILATES LICENSED TRAINING CENTERS & HOSTING SITES
You can find informative STOTT PILATES courses worldwide. See below for the location closest to you and links to more info, including times and dates. Locations with a star indicate STOTT PILATES Licensed Training Centers. All others are STOTT PILATES authorized hosted courses.
Kneeling with equal weight on both your hands and knees, keeping knees slightly apart. Make sure your hands are directly under your shoulders and knees directly under your hips. Keep spine in a neutral position, neither arched nor flattened.
EXHALE Starting from your tailbone, round spine allowing your head to bend towards the Mat.
INHALE Hold the position and tighten your abdominal muscles.
EXHALE Beginning again with your tailbone, return spine to the starting position, bringing your head up last. Keep your eyes looking down throughout the entire movement.
Complete 3-5 repetitions
This exercise is excerpted from the Easy Start Exercise Poster included FREE with the Pilates Express™ Mat Power Pack.
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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