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february newsletter
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In honor of Heart Month and Valentine’s Day,
we have
TWO FREE OFFERS and a ONE DAY SALE to help you de-stress and prevent heart disease*:

One Day Sale!

Get 50% off all STOTT videos ordered on Valentine’s Day!

Offer runs 12:01am to 11:59pm EST on February 14, 2002.

Discount does not apply to Fitness Circle, Flex-Band or combined with other video combo packages.

Plus Two Free Offers!

1. Get a regular strength (green) Flex-Band* FREE when you order STOTT’s stress reducing Flex-Band Workout video (value US$5; CDN$6).

2. Receive four beautiful STOTT PILATES action posters FREE when you buy any STOTT Reformer (value US$39.80; CDN $51.80) limit one set of four posters per order.

To order visit our store, or us call toll-free at 1-800-910-0001 (North America), 0800-328-5676 (United Kingdom) or call 416-482-4050 ext. 250. To redeem please quote code MMDM

* "Preliminary evidence suggests that stress may contribute to the development of heart disease and stroke."
– Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation

*"STOTT PILATES is a great way to reduce the negative effects of stress because of the deep breathing, mental focus and stretching it involves." – Moira Merrithew, program director, STOTT PILATES Inc.

..Education ..Events
Upcoming courses at the STOTT PILATES International Certification Center in Toronto, Canada

Weekday Intensive Courses
Mat-Plus February 11 to 22, 2002
IR Reformer February 25 to March 15, 2002
CCB Cadillac, Chair & Barrel March 18 to April 5, 2002
ISP Injury & Special Populations March 25 to 28, 2002

Weekend Intensive Courses
Mat-Plus, conducted over 4 weekends
March 1-3
| March 22 & 23 | April 26 & 27 | May 24 & 25

IR Reformer, conducted over 5 weekends
March 23, 24
| April 27, 28 | May 25, 26 | June 22, 23 | July 20, 21

Upcoming Continuing Education Workshops in Toronto:

Mat-Plus Friday, February 22, 4-7pm
Flex-Band Monday, March 18, 12-2pm
Arc Barrel & Foam Roller Friday, April 12, 10-2pm
Stability Ball Friday, April 12, 3-5pm
Stability Chair Friday, May 10, 2-6pm
Essential Cadillac Saturday, May 11, 10-2pm
Power Matwork Friday, June 7, 3-5pm
Power Reformer Saturday, June 8, 10-12pm

Click for a complete list of 2002 Toronto Workshops!
To register email education@stottpilates.com or contact Michelle Kahya at 1-800-910-0001 ext. 246

STOTT PILATES Training and Certification courses and workshops are also available at STOTT licensed certification centers throughout North America. Click to find the center nearest you.
Join us at these upcoming conventions and take advantage of our featured show specials...

1. SAVE $700* off the STOTT Reformer and SAVE $300* off the STOTT Stability Chair* demonstrated at the show.

Quantities are limited. email or call us 1-800-910-0001 ext. 223 to reserve yours.
BONUS: Pay no shipping when equipment is picked up at the end of the show. *Some conditions apply. May not be combined with other offers.

2. WIN $250 STOTT DOLLARS for STOTT PILATES training, videos or equipment! Fill out a ballot at our booth.

3. RECEIVE a free t-shirt* when you test glide a STOTT Reformer or try a Stability Chair* Workout! Drop by the booth to book your complimentary 20-minute session. *Limited to first 50 participants.

Feb. 27 to March 3 at the New York Marriott Marquis
Information: www.ecaworldfitness.com or 1-800-ECA-EXPO

Pre-Conference Sessions click for descriptions
Wednesday Feb. 27
Essential Matwork
8am - 12noon
Stability Chair
1pm - 5pm
Thursday Feb. 28
Flex-Band* & Fitness Circle
8am - 12 noon
Stability Chair
1pm - 5pm

Conference Sessions
Friday March 1
Essential Matwork
8am - 10am
Mat & Fitness Circle
1pm - 3pm
Saturday March 2
Power Matwork
9am - 11am
Power Fitness Circle
1pm - 3pm

Sunday March 3
9am - 11am
Power Matwork*
1pm - 3pm

ECA/NY Trade Show Hours

Friday March 1 4pm to 8pm
March 2 11am to 7pm
March 3 10am to 3pm

For a free pass to ECA/NY please email
Stefanie Maio or Melissa Franco
or call 1-800-910-0001

IDEA International Personal Training Summit
Feb. 28 to Mar. 3 at the Baltimore Convention Center
Information: www.ideafit.com or 1-800-999-4332

Pre-Conference Sessions
Thurs. Feb. 28
Stability Chair*
8:30am to 12:30pm
OR 2pm to 6pm

Conference Sessions

IDEA Trade Show Hours
Fri. March 1
Matwork* & Fitness Circle*
9:50am to 11:40am
OR 2pm to 3:50pm

Fri March 1 11:45am to 5pm
March 2 12noon to 4pm
March 3 9am to 11am

For a free pass to IDEA please email
Stefanie Maio or Melissa Franco
or call 1-800-910-0001

March 7 to 9 at the Phoenix Civic Plaza
Information: www.ihrsa.org or 1-800-228-4772 or 617-951-0055

see why pilates is the fastest-growing fitness trend and meet Moira Merrithew Thurs. Mar. 7 at 2pm, 3pm, 5pm
Mar. 8 at 1pm, 3pm, 4pm
Mar. 9 at 12pm, 1pm

Trade Show Hours
Thurs. Mar. 7 1pm to 6pm
Mar. 8 11am to 6pm
Mar. 9 10am to 2pm

Early Morning Workouts

Fri. Mar. 8 6:30am to 8:30am
Mar. 9 6:30am to 8:30am

For a free pass to IHRSA please register online, email
Stefanie Maio or Melissa Franco
or call 1-800-910-0001
..Exercise of the Month

Double Leg Stretch

Supine with upper body flexed off mat. Imprinted position. Legs tabletop. Hands reaching toward ankles, scapulae stabilized.

To prepare, inhale...

EXHALE stabilize scapulae and reach arms overhead, passing through slightly flexed elbow position. Simultaneously extend legs as low as imprint can be maintained.

INHALE flex knees to tabletop position and circle arms open
and around to ankles.

Complete 5–10 repetitions.

from the STOTT PILATES Comprehensive Matwork Manual

1. starting position

2. elbows slightly flexed

3. reach arms and legs

4. end position
Our newest manuals are now on press. Watch for the fully illustrated Second Edition Essential and Intermediate Reformer Manuals to arrive this month.

Join us at the Body Mind Spirit Conference

Body Mind Spirit Conference
April 5 to 7, 2002, Santa Clara Convention Center, CA
Information: www.bodymindexpo.com or
1-888-499-1600 or 408-286-5600

Conference Sessions
Stability Chair*
Fri, Apr. 5, 10am-12pm OR Sat, Apr. 6, 2pm-3:45pm
Essential* Matwork*
Fri, Apr. 5, 5:pm-6:30pm
Power Matwork*
Sat, Apr. 6, 8am-9:30am OR 5pm-6:30pm
Sun, Apr. 7, 8am-9:30am

..TM/R - STOTT PILATES, Fitness Circle, Matwork, Essential, Mat-Plus, Flex-Band are trademarks or registered trademarks of Merrithew Corporation.
..All rights reserved. This material, including photographs, may not be copied or used in any form without express permission from Merrithew Corporation.