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According to the American College of Sports Medicine, Pilates is one of the top fitness trends in 2008. With dynamic growth since the 1920s, Pilates is continuously progressing and is here to stay! Whether you’re an instructor, facility owner or Pilates enthusiast – you’re sure to make a difference in other people’s lives by sharing the good news of mind-body fitness.
If your studio begs for an upgrade, client retention is depleting or your Pilates routine could use some excitement – you can count on STOTT PILATES to help you succeed in the booming mind-body fitness industry! Our Full Solutions™ service is a valuable resource that will help you put a lucrative Pilates program into operation. Our team of experts provide business consulting for facilities big and small. We take the puzzle out of Pilates for you. Our courses and workshops are also available worldwide providing new avenues for your instructor career. Alternatively, you can always mix-up your at-home training with our vast collection of DVD releases. No matter which path you choose, when you align yourself with STOTT PILATES the opportunities are endless!
Do you work out at home? Well, before you grab a DVD and press play, learn some helpful hints on how to train in your own space from STOTT PILATES Co-founder and Executive Director of Education, Moira Merrithew. Plus, in the same issue, find out why professional athletes practice Pilates to improve their game and prevent injury. Read article.
Baby On the Way?
Pilates is the perfect way to keep fit during pregnancy and shed that unwanted “baby weight” once you’ve delivered. If you’re pregnant and looking for a gentle at-home workout routine, or would like to learn safe programming for the pre-natal client – click here to read about the benefits, and how to get started.
The Secret to a Profitable Pilates Program
The Pilates business is booming. In fact, mind-body fitness is gaining in popularity around the world and STOTT PILATES is there every step of the way! Check out a report on several recent UK installations of Pilates equipment and programming – each with a different success story to tell.
Bits n’ Bites:
Do you love Pilates and Kellogg’s cereal? In stores throughout New Zealand, you can get a free STOTT PILATES DVD in specially marked boxes of Special K. Check out the mention of all three titles - Pure Vitality Pilates, High-Performance Pilates and Revive Workout Pilates - in Womanâ€™s Day magazine.
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Pilates and Weight Loss
Sustained weight-loss is best achieved by combining proper nutrition with regular exercise. One of the challenges for people looking to attain and maintain a healthy weight is finding an activity that’s effective, motivating and fun. For many people, Pilates is the perfect activity to win their commitment and enthusiasm, complementing their weight-loss program.
Has Pilates been a part of your weight-loss efforts? Do you have a client who has achieved weight-loss success by incorporating Pilates? Let us know by emailing email@example.com.
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The secret to client retention is enhancing your repertoire with unique programming content to keep your skills up-to-date. The STOTT PILATES® Continuing Education Program has designed motivating programs that are as unique as each one of your clients!
Reserve your space in these exciting workshops at the Toronto location!
• Prenatal Pilates on the Edge
• Intermediate Pilates on the Edge
• Mini Flex-Ball™ Workout
• Jumpboard Interval Training, Level 1
• Athletic Conditioning on the Split-Pedal Stability Chair
• Intermediate BOSU®*
• Pilates with Props, Level 2
With over 10 million people participating in Pilates today – there is no better time to take advantage of the endless career opportunities for Pilates instructors. Enrich your skills with elite Pilates training at the Colorado Athletic Club – Inverness.
Register today for these upcoming Level 1 courses:
Nov 21-23 | Dec 6-7 | Dec 19-21
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Begin seated on a Mat with your legs crossed. Tip: Sit on a pillow, large book or chair to sit up as straight as possible. With Flex-Band exerciser around your back, ensure your hands are holding each end of the band, with elbows bent by your sides.
Tighten stomach muscles and reach your arms out to sides.
Keep your torso stable and palms facing up.
Keeping torso stable, bend your elbows returning to
Complete 8-10 repetitions.
This exercise is excerpted from the Easy Start exercise poster included free in the Flex-Band Two Pack and the Flex-Band Handles 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.
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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