STOTT PILATES is a Senior Partner of IDEA
Health & Fitness Association

News | Ask The Experts! | Equip Tips | New Products | Events | Education | FAQ | Bits n’ Bites | Exercise | Jobs | Exclusive Promotions
In this issue:

Events & Tradeshows

Check out what’s coming up:

IDEA World Fitness Convention
Aug 4-8 | Los Angeles, CA

Can-Fit-Pro Toronto
Aug 11-15 | Toronto, ON

View a complete list of events for 2010!


What’s New at our
Corporate Training Centers?

Toronto, ON
RMR1 | starts June 24
Intensive Mat-Plus™ | starts June 28

Tribeca, NY
Intensive Reformer | starts July 19
RMR1 | starts August 5

Denver, CO
Intensive Barrels | starts June 12

The 2010 STOTT PILATES Community of Excellence™ Tour coming soon to a city near you!

See a list of upcoming workshops and courses held by our LTCs and Hosting Centers.


Continuing Education:
Spotlight FAQ

Q. How many credits (CECs) are awarded per STOTT PILATES workshop?

Click here for the answer


Bits n’ Bites

Trying to lose weight? Pilates can help. See how Real Pilates, a facility in Dubai with STOTT PILATES equipment and certified Instructors, helped a client on her weight-loss journey.

Build your dream Pilates studio!
Lease your equipment and don't pay anything for six months with the STOTT PILATES Leasing Program. Find out how leasing can benefit you.


Exercise of the Month

One Leg Lift with Stability Ball™

Targets obliques, multifidus: muscles around hip joint, View the exercise of the month

Exclusive Promotions

Upgrade Your Reformer

Save 10% on Reformer Accessories, Parts & Springs.

Host or Attend a STOTT PILATES Course

Get an extra 10% off your course materials.

Bring Balance & Stability to Your Workout

Save 25% on all Stability Ball Products.

Visit our e-store, to browse our entire line of equipment and accessories.

Job Board

Visit our online Job Board for a list of Pilates instructor positions worldwide.
Facilities looking for STOTT PILATES instructors may fill out a Job Board submission form

Toronto Head Office Careers
If you’re passionate about Pilates and you’re looking for a rewarding, fun and fast-paced career, check out our available positions

Find STOTTĘPILATES on Facebook

Newsletter Archive

View previous issues of the STOTT PILATES Newsletter

Lindsay & MoiraDear Friends,

For most of us who celebrate four seasons, summer is almost here. As we get excited for the warm, sunny days, it’s important to stay on track with our health and fitness goals. Remember to eat well, get plenty of rest and incorporate enough exercise into your daily regimens. No matter how busy our lives can become, it’s important to stay active so enjoy outdoor activities such as biking, hiking or swimming. This is also a great time of year to try something new – why not try your favorite Pilates routine outside in the fresh air? However you choose to stay fit, remember to protect yourself with sunscreen and stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water. We wish you a joyous, summer season!


Yours in good health,

Lindsay & Moira Merrithew
Co-founders, STOTT PILATES®

In the News


Enhance Your Reformer Ride
Introducing the new generation, enhanced Reformer Springs. Larger in diameter, they provide maximum extension of the Reformer Carriage and a smoother, more balanced glide. Find Out More!

Shape Up Your Business
Incorporating new methods of exercise into your club is a great way to attract new clients, retain members and increase revenue. See how four JCCs across the US successfully implemented Pilates in their facilities.

In His Own Words
What’s the key to business success? Find out what STOTT PILATES president and CEO, Lindsay G. Merrithew has to say about being an entrepreneur and the benefits of Pilates for golfers. Check out his tips and advice.

  Did you enjoy these articles?
See all STOTT PILATES media coverage.

Ask the Experts!

Got a question? Get answers! Our rotating panel of Pilates experts will share their perspectives, give advice, provide support and coach you along the way to success. So if you need insight on STOTT PILATES training, a marketing strategy for upcoming courses and workshops, or challenging yourself with an at home workout – send us an email, and your question may be featured in next month’s newsletter!

Q. I have a new studio in St. Catharines, ON with STOTT PILATES Certified Instructors. I am interested in doing post-rehabilitation but am unsure how to approach physiotherapists. Particularly I am interested in working with physiotherapists who can monitor programs for clients who have health benefit coverage. Do you have any suggestions? – Thanks, Barb.

Laureen DubeauCarol Tricoche, Executive Director, Full Solutions™
Reaching out to other markets to promote Pilates can be challenging. The STOTT PILATES website is full of resources that can help you spread the word about your studio and Pilates training.

You can start by mailing an info packet to your target person or business. Include a cover letter introducing yourself, your studio and quick facts about Pilates. You can add a complimentary introductory session or promotional workout package. The News & Articles section of our website includes published articles about STOTT PILATES products, services and benefits. In this example, you could print and include Rehab Specific articles with your info packet to help support your message.

Tip: Download a PDF of the article you wish to include, to print it in its original format.

Our website contains a lot of other information to help you along the way, such as Frequently Asked Questions, Corporate Brochures and Newsletter Archive.

Need Pilates Advice? Challenge our rotating panel of experts with any question you may have, and we’ll settle the debate, give you our perspective and/or provide support.




Equip Tips

Tune Up Your Reformer

Summer is in the air and it’s a great time to breathe new life into your Reformers. Give them a much-needed tune up in four easy steps.

  1. Check your Reformer springs for deformities and gaps and replace them if necessary. If your springs are over two years old, it is time for a scheduled replacement.
  2. Test-roll your carriage without the springs attached. If the roll feels rough or irregular, replace your fixed and floating rollers with smooth-running new ones.
  3. Check your ropes for fraying, bulges or bumps and replace them if required. Also, check the rope’s spring clip locking gates for smooth and complete open and close action. Rope spring clips that do not function properly require immediate replacement.
  4. Check the carriage’s vinyl components for wear and tear. Padded shoulder rests and replacement vinyl parts are easily changed or go the do-it-yourself route - order the vinyl fabric and work with a local upholsterer. Just give STOTT PILATES a call for a good as new vinyl quote.

Take advantage of this month’s promotion and do it all for less!

Questions about equipment maintenance? Need a quote on replacement parts? Contact our Commercial Sales Department by email at or call 1‑800‑910‑0001 ext. 264 (North America) or 1‑416‑482 4050 ext. 264 (International).

Featured Products

Happy Father’s Day!

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