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Fuel Up for February! Receive a FREE Copy of the Sculpt & Tone DVD with a Purchase of the Flex-Band® Handles Power Pack.‡
Make your resolution stick with an offer that will strengthen your spirit.
As we enter the final stretch of winter, we’re pleased to give you the opportunity to enjoy an exceptional offer that you’re sure to hang on to. When you buy the Flex-Band Handles Power Pack, you’ll receive a copy of the Sculpt & Tone DVD, absolutely free. It’s a great way to help you reach your ideal fitness goals by increasing the intensity while enhancing the comfort of your standard Matwork exercises.
On February 12 and 13...
We’ve got a sale that will make your heart flutter! With a discount of 30% OFF, you can heat up your workout in no time. Select items from our award-winning DVD library, our collection of light Matwork, balance and resistance equipment and much more!
By taking part in the STOTT PILATES leasing program, you can reap the immediate benefits of equipping a Pilates studio while spreading out the payment over your chosen term. In less than 90 days you can enter, or enhance your presence in, the health and wellness community while conserving capital and preserving credit lines. See below.
Quote Promo Codes: FHFE08 for Flex-Band Handle Power Pack/Sculpt & Tone DVD offer
Offer expires midnight EST February 29, 2008. May not be combined with other offers.
Quote Promo Code: VAL08 for Valentine's Day Sale
This offer expires midnight EST Feb 13, 2008 and may not be combined with any other offers. Applicable on all items valued under $1,000. Discount does not apply to the following items: Reformer, Cadillac, Stability Chair, Arc Barrel, Ladder Barrel, BOSU®*, Education courses or workshops. STOTT PILATES has the right to limit order quantities. Applicable shipping costs are extra.
‡All promotion offers are not available in Spain, Portugal, Turkey, Andorra, Australia, the U.K., Brazil or Italy.
For more great STOTT PILATES equipment and accessories, please visit our e-store.
Stay motivated this month, and stick with your New Year’s health and fitness aspirations!
With February’s generosity, we’ve been graced with 29 days to keep our hearts pumping and our minds in tune with our 2008 targets. Keep motivated and inspired this year with an array of STOTT PILATES videos, workshops and equipment that are bound to diminish the lulls of your current routine.
The mind-body connection is a powerful tool, that once realized, provides satisfying and motivating results. STOTT PILATES can help to strategize your personal fitness plan by paying close attention to balance both in and out of the studio!
Stay motivated and inspired! Your dedication to wellness is bound to influence others.
STOTT PILATES will be represented at the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California from March 14 to 16, 2008. Visit us at booth 5159 and check out our vast selection of DVDs, light Pilates equipment, Power Packs and Pilates Mats.
The Natural Products Expo West, is the largest natural and organic trade show in the world and will be held this year at the Anaheim Convention Center. Registration is free for qualified retail buyers, brokers and distributors until February 8. For more information, visit www.expowest.com.
Exercise a New Payment Option with STOTT PILATES
Whether you have exciting plans to establish a new studio or upgrade your current cast of Reformers, our leasing alternative will help you to acquire desired equipment to meet current demands. According to Carol Tricoche the Global Sales Director, Full Solutions, “Clients have converted their low income spaces to a full Pilates studio and
have increased their personal training revenue in one year's time by 50% and
in three years up to 100%. A recent installation achieved an increase in
revenues of $360,000 gross per year.”
Start-up costs and large investments can be draining to one’s budget, but our leasing program provides you with a safety net that reduces concerns of cash flow!
Our exposure in the media last month was plentiful, and we’re thrilled to have been represented on Canada AM, The Shopping Channel and Slice TV’s Matchmaker.
Educating the Canada AM audience on ways that Pilates can enhance one’s lifestyle and athletic performance, Master Instructor Trainer and Executive Director of Education for STOTT PILATES, Moira Merrithew, shared her knowledge and experience in a motivating segment also featuring, Instructor Trainer, Sarah Jarvis performing invigorating Pilates moves.
Lastly, visiting us in our International Certification Center in Toronto was the crew from Matchmaker, a quirky reality dating show, where guests gossiped about their love lives in our world-renowned studio.
Fitness Magazine - No Snoring on the Mat
Even an avid Pilates enthusiast can experience a lull in their routine, when practicing the same workout one day after the next. By incorporating a new piece of equipment into your regular exercise regimen, you can further your fitness goals by adding variety and complexity. Our newest addition to the Flex-Band® Series, Intense Sculpting Challenge, has been nominated as best for “Beating Pilates Boredom” by Fitness magazine in Top 10 New Workout DVDs. This advanced-level workout incorporates the Flex-Band with classic Pilates for precision-driven results. Look for this review in Fitness magazine, on newsstands now. Also, be sure to check out a clip of the motivating workout at www.fitnessmagazine.com/DVD.
Specialize Your Routine With our Latest DVD Library Additions
Our DVD library is expanding again! This month, we’re celebrating the uniqueness of each individual by catering to those with diverse interests and capabilities. Pick up the pace with sport-tailored training, learn how to rehabilitate clients, get that six-pack you’ve always wanted, rejoice newfound motherhood or have some fun with the Mini Flex-Ball™.
On February 26th, the following Pro DVD titles will be available:
Group Stability Chair Workout
Athletic Conditioning on the Stability Chair
Spinal, Pelvic & Scapular Stabilization on Equipment
Peripheral Joint Stabilization on Equipment
Spinal, Pelvic & Scapular Stabilization with Reformer & Vertical Frame
Peripheral Joint Stabilization with Reformer & Vertical Frame
On the same date, the following At Home DVD titles will be released:
Mini Flex-Ball™ Workout
Pilates for Men
These At Home titles are also available with English/French soundtracks.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Trade Shows Max-imize Winning Potential
What better way to diversify one’s club or gym facility, than to incorporate a V2 Max Plus™ Reformer with your current array of equipment. Trade show winner, Mary Lynch of Cedardale Health and Fitness in Havervill, MA was the lucky winner of our V2 Max Plus™ Reformer giveaway. By participating in the STOTT PILATES year-long trade show draw, Mary Lynch proudly brought home multi-faceted, cutting-edge Pilates programming to her gym members and instructors with this breakthrough machine. Her winning ballot was filled at the San Diego, CA IHRSA show last year. Congratulations Mary Lynch! We wish you, your staff and all members of your facility the best in the New Year.
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:
This just in:
STOTT PILATES speaks at IHRSA 2008
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 | 11:00am-12:30pm
V2 Max Plus™ Reformer
4 hours of V2 Max Plus Programming Hosted Workshops
For 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:
At STOTT PILATES we believe our CEC program is an important part of being a STOTT PILATES Certified Instructor. If you fail to earn your CECs, you will be removed from the Instructor Finder area of our web site. In addition, you could lose your Certified Instructor status and may be required to re-take your examination.
UPCOMING COURSES AND WORKSHOPS AT THE STOTT PILATES INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATION CENTER,
Looking for a career change but can’t fit Pilates certification courses into your hectic weekday schedule? There are still spaces available in our Weekend Comprehensive Matwork & Reformer Courses, beginning February 29! Click here for date and time details: www.stottpilates.com/education/dates_toronto.html
We have extended the opportunity for professionals to enroll in our new Rehabilitation courses and have moved the start date of Spinal, Pelvic & Scapular Stabilization: Matwork & Reformer – RMR1 to March 26.
Please email email@example.com for information or course applications for the Comprehensive Matwork & Reformer or Rehabilitation courses.
STOTT PILATES STUDIO & TRAINING CENTER, TRIBECA NEW YORK
Contact us today to reserve your spot in one of our Exam Preparation Workshops being held on February 25. While you’re there, you can schedule your exam date or even sign up to act as an exam body for a fellow student so you know what to expect!
March is Group SPX™ Training month in Tribeca
Special rates and payment plans available to Town Sports International Employees for both the Group SPX Mat-Plus™ and Group SPX Reformer courses. Contact Lesley Fullerton for more details and course applications.
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.
Lying with your back on a Mat, keep your spine in a neutral position, neither arched
nor flattened. Lift one foot off the Mat with a Flex-Band wrapped around the back of your thigh and crossed in the front. Keep arms out to the side, while holding the ends of the band.
INHALE Begin to circle your leg out to the side and away from your body and be sure to keep your torso, especially pelvis, still.
EXHALE Continue to circle your leg across the mid-line and up towards your
body, keeping your torso still.
Circle leg five times in one direction. Repeat five times in opposite direction. Repeat entire sequence with other leg.
This exercise is excerpted from the Easy Start Exercise Poster included FREE with the Flex-Band 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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