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Feel Great in 2008!
Receive your FREE copy of the Dynamic Balance Intermediate Level DVD with the purchase of a Stability Ball Power Pack.
This year, bring more balance to your life with a great bonus offer.†
What better way to kick off the New Year than with some terrific STOTT PILATES offers to boost your fitness routine. Buy a Stability Ball Power Pack and receive the Dynamic Balance Intermediate Level DVD, FREE. It’s a great way to put more Pilates into your life – and add balance to your day.
Plus, enjoy these other great deals on equipment and education†
Get the edge on fitness in 2008! Purchase the Pilates Edge™ in January and receive the Essential Pilates Edge™ Pro DVD, FREE.
The all-new STOTT PILATES V2 Max Plus™ Package is loaded with extra value. Now, when you purchase this revolutionary Reformer for $5795*, you’ll receive four hours of free STOTT PILATES V2 Max Plus Programming Hosted Workshops per V2 Max Plus Reformer purchased. You’ll also receive a complimentary Mat Converter, Reformer Box, Platform Extender, Maple Poles and Hamstring Extension Strap. For further details, email email@example.com, quoting code: V2MAX to the Maximum Programming.
Click here for more information about the V2 Max Plus Package.
*This package may not be combined with any other discounts, as this price already includes all applicable discounts. Price does not include travel-related costs for the Instructor Trainer to travel to host site. Training requirements: 3 instructors per V2 Max Plus, 18 instructors maximum/workshop. Package price available in the US and Canada.
Quote Promo Codes: SGJA08 for Stability Ball Gift/Power Pack offer
PEJA08 for Pilates Edge DVD offer
All offers expire midnight EST January 31, 2008. May not be combined with other offers.
†All promotion offers are not available in Spain, Portugal, Turkey, Andorra, Australia, the U.K., Brazil or Italy.
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It’s a brand-new year, and STOTT PILATES is looking forward to great things in 2008.
We’re very excited about what’s on the horizon for our valued instructors, Licensed Training Centers, and fellow Pilates enthusiasts. We have new educational partners around the world; exciting new workshops and educational tools; and amazing ways to catapult your Pilates career. Our strength is definitely growing in numbers!
So if your New Year’s resolution includes adding extra energy to your repertoire, obtaining more clients, advancing your career in Pilates, getting involved in more workshops, special events, and staying in touch with our incredible worldwide network – we’re here to help you every step of the way!
We wish you the best for the New Year, and that you enjoy all the benefits STOTT PILATES has to offer.
Everything you ever wanted to know about STOTT PILATES
Want to know more about the STOTT PILATES phenomenon? Find out how the STOTT PILATES Method, our Education and Equipment divisions, and company as a whole came to be in this exclusive article featuring co-founders Lindsay and Moira Merrithew. You’ll read about how they built their first Reformer (and why!); who their first Pilates client was (hint, she’s a famous ballet icon); and how they have worked together over the past 20 years to build the largest full-service Pilates organization in the world. To check out the article, see the January/February issue of Fitness Business Canada, on newsstands this month.
New LTCs boost worldwide instructor training
We’re excited to announce the addition of four new Licensed Training Centers that will enhance STOTT PILATES’ education and training capabilities on three continents. The new locations bring the total number of LTCs to 50.
Pilates Studio Fit in Sao Paulo, Brazil is one of our newest LTC partners. Partner Leo Yamada, who brought the Les Mills training program to Brazil, has helped train over 300 Pilates instructors to date. He is currently translating course materials into Portuguese, and is also the distributor of STOTT PILATES equipment for Brazil. For more information, visit the host center web page or Pilates Studio Fit (in Portuguese).
A hosting center since 2004, Litton Lane Training in Dublin, Ireland has just joined the STOTT PILATES LTC family. Philip Phelan’s facility not only offers Pilates, but also training courses in fitness instruction, personal training, massage therapy, and moving and handling training. Working with Instructor Trainer Dani Gonzalez, Phelan will initially be located at Westpark Fitness. For more information, visit Litton Lane Training.
STOTT PILATES welcomes Mexico City’s Pilates For Life as a new LTC partner. Nancy Poza de Bravo owns and operates two fully dedicated Pilates studios, which also include in-house day spa facilities. She will be working with Instructor Trainer Paulina Vázquez. For more information, visit Pilates For Life (in Spanish).
Pilates South Texas, located in the Pilates Houston studio in Texas, is another great addition to the LTC family in North America. In charge is Instructor Trainer Chau Pham Kid, who is certified in Mat/Reformer, Cadillac, Chair & Barrels and Injuries & Special Populations, and is also a Hatha Yoga and Fitness Instructor. She will be working in partnership with James Harren. For more information, visit Pilates Houston.
STOTT PILATES studios make the Hot List
John Garey Pilatesin Long Beach, CA has just been voted the #1 studio in Los Angeles on the Fox 11 News web site’s 2007 Hot List of the best businesses in the LA area. Garey’s studio beat 48 other fitness facilities in the Health and Fitness – Pilates Studio Category, thanks to an enthusiastic response from his clients. One is quoted as saying, “Best instructors, friendly and knowledgeable staff. This is such a wonderful place to practice Pilates!” For more information, visit John Garey Pilates or the KTTV Hot List.
The STOTT PILATES Instructor Training facility for San Diego County, CA, Marshall Eklund Pilates Studio has just been voted the best Pilates studio by Channel 10/KGTV’s A-list. The site invites users to vote for their favorite San Diego-area businesses in a wide range of categories. Said one enthusiastic client: “Professional Premier Staff. Wonderful instruction. Great Results!” For further details visit Marshall Eklund Pilates or the A-list.
New foreign-language Pilates DVDs add international flavor
STOTT PILATES is pleased to offer an expanded selection of DVDs with sound tracks in different languages to meet the needs of our instructors and clients worldwide. The At Home Reformer Workout Pro DVD was released in December with an additional language track in French. This title is now available in English or English/French versions.
On January 29, the following Pro DVDs will be available with an additional Spanish language track:
English & Spanish Foam Roller Challenge Golf Conditioning on the Reformer Prenatal Pilates on Equipment Athletic Conditioning on the Reformer Jumpboard Interval Training
Check out upcoming issues of our newsletter for additional titles and language-track updates. You can also visit our web store at http://www.stottpilates.com/store/default.lasso for our full catalogue of current and new-release DVD titles.
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.
STOTT PILATES is pleased to announce upcoming trade shows and events that are sure to be of interest. Check out the schedule below for dates and locations.
As if there weren't enough reasons to visit STOTT PILATES at the many events we attend, now you can SAVE UP TO 25% on the regular list price on demo equipment used at the shows†. And don't forget you can also pre-order your equipment by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
But wait! It gets even better because you can win a STOTT PILATES V2 Max Plus Reformer†, click here for details. Just fill out a ballot at one of the shows listed below for your chance to win. Plus, you can sign up to participate in a FREE DEMO and get a FREE GIVEAWAY while at the booth! Find more information on upcoming trade shows.
† At selected shows only
Pre-cons, sessions, dates, times and locations are subject to change. Please confirm with the respective organizing associations.
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. Each calendar year you need to accumulate your 0.6 CECs.
Please click on the following links for courses and workshops in your area:
When do I need to submit my Continuing Education Credits (CECs) for 2007?
All CEC documents must be received by STOTT PILATES, no later than January 21, 2008. When taking a workshop at the STOTT PILATES International Certification Center or a Licensed Training Center, your credits are issued automatically upon completion. You will receive a completion letter from STOTT PILATES stating the proper CECs.
For STOTT PILATES workshops or presentations at trade shows, you are responsible for sending the documentation to the International Certification Center in Toronto. We require the following:
Workshop completion letter if pre-con was attended
CECs are earned every year on the calendar year and are not transferable from one year to another. Please note that the CEC period begins January 1 and ends December 31.
Please fax all documents to 416-482-2742 ATTN: Scott West or mail to: STOTT PILATES 2200 Yonge Street, Suite 500 Toronto, ON M4S 2C6 CANADA
All certified instructors will receive their updated CEC letters by February 15, 2008. Please email any questions or send your scanned CEC documents to email@example.com.
UPCOMING COURSES AND WORKSHOPS AT THE STOTT PILATES INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATION CENTER,
STOTT PILATES is excited to announce the re-launch of our new Rehabilitation Program in January 2008!
Do you assess, diagnose, treat, and prescribe exercise for the rehabilitation and/or prevention of injuries? Are you a professional in the rehabilitation industry looking for ways to integrate Pilates into your practice?
Get started with the first course in the Rehabilitation Program: Spinal, Pelvic & Scapular Stabilization: Matwork & Reformer – RMR1, starting January 29 at the International Certification Center in Toronto.
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 in front of ball, spine in a neutral position, neither arched nor flattened.
Knees hip-distance apart. Hands resting on sides of ball.
INHALE to prepare
EXHALE Start from the top of the head and sequentially round forward,
pushing ball away from body. Keep legs upright and do not
allow shoulders to lift up by ears.
Roll up to starting position, from tail to head, bringing spine upright.
Complete 3-5 repetitions.
This exercise is excerpted from the Easy Start Exercise Poster included FREE with the Stability Ball 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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