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STOTT PILATES* Converts Its Award-Winning Videos Onto DVD Format
– in time for the holidays!

TORONTO, November 16, 2004 –

STOTT PILATES, a subsidiary of Merrithew Corporation, today announced the launch of more DVD titles from its award-winning video library, the largest single collection of pilates instructional media in the world.

Loaded with extras, exercise enthusiasts will now get even more value out of their STOTT PILATES home workouts.

These 12 new DVDs will mark the end of the retail DVD conversion project with the entire retail STOTT PILATES catalogue now available on both VHS and DVD format.

Each DVD includes:

  • Bonus featurette detailing the five basic principles of STOTT PILATES
  • Single exercises broken down by chapters for easy reference
  • Option of doing the workout with music only
  • Try the next level of your workout
  • Biographical information on instructors
  • Sample clips from other titles in the STOTT PILATES library
  • Information on STOTT PILATES equipment and how to become a STOTT PILATES instructor

Available on December 28th, the following six titles are available through SMA Distribution in Canada or on-line at

  • Fitness Fun, Pilates for Kids
    SRP: $24.95
  • Armchair Pilates
    SRP: $24.95
  • Armchair Pilates Plus (includes Flex-Band)
    SRP: $29.95
  • Standing Tall, Back Care, Level 3
    SRP: $24.95
  • Pure Vitality, Pilates-Infused Yoga, Level 2
    SRP: $24.95
  • Body & Soul, Pilates-Infused Yoga, Level 3
    SRP: $24.95

The remaining six titles will be available on-line in January with an official Canadian street date through SMA Distribution to follow in first quarter ’05.

  • Power Fitness Circle, Fitness Circle, Level 1
    SRP: $24.95
  • Fitness Circle Challenge Fitness Circle, Level 2
    SRP: $24.95
  • Total Body Sculpting, Flex-Band Pilates, Level 2
    SRP: $24.95
  • Ultimate Body Sculpting, Flex-Band Pilates, Level 3
    SRP: $24.95
  • 3-D Balance, Stability Ball Pilates, Level 3
    SRP: $24.95
  • Ultimate Balance, Stability Ball Pilates, Level 4
    SRP: $24.95

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STOTT PILATES, a subsidiary of the Merrithew Corporation, is the only full-service organization of its kind providing high-caliber pilates education, videos and equipment worldwide. Founded in Toronto in 1988 by Lindsay G. Merrithew and Moira Merrithew, the company’s mission is to promote the benefits of mind-body fitness worldwide. Visit