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STOTT PILATES Intensive Mat-Plus Course $1,120Purchase required to enroll

40 hour STOTT PILATES Intensive Mat Course for Pilates Certification. For more information go to www.stottpilates.com. Class meets Saturdays and Sundays 12:00-5:30 pm See full schedule on our website www.bodycenterstudios.com. Application and two letters of recommendation must be submitted. There are required materials to be purchased on the first day of class.

STOTT PILATES Intensive Reformer $1,620Purchase required to enroll

50 hour STOTT PILATES Intensive Reformer Course for Pilates Certification. For more information go to www.merrithew.com. Classes are held on Saturdays and Sundays 12:00-5:30 pm. For the full schedule go to www.bodycenterstudios.com. Application and two letters of recommendation must be submitted. There are required materials to be purchased on the first day of class.

STOTT PILATES Intensive Barrels $400Purchase required to enroll

10 hour Course utilizing the Arc Barrel, Spine Corrector and Ladder Barrel. For more information go to www.merrithew.com. Must have taken the Intensive Mat course and the Intensive Reformer course. For the full schedule go to www.bodycenterstudios.com.

STOTT PILATES Intensive Chair $545Purchase required to enroll

15 hour Course utilizing the Stability Chair. For more information go to www.merrithew.com. Must have taken the Intensive Mat course and the Intensive Reformer course. For the full schedule go to www.bodycenterstudios.com.

STOTT PILATES Intensive Cadillac $890Purchase required to enroll

25 hour Course utilizing the Cadillac. For more information go to www.merrithew.com. Must have completed the Intensive Mat and the Intensive Reformer Courses. For full schedule, go to www.bodycenterstudios.com.

STOTT PILATES Injury and Special Populations $950Purchase required to enroll

24 hour STOTT PILATES Injury and Special Populations course. For more information go to www.bodycentertsudios.com. There are required materials to be purchased on the first day of class.

STOTT PILATES Advanced Mat $245Purchase required to enroll

This class includes breakdown of 10 advanced level matwork exercises, in addition to the general course objectives. Must have taken the Intensive Mat course or the Comprehensive Mat and Reformer course first.

STOTT PILATES Advanced Reformer $645Purchase required to enroll

This class includes breakdown of 35 advanced level Reformer exercises, in addition to the general course objectives. Prerequisite : Intensive Reformer. For more information, go to www.merrithew.com.

STOTT PILATES Advanced CCB Course $475Purchase required to enroll

Breakdown of 47 advanced level Cadillac, Chair and Barrels exercises, in addition to the general course objectives.


Anatomy Principles $520Purchase required to enroll

This class is designed to guide you through the study of anatomy and movement. We will combine textbook definitions, pictures and palpation to support your lifelong exploration to the human body. This class brings together vast amount of information into a focused class for Pilates instructors. You will be prepared for STOTT PILATES Instructor Training courses, Injury and Special populations Course and our many continuing education workshops taught by physical therapists and medical professionals from our community.

There are 2 required texts to be purchased on your own before the class begins:

Anatomy of Movement by Blandine Germain-Calais
Trail Guide to the Body by Andrew Biel

Total Barre Foundation Course $385Purchase required to enroll

The 7 hour, one-day Total Barre Foundation Course provides the groundwork for Instructors to produce safe, effective and varied barre programs that address the needs and goals of every client. Participants are introduced to the Total Barre Principles – six movement awareness fundamentals that provide the structure and biomechanical basis for each exercise. During the course, participants have the opportunity to experience the movements before examining the application of the principles, and learn the essence of each exercise along with the theories of dynamic stability, optimal mobility and movement efficiently. Cost includes the manual.

CORE Foundation Course $320Purchase required to enroll

This course introduces important concepts of athletic conditioning and performance training and emphasis is placed on utilizing 11 Foundational Principles when training athletes. The principles cover alignment and biomechanics for the major joints involved in athletic performance as well as understanding how to train the three classifications of muscles for optimal performance. In addition, components of athletic conditioning are overviewed including resistance training methods, plyometric training, balance training, and speed & agility training. Performance training concepts such as periodization are also introduced.

Fascial Movement Foundation Course, Level 1 $800Purchase required to enroll

The Merrithew Fascial Movement Foundation Course, Level 1 is intended for those already working in the fields of fitness, therapeutic movement and rehabilitation. The lecture component of the course reviews basic fascial anatomy and physiology and explores the latest research findings on the neuromyofascial skeletal system. The application component of course introduces the proprietary Merrithew Fascial Movement Variables (FMV's). These movement variables are application to all forms of exercise; Pilates, You, dance, barre, athletic conditioning, sports performance and rehabilitation. By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
1. Identify the component of fascia and be able to explain its role and relevance to movement.
2. Articulate the difference between tensegrity and traditional forces and lever-based biomechanics.
3. Define the Merrithew Fascial Movement Variables, (FMV's); Bounce, Sense, Expland and Hydrate.
4. Develop programs for clients of all levels using the Merrithew FMV's
Pre-requisites: A solid understanding of functional anatomy and biomechanics.

ZENGA Equipment Foundation Course $320Purchase required to enroll

The Equipment program created through the ZEN•GA approach to movement allow us to utilize the unique quality of spring resistance. The coiling and uncoiling quality of the springs creates a more fluid, resilient body. The ZEN•GA Equipment Course will help us explore the principles that make up the method and apply them to movement programs designed to reach the desired goals. This is a seven-hour in-class training (plus one-hour break) - and some previous yoga or other mind-body training is highly recommended.

ZEN*GA Mat Foundation Course $320Purchase required to enroll

The ZEN•GA Level 1 Mat Course will help us explore the foundational principles that make up the method and apply them to movement programs designed to help reach the desired goals. This is a seven-hour in-class training (plus one-hour break) - and some yoga or other mind-body training is highly recommended. - See more at: Merrithew.com