Workout level: Essential, Intermediate and Advanced
Language tracks: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, German
Required equipment: Exercise Mat, Arc Barrel, Flex-Band®, Fitness Circle®, Toning Balls™, Rotational Disks, and Maple Pole
Essential: Build strength and knowledge from the ground up with STOTT PILATES’® renowned Matwork repertoire. Matwork, the foundation of STOTT PILATES exercise, builds knowledge and strength from the ground up. Master Instructor Trainer Moira Merrithew works through an exercise repertoire that challenges strength and flexibility to create a strong and healthy body. Layered with modifications suitable for instructors and fitness professionals as well as novice and advanced exercisers, this workout also illustrates the Five Basic Principles – the core elements of the STOTT PILATES® method.
Intermediate: Build on your strength and exercise knowledge with the next level of total-body conditioning. After mastering the essential repertoire, take your knowledge and body to the next level with a more challenging mat-based workout. Designed for personal trainers, group instructors and avid exercisers, this program moves at a faster pace and adds another dimension to your skill level. Master Instructor Trainer Moira Merrithew presents a series of exercises that continue to build strength and muscle tone while finessing balance, coordination and mobility for maximum results.
Advanced: Refine your skills and achieve optimal fitness with a high-intensity precision workout that energizes and empowers. Take the knowledge and experience you’ve gained through the essential and intermediate exercises to the next level. This intense workout will help personal trainers, group instructors and avid exercisers redefine skills and add challenge. Master Instructor Trainer Moira Merrithew will show you how to focus on the precision and control of each movement with careful attention to breath and form.
Moira Merrithew, together with President and CEO of Merrithew™, Lindsay G. Merrithew, has spent over two decades promoting the benefits of responsible exercise through their brands STOTT PILATES®, ZEN•GA®, Total Barre® and CORE™ Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training™. Working closely with a team of physical therapists, sports medicine and fitness professionals, they ensure all programming is aligned with current scientific and biomechanical research.