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Adriana Rotella

International Training Centre
Toronto, Ontario Canada

Adriana Rotella was first introduced to the STOTT PILATES® method in 1999 when she was strengthening her training as a volleyball player.  After falling in love with Pilates, she became a fully certified STOTT PILATES Instructor in 2000 and then, inspired by the results she saw in her clients and her drive to further her career, excelled to become an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES in 2003. Adriana’s IT status has enabled her to teach as a Lead Instructor Trainer. Adriana has taught certification programs in Toronto and to students from around the world as well as at sites in over 10 countries. She has been a featured performer in several Merrithew Health & Fitness DVD’s and has participated in a number of  international fitness conferences including Can-Fit-Pro & the Body Mind Spirit Conference. Her knowledge and understanding of the Pilates method continues to inspire her students and clients to continue mastering the technique for their own personal growth and achievement. 

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, ISP
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:

Aimee McDonald-Anderson

Equilibrium Mind-Body Fitness
Ann Arbor, Michigan USA

Aimee McDonald Anderson received her STOTT PILATES® certification in 1999 and became a certified Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES in 2007. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance from the University of Michigan, and it is through dance that she first discovered Pilates. 

Aimee is the owner of The Movement Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Gyrotonic Ann Arbor, and founder and choreographer for Terpsichore's Kitchen Dance Theatre. With her passion for dance and her wide ranging experience in teaching movement, Aimee is dedicated to increasing her clients’ fitness, while focusing on their mind-body awareness.


IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
BFA

Alison Salmond

YMCAfit
London, England

A seasoned veteran in the fitness industry, Alison has worked in health clubs as a fitness instructor and personal trainer for more than 20 years. She became STOTT PILATES® Certified in 2006, and earned the status of Certified Instructor Trainer the following year. She is now an IT for Merrithew Health & Fitness™, specializing in CORE™ Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training™ and a Lead IT for STOTT PILATES. Alison is passionate about Pilates, and delivers STOTT PILATES education at YMCAfit and also acts as their Curriculum Manager developing and delivering a range of instructor courses. In addition to her work experience, Alison also holds both a Certificate in Education (PCET) and a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science. A genuine fitness enthusiast, Alison loves to exercise outdoors, and completed the London Marathon in 2005.

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, ISP, CORE™
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
Masters of Exercise Science; Certificate of Education

Allyson Metcalf

Elements in Motion
Chicago, Illinois United States

Allyson Metcalf shares ownership and instructing responsibilities with her partner Martha at Kinematics Corps in La Grange, IL, a thriving Pilates studio in a thriving community.  Previously a personal trainer, fitness instructor, and fitness director of the Rich Port YMCA, Allyson dedicated herself professionally to the STOTT PILATES® method after having the good fortune to complete her training and certification with Vered Arbel.  She has served as an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES at Elements In Motion, a Licensed Training Center since 2008. 

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:

Alyssa Jones


Pacific Grove, California USA

Alyssa Jones received her BFA in Dance from CSU, Long Beach. She was able to incorporate her dance background into the Pilates world through STOTT PILATES®. She received her Full Level 1 certification in 2004 through the Marshall Eklund Fitness & Pilates Studio. In 2006, she received the honor of becoming an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™, specializing in STOTT PILATES. 

 

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer, Chair, Cadillac & Barrels
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS: