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Instructor Trainers

The STOTT PILATES® Faculty, or members of our esteemed team of Instructor Trainers, is made up of highly qualified and internationally sought-after educators who are known for their dedication, professionalism and attention to detail. All of our faculty members hold full certification in the STOTT PILATES method and have achieved additional designations to complement their training. A diverse group, they come from various backgrounds including physical therapy, exercise science, athletic therapy, dance and group and personal fitness training to name a few. Every member of the team strives to uphold the highest standards of training that have been developed worldwide.

Anjali Sareen

The Zone, Mind & Body Studio
Koramangala, Bangalore India

Co-founder of The Zone, Anjali Sareen, has been in the fitness field since the early 90s and is the only STOTT PILATES® Instructor Trainer in India who, as well as training clients, trains and examines instructors. Anjali is uniquely equipped with the depth of knowledge and intelligent approach to exercise and body-conditioning that Pilates requires and was responsible for introducing the first integrated equipment-based Pilates program to India in 2006. She is a certified fitness instructor experienced in both group and personal training, pre-teen and teen fitness, pre- and post-natal, and working with clients with special needs. Prior to establishing The Zone in 2001, Anjali owned and managed a group exercise studio that conducted classes in step, hi-lo aerobics, cardio-boxing, boot camp, strength training, flexibility training, karate, tai chi, dance, and yoga.

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:

Ann Carina Schubert


Copenhagen, Denmark

Ann Carina became a STOTT PILATES® Certified Instructor in 2011, a  STOTT PILATES Rehab Certified Instructor in 2013. She then moved on to become a Certified Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™, specializing in STOTT PILATES Rehab. As a competitive figure skater, Ann Carina was first introduced to the Pilates method and later, as a physiotherapy student, was introduced to STOTT PILATES. Ann Carina uses her STOTT PILATES training to fully rehabilitate clients back to daily life and also back to high level sports.

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Rehab Matwork and Reformer
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:

Anne Dawson

Pilates Certification Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada

Anne has been practicing physiotherapy since her graduation from the University of Saskatchewan in 1981 with a focus on chronic pain syndromes, TMJ and spinal dysfunctions, acupuncture, craniosacral therapy. An Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™, Anne specializes in the STOTT PILATES® Injuries and Special Populations program for rehabilitation and conditioning and has developed individualized Pilates rehab exercise programs only available at Fitness Physiotherapy. A teacher of acupuncture and TMJ care to physiotherapists at a post graduate level, Anne has served on the Manitoba regulatory board for physiotherapists, The College of Physiotherapists of Manitoba and is a member of organizations including the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, The Acupuncture Foundation of Canada, and the International Association for the Study of Pain. She has been a contributor to many medical journals and general interest publications on physiotherapy subjects

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Injuries & Special Populations
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:

Anne Pringle Burnell

Elements in Motion
Chicago, Illinois USA

Anne has been an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™, specializing in STOTT PILATES® since 2007 and teaches in Chicago.  She has a passion for incorporating Pilates with aquatics and is the proud creator of the Stronger Seniors® program and Peyow Aqua Pilates.  Anne is an international presenter and author. She published a two-year case study on the effects of an aquatic Pilates program on persons with disabilities and chronic conditions at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. In addition to educating instructors in the STOTT PILATES method, Anne is a faculty/education provider for AEA, ACE, AFAA, ATRI, and AquaStretch™. She teaches at Swedish Covenant HospitaléGalter Life Centre, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the University of Illinois Chicago and other locations.

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
ACE, AFAA, AEA, ATRI

Annette Barry Cowhig

Northeast Pilates Education Centers
Manchester, Massachusetts USA

Annette has been studying and teaching STOTT PILATES® as a Certified Instructor since 2004 and in 2008 went on to become an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™, specializing in STOTT PILATES.  Annette also holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from the Boston Conservatory and went on to teach and perform in various areas of Massachusetts throughout her dance career.  In February of 2011, Annette opened her own studio, Barry Pilates Center in Amesbury, Massachusetts where she specializes in private training and small mat and equipment group sessions.  Annette is also ACE certified and continues to work with Northeast Pilates as an Instructor Trainer, leading courses and workshops, in addition to training clients.  Annette’s enthusiasm for movement and fitness is constantly evolving as she continues to share her knowledge and passion for Pilates and dance with others.  

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