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Here Is Why You Shouldn’t Miss Elevate 2023 According to Merrithew® Lead Instructor Trainer Maria Adelaide

Elevate 2023: a must-attend Pilates Event

Get ready to expand your Pilates practice and professional growth at Elevate 2023 happening in London, UK. Learn from renowned Merrithew® Instructor Trainer Maria Adelaide who will be leading workshops at this two-day event.

Maria shares her excitement, insights, and expertise in this exclusive interview, offering a glimpse into the exceptional experience awaiting Pilates and fitness professionals. Join us in our conversation and discover why attending Elevate is an opportunity you won't want to miss.

What is Elevate 2023?

Elevate 2023 is UK’s largest trade event dedicated to fitness, physical activity, and sports therapy. This year, Merrithew will also be hosting education workshops for Pilates professionals. This makes Elevate the perfect event for both, distributors and Pilates professionals or aspiring trainers.


Row E/F across from E26
ExCeL London
Royal Victoria Dock
1 Western Gateway
London E16 1XL


Wednesday, June 14 – 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Thursday, June 15 – 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Student using the Foam Roller on Pilates Mat

A thrilling journey at Elevate

We asked Maria what excites her about presenting at Elevate, and her genuine enthusiasm was palpable. "This is my first experience as a presenter at an event in which Merrithew is participating, so I am very excited!" Maria says. She eagerly looks forward to meeting familiar and new faces and sharing her passion, knowledge, and expertise to foster a sense of unity and inspiration among attendees.

The unique features of Elevate

We asked Maria about what makes Elevate stand out, and she immediately highlighted the inclusive nature of Elevate. "The exciting news is that this year, we will be offering a range of Merrithew® workshops open to fitness professionals who are looking to gain their CEC’s, as well as sample workouts open to anybody interested in learning more about STOTT PILATES®," she says.

This diversity in offerings creates an environment where participants can build on existing knowledge while benefiting from a positive and supportive community.

Enjoy free workouts

Maria elaborated on the free workouts that will be available at Elevate. "Across the two days, we will be offering four workouts open to anyone interested in experiencing a new discipline or even to the experienced Pilates practitioner. They are free, so come and enjoy a workout with me!" she warmly invites.

During these sessions, Maria will guide participants through the six principles that form the foundation of the STOTT PILATES method, incorporating dynamic exercises of varying challenge levels.

Group of people at a Matwork workshop event

Experience the power of Merrithew education

Maria shared her thoughts on Merrithew Education and its impact on aspiring and experienced Pilates or fitness professionals. "Merrithew is an internationally recognized fitness training provider known to be the best in the Pilates industry," she emphasizes.

Drawing from her own training experiences, Maria acknowledges the exceptional quality of the courses, the professionalism exhibited by instructor trainers, and the profound inspiration they provide. “I am proud to represent Merrithew at the event. I strongly believe that if you choose STOTT PILATES you will receive top-quality training,” she says.

The excitement to teach various workshops

Maria expresses her excitement about teaching all the workshops at Elevate. She particularly highlights the fun and challenging workouts utilizing props like the Fitness Circle® and Toning Ball. “These props offer variety while increasing the physical challenge, all while keeping the exercises simple,” Maria says.

Additionally, Maria speaks passionately about the athletic conditioning, strength, and mobility on the mat workshops, which push participants' muscle strength and endurance using body weight and dynamic choreography, enhancing coordination.

Set to embark on an unforgettable journey of Pilates education, inspiration, and growth?

Grab this opportunity to expand your skills, connect with fellow professionals, and experience the transformative power of Pilates. Don't miss this chance to level up your Pilates career—join us at Elevate and unlock new horizons.

Register now, few spots left!

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