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canfitpro 2021 Online - Intensive Weekend

Virtual Event | Sept 25–26



Merrithew will be participating at the canfitpro 2021 Online: Intensive Weekend being held in September, virtually. We are excited to offer you a chance to get back to basics with one of our most popular STOTT PILATES® intensive workshops and continue to expand your knowledge about this premier Merrithew brand. See you there!

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Sunday, September 26
12:00 - 4:00 PM (EST)

STOTT PILATES® Intro to Essential Matwork

Get a glimpse of the STOTT PILATES Essential Matwork repertoire in this hands-on workshop. Created by the programming team at Merrithew, discover how the biomechanically-based Five Basic Principles serve as the foundation for a series of preparatory and beginner-level exercises done solely on the mat. Learn how these exercises can set you and your clients on the way to building core strength, joint mobility and improved posture.

STOTT PILATES® Intensifying Essential Matwork

Challenge clients with maximum safety and effectiveness by taking STOTT PILATES Essential Matwork to a higher level of intensity. Learn how to add variety and increase the pace of a workout to improve muscular endurance and core stability, without sacrificing control and quality.

Learning objectives

  1. Apply the Five Basic Principles of the STOTT PILATES method to select Matwork exercises
  2. Understand movement essence and exercise goals
  3. Understand modifications for specific body types
  4. Learn cues and corrections for safety and effectiveness

Equipment needed:
Pilates Mat


Laureen DuBeau

Laureen DuBeau
Master Instructor Trainer

Laureen is an integral member of a dynamic team responsible for the global development and implementation of training and certification programs. Her spirited approach to teaching has made Laureen a vibrant international presenter, trainer and examiner. An NSCA certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist and a Pink Ribbon certified instructor, she began teaching Pilates in 1995, and is now a Merrithew Master Instructor Trainer specializing in STOTT PILATES®, ZEN•GA®, Total Barre®, Halo® Training and Merrithew Fascial Movement. Laureen is a featured performer and associate producer of many Merrithew DVDs, the associate editor of numerous teaching manuals and author of articles in several industry publications.

Prior to joining Merrithew, Laureen worked for Tennis Canada where she was responsible for Canadian and international public relations in the capacity of media relations and communications, player relations and event organization. Laureen studied Dance and Physical Education at York University in Toronto where she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts.

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Merrithew equipment and world-renowned programming is specifically for health and fitness club and studio professionals looking to expand group exercise programming options. Contact our knowledgeable team and learn how you can integrate the principles of mind-body exercise into your business.

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