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Instructor Trainer bios

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.

Gidget Anthony

Gidget Anthony

Plano, Texas, USA

IT qualifications
Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, ISP, Total Barre™; Merrithew™ Fascial Movement


Gidget is a Merrithew Lead Instructor Trainer specializing in STOTT PILATES® and Total Barre. She is the owner of The Designed Body Pilates Studio in Plano, TX which, in 2012, proudly became an official Merrithew Licensed Training Center. Her studio has been voted Best Pilates Studio in the Dallas/Fort Worth area five times. She takes great pride in owning a studio that houses Merrithew education and has a client base that both values and appreciates what this studio has to offer. She actively mentors her education students both during and after the program to assist with professional development and continued growth in their Pilates careers.