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Lead Instructor Trainers

The designation of Lead Instructor Trainer is awarded to an individual who inspires others through leadership and the Merrithew Community of Excellence philosophy. These Instructor trainers have a strong sense of team and demonstrated commitment to ensuring consistency and continual growth across Merrithew branded programs. A Lead IT has recognized experience teaching both teachers-in-training as well as private and group clients, and has been empowered with educating our worldwide network of instructors in valuable repertoire and curriculum additions.

Alison Salmond

Alison Salmond

London, England

IT qualifications
STOTT PILATES® Matwork & Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, & Barrels, ISP; CORE™

Additional credentials and designations
MSc in Exercise Science; BSc (Hons) in Osteopathy, Certificate of Education, Medical Acupuncture


Alison has over 34 years of experience in the exercise industry, with approximately 15 years dedicated to teaching Pilates. She is Registered Osteopath and offers a range of osteopathic treatment and Pilates to her clients. She has been a Merrithew Instructor Trainer specializing in STOTT PILATES® since 2007 and was awarded the prestigious title of Merrithew Lead Instructor Trainer in 2012. Alison is extremely passionate about both the teaching and history of Pilates. Alison's curiosity led her to complete the New York Pilates Studio certificate. Alison loves combining both her clinical and Pilates skills and is currently working towards both the Neurokinetic Therapy certificate and STOTT PILATES Rehab Instructor Trainer.

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