Instructor Trainer bios
The Merrithew™ 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.
Marshall Eklund Fitness & Pilates
Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, ISP, SPX
Additional credentials and designations
Known for his clinical knowledge, endless humor, and abundant energy, Marshall earned his first fitness certification and began training clients in 1986. He holds a Masters degree with a special emphasis in Biomechanics and Athletic Training and has been an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew™ specializing in STOTT PILATES®
and a Licensed Training Center owner since 2002. Marshall presents on behalf of Merrithew and is the proud owner of Marshall Eklund Fitness & Pilates. The studio opened in 1998 and has been featured in San Diego Magazine’s “Best of San Diego”. Marshall divides his time between client assessment, staff development, instructor training, and writing.
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