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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.

Mia Soehn

West Coast Pilates & Health
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

IT qualifications
STOTT PILATES® Matwork and Reformer

Additional credentials and designations


Mia has been involved in the Health and Fitness Industry since 1989, working as a Certified BCRPA Personal Trainer, fitness leader and manager of several facilities. Since 2001, she has been a Certified STOTT PILATES® Instructor and in 2005 became an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew specializing in STOTT PILATES Matwork and Reformer. Mia brings a well rounded approach to her teaching as she practices Thai Yoga Massage, Reiki and also works part time as a Chiropractic Assistant.

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