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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.

Monique Lavoie

Pilates Certification Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

IT qualifications
Merrithew™ STOTT PILATES® Lead Instructor Trainer, ZEN∙GA® Instructor Trainer, Total Barre® Instructor Trainer, Certified in STOTT PILATES® Matwork, STOTT PILATES® Reformer, STOTT PILATES® Cadillac, Chair & Barrels. Qualified in CORE™

Bio

Monique is one of very few bilingual STOTT PILATES Lead Instructor Trainers and, upon request, can teach any certification course or examination in French. A graduate of The National Ballet School, Monique has over 30 years of teaching experience. Monique is also a certified Gyrotonic instructor.

In 2007 and again in 2009, she received a mentorship award as a result of recommendations from her peers, along with a lifetime achievement award from Merrithew. She recently hosted Moira Merrithew at her studio in celebration of the studio’s 20th anniversary.
Monique is a STOTT PILATES® Specialist in the following Specialty Tracks: Active For Life Specialist, Athletic Conditioning Specialist, Group Equipment Specialist, Group Matwork Specialist, Rehabilitation Specialist

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