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Darcy McMurray

Full Circle Studio
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

Darcy is an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew™ specializing in STOTT PILATES® and owner of Full Circle Studio in Vancouver, British Columbia.  Her extensive dance background lead her to Toronto, in 2001, to study the STOTT PILATES method, and in 2003 she was asked to join the company as an Instructor Trainer.  Darcy has travelled internationally for Merrithew, training instructors, conducting workshops and exams.  She has also helped create DVD’s, manuals, course support material and workshops for the organization.  In 2008, Darcy opened her own studio, Full Circle Studio, where she teaches private and small classes, as well as trains Pilates instructors.  Darcy’s fascination with the intricacies of the human body motivates her to continually attend workshops and study anatomy to deepen her understanding of what moves us.   

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels
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David Freker

dfx Pilates
Sacramento, California USA

David received his STOTT PILATES® certification in 2003 and became a certified Instructor Trainer for Merrithew™ in 2004. David founded his studio DFX Pilates in 2011 which is now a Merrithew Licensed Training Center. By maintaining extremely high standards, we provide DFX Pilates provides his Sacramento clients with all that STOTT PILATES® has to offer and the specialized attention they need to meet their individual goals.

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair & Barrels, ISP
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David Taylor

Merrithew Corporate Training Centre
Toronto, Ontario Canada
David was first introduced to Pilates as he was preparing to tackle his first marathon. With his passion for endurance sports and as an Ironman athlete, David found that the key to success for all three athletic disciplines was Pilates. In 2013, David decided to turn his Pilates passion into his full-time career, successfully completing the STOTT PILATES® Full Certification program. In 2016, David became an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew specializing in CORE Athletic Conditioning and Performance Training and Halo® Training. He now translates his passion for creating challenging, effective and progressive workouts to encouraging other fitness professionals to do the same. David’s classes provide inspiration, awareness and most of all, a fantastic, fun and rewarding workout.
IT QUALIFICATIONS:
CORE™, Halo® Training
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Debra Hunt

The Sweatshop Fitness Club
Inver Grove Heights, Minnestoa USA

Debra began her journey as a highly accomplished Instructor Trainer for Merrithew™ specializing in STOTT PILATES® in 2006.  Her Pilates training is complemented with a strong background in dance and gymnastics, whereby she obtained her BA in dance. She works with people in all states of health, wellness, recovery and restoration. Debra revels in learning about new, innovative mind-body modalities and anatomy. This is exemplified by her enthusiasm and leadership in ZEN•GA™ and  other mindful movement directions such as Pilates, Yoga, Alexander Technique, Postural Restoration, Anatomy Trains, Mindful-Based Stress Reduction, and Franklin Method.

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork; Reformer; Cadillac, Chair, Barrels; ISP; ZEN•GA™ Mat & Equipment
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
BA

Dénes Dreisziger

Studio Praxis Pilates
Montreal, Quebec Canada
Dénes Dreisziger was introduced to Pilates while dancing professionally in Europe. He immediately fell in love with the method, and started teaching in 2007 after completing a Mat certification in Vienna, Austria. Upon returning to his hometown of Montreal, Dénes completed his full instructor certification with STOTT PILATES. In 2012, Dénes and his wife Gissella founded Studio Espace Pilates, a fully-equipped studio in the heart of Montreal's vibrant Plateau district. He became an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew™ specializing in STOTT PILATES in 2015. Dénes is constantly deepening his knowledge through courses, workshops, and by working with top Instructors. He is a member of the Association des Naturothérapeutes du Québec.
IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Mat, Reformer
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