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.
Mat & Reformer; Cadillac, Chair and Barrels; Halo® Training
Additional credentials and designations
TRX Suspension Trainer Level 1 & 2
Sam stumbled upon Pilates years ago at a local gym in Texas. He quickly realized the efficacy of the Reformer and fully immersed himself into the method. His interest in Pilates subsequently yielded a passion for dance, specifically ballet. Utilizing his extensive knowledge of human anatomy and physiology, Sam embarked on a new journey: STOTT PILATES® instructor. Soon after he acquired his full STOTT PILATES certification through ONE Pilates Studio, he received the honor of becoming an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew™ specializing in STOTT PILATES Mat and Reformer, and Cadillac, Chair, Barrels. He believes that working form a strong stabilized core will facilitate fluid, efficient, and intentional movement. Sam also holds an interest in TRX Suspension Trainers noting that the simplistic design exposed imbalances in his own body.
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