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Student guide

Welcome new and returning Toronto students!

The following information is provided to help orient you to the Toronto Corporate Training Center. Please contact us with any additional questions.

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Getting to the studio

Public transportation

If you are arriving at Toronto Pearson International Airport, this is a good resource to find a way downtown. The current Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) one-way fare is $3.25 CAD.

View TTC subway, streetcar and bus schedules


Taxis to downtown hotels in Toronto cost between $50–60 CAD from Toronto Pearson International Airport. Travel time: 40–50 min

Taxis to the studio from downtown Toronto are approximately $20–25. Travel time: 20–25 min

Public parking

Designated parking is not available, however there are a number of parking options:

  • Street parking on neighborhood side streets
  • Municipal parking lot (Green P) on Holly Street (south of Eglinton and Roehampton avenues, east of Yonge St)
  • Parking lot within the building, adjacent to the Cineplex movie theatre. Entrance off of Berwick Ave (south of Eglinton Ave, west of Yonge St)

First day of class

Check-in with the front desk

When you arrive for the course, head to the studio reception and state that you are attending an education course. Our staff will provide a tour of the facilities, and ensure that you are prepared to start your training.

What to bring

  • Manuals
  • Pen and paper
  • Workout clothes
  • Lock (Change rooms and lockers are available for day-use. Students must bring their own lock)

How to use the studio for

Practice and practice teaching

Practice/Practice teaching hours are determined monthly and can be found in the student lounge and with the education studio. All times are subject to change so please check with a studio coordinator.

Observation hours

Students are invited to observe sessions a part of their education requirement, with the prior permission of the studio coordinator. When observing sessions, students are expected to discreetly observe while taking notes, so as not to distract the class or the Instructor. Please refrain from talking to fellow students during this time. Also note, there are times when the studio is at capacity, we recommended that you call in advance to ensure the availability to observe.

Attending classes

Students are welcome to join client group classes. Two students are permitted in each class if space permits. Weekly sign-up sheet is available at the studio front-desk, but students must check with a studio coordinator the same day if there is room in the class. Clients take priority in last-minute bookings. Students can participate in group classes free of charge during the duration of their course or course bundle. After the course(s) has ended, students can purchase a group class – 10 pack at a 25% discount through the studio coordinators. Students can also keep track of classes and their availability using the group class schedule available at the front-desk and by checking the Merrithew® Studio website.

Students are welcome to take Group Matwork classes provided they have completed the Essential Matwork portion of the course and Group Reformer classes if the Essential Reformer portion of the course or ten hours of private reformer training have been completed.

Our policies


To confirm registration in a STOTT PILATES® course, a 20% nonrefundable, nontransferable deposit is due at time of enrollment. Final payment is due four weeks before the course begins. To confirm registration in any ZEN•GA®, CORE, Total Barre®, Merrithew® and Halo® Training Foundation Course or any workshop, full payment is due at the time of enrollment. Failure to submit full payment may result in forfeiting your spot in the course/workshop.

Students enrolling in any course bundles (course fee consisting of more than one course, i.e. Intensive Mat-Plus and Reformer) must register in all courses at time of enrollment, and courses must be completed within 6 months of the first course taken; or 12 months for Full Comprehensive and Full Intensive Level 1 course bundles.

Enrollment cancellation/changes

If the student cancels their enrollment in a STOTT PILATES course or course bundle less than four weeks prior to the start date, there will be no refund of monies paid. When the student cancels their enrollment with more than four weeks’ notice, the 20% deposit will be forfeited towards the cancellation fee. Once any Merrithew course, course bundle (consisting of more than one course), or workshop(s) has commenced, no refunds are permitted.

If an amendment is requested to the course or course bundle schedule after the deposit has been paid and within four weeks of the start date, it is subject to $200.00 (+ tax) change fee per course. If the student does not complete all courses within 6 months from the first course taken, the remaining course fees are forfeited.

Upgrades to course bundles are available within the first three weeks of the first course. Any additional fees associated with the upgrade must be paid in full within five days of the request date. Enrollment in any courses beyond the three week deadline will be subject to individual course fees.

Private education sessions (e.g. review, workshop, etc.) can be cancelled or rescheduled with more than 24 hours’ notice, based on Instructor Trainer availability. If a private session is cancelled or rescheduled within twenty-four hours of the session, the participant will be charged for the full session fee.

STOTT PILATES® examinations are to be scheduled and paid for within six months of the last course end date. Exams can be cancelled or rescheduled once with a $100.00 (+ tax) exam change fee. In the event of a second cancellation or re-scheduling of the exams, the student must pay the full exam fee will be charged again.

Please be advised, we reserve the right to cancel courses and workshops up to three weeks prior to the scheduled start date if sufficient enrollment has not been met. In this event, students will have the option of enrolling into the next available course/workshop or receiving a full refund.

All fees for Foundation Courses and workshops are nonrefundable and nontransferable. In the event that your enrollment needs to be changed/transferred, please contact a Toronto education advisor.

Contact info

Contact for the following

  • General Merrithew® Education questions
  • Audit a course
  • Order required course materials
  • Book your exam
  • Pay for your course fee, exam, or private session
  • Book private sessions (review, for CECs, to make-up missed class time)
  • Observe a group class or audit a course
  • Volunteer to be an Exam Body

To observe or join a group class session, contact us the same day at 647-725-0923 or by email

See group class rates and schedules

Where to stay

This list of accommodation suggestions is provided as a resource for students. Merrithew does not endorse or recommend any particular organization.

Find out what Toronto has to offer

Nearby hotels

Mary-am Suites
Marriott Downtown at CF Toronto Eaton Centre
Mary-am Suites · North York
Hotel Novotel · Toronto North York

For more hotel options visit, There are also many other housing options in Toronto. You may prefer to stay in a B&B, shared accommodation or in a short-term rental suite which offer more reasonable rates for longer term stays.