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Benefits of Certification

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Why pursue STOTT PILATES® Certification

At Merrithew®, we believe support is important for a successful career in Pilates. STOTT PILATES Certified Instructors have access to invaluable career-building resources and benefits. From ongoing marketing consultation to special discounts on equipment and liability insurance, these benefits empower Instructors to achieve without limits.


  • Designation as a STOTT PILATES Certified Instructor that is internationally recognized
  • A listing on our online STOTT PILATES Certified Instructor Finder
  • Achievement of a Specialist Designation by completing workshops in a specific Specialty Track
  • Access to training opportunities worldwide
  • Access to high caliber online resources and marketing materials, including support videos, images, logos, brochures, sell sheets, articles and handouts
  • Employability and increased earning potential
  • Improved trust and quality assurance for your clients
  • Continued professional development and education progression opportunities
  • Inclusion in a global community and support network

Additional incentives

  • 15% off* all Merrithew® products
    • Large equipment (Reformers, Arc Barrel, etc.)
    • Fitness accessories (Mats, Fitness Circle®, Stability Balls, etc.)
    • Course materials
    • At-Home and professional series DVDs
  • Discounted Fitness Instructor Liability insurance rates in Canada and the United States
  • 15% off all Merrithew Connect subscriptions
  • 15%* off all Group Class Packages at our Studio in Toronto
  • 20% off a Membership to the Association of Fitness Studios
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*Merrithew reserves the right to require proof of professional or certified status. Discounts may vary in distributor territories

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