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Studio Praxis Pilates

Studio Espace Pilates
1012 Avenue du Mont-Royal E
Montreal, Quebec H2J 1X6

contact: Jane Underhill
t: 514-486-9949

Brigitte Robitaille
Instructor Trainer
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Noémie Jane Bull
Instructor Trainer

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Jacqueline Gallant
Instructor Trainer
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Dénes Dreisziger

Dénes Dreisziger
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licensed training center

Studio Praxis

Studio Praxis Pilates is a full service Merrithew™ Licensed Training Centre located in Montreal, Canada. We offer the complete line of STOTT PILATES Certification Courses as well ZEN•GA™, CORE™, and Total Barre™. We are pleased to announce that in Fall 2016 we will launch the STOTT PILATES® Rehab Programme for Physiotherapists and health care practitioners. We are committed to offering the complete line of Merrithew Education Programmes in English and in French.

Studio Praxis Pilates est un Centre Agréé Merrithew ™ situé à Montréal, Canada. Nous offrons la gamme complète de formations STOTT PILATES® incluant ZEN•GA™, CORE™, and Total Barre™. Nous sommes heureux d'annoncer que l'automne 2016, nous allons lancer le Programme de Réadaptation STOTT PILATES® pour les physiothérapeutes et les praticiens de soins de santé. Nous nous engageons à offrir la gamme complète des programmes d'éducation Merrithew en français et en anglais.

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The Intensive Program

The STOTT PILATES Intensive program is for fitness and health professionals. This program prepares you to teach STOTT PILATES Level 1 Matwork and equipment-based repertoires safely, effectively and with confidence.

There are currently no Intensive courses scheduled at this location

The Comprehensive Program

Designed for those with some movement training and exposure to Pilates, Comprehensive courses cover functional anatomy and the practical skills needed to develop effective and motivating Level 1 Matwork and equipment-based programs.

Comprehensive Matwork & Reformer (CMR)

120 hours
Fall 2012 | September 11-December 14
Tuesday-Thursday 1pm-5:30pm | Friday 2pm-6:30pm

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The Advanced Program

The Advanced program consists of Level 2 courses in Matwork, Reformer, and Cadillac, Chair & Barrels. Completion of the Advanced program is required for full certification.

Advanced Matwork (AM)

LEVEL: 2      6 hours
Spring 2017 | April 2
Sunday 9am-3:30pm
Spring 2017 | June 11
Sunday 9am-3:30pm
Fall 2017 | November 26
Sunday 9am-3:30pm

Advanced Reformer (AR)

LEVEL: 2      18 hours
​Fall 2017 | December 3, 10, 17
Sunday 9am-3:30pm

Injuries & Special Populations

The STOTT PILATES Injuries & Special Populations course equips you with the skills required to address a broad range of physical challenges among your clients. Completion of ISP is required for full certification.

There are currently no ISP courses scheduled at this location

The Rehabilitation Program

The Rehabilitation program is specifically for licensed physical therapists, occupational therapists, sports medicine professionals and chiropractors wishing to integrate modified STOTT PILATES exercises for injury prevention and rehabilitation into their practices.

Rehab courses are available at many of our training locations worldwide.  Please click here for a complete listing of training options worldwide.  Currently, training isn’t offered at this location, but and check back regularly for updates.

ZEN•GA Courses

ZEN•GA is an innovative fusion of exercise science and mindful movement that brings about clarity of the mind while releasing body tension through purposeful movement. ZEN represents the search for inner discovery, while YOGA symbolizes the way to reach it. Together they form ZEN•GA, which is based on Four Mindful Movement Principles: breath, support, yield and flow. When applied together, these principles allow you to become aware of how the body and the mind move in tandem. ZEN•GA focuses on core stability, stamina and resilience while attaining a state of presence. The increase in demand on your neuromuscular system allows you to reap the benefits of improved strength, clarity and overall fitness.

ZEN•GA™ is currently not scheduled at this location. To find another location that works for you, click here

CORE Courses

Take your workouts to the next level with our CORE Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training – developed exclusively by Merrithew experts. This unique training program focuses on functional fitness targeting core strength and kinesthetic awareness leading to improvements in total-body strength and power. This multi-layered system is designed for both novice and high-level athletes.

CORE™ is currently not scheduled at this location. To find another location that works for you, click here.

Total Barre Courses

Total Barre is a high-energy program that focuses on strength, flexibility, stamina and dynamic stability by combining elements from Pilates, dance, cardio and strength training. Programming is driven by music which increases coordination, motivation and improve movement quality. Incorporating the Total Barre Foundational Principles, this program teaches choreography, exercise essence and correct biomechanics of movements as well as how to cue effectively and safely to music.

Total Barre™ Instructor Foundation Course

LEVEL: 1      7 hours
Winter 2017 | March 19
Sunday 9am-5pm


This area may include upcoming Continuing Education workshops, Exam Preparation workshops and Practical & Written Exam dates. Please note only Continuing Education workshops qualify for CECs. No prerequisites required.

Upcoming Exam Weekends 2017

February 3-4 2017
March 3-4
March 24-25
April 7-8
May 5-6
May 26-27
June 2-3
July 29-30
September 15-16
September 29-30
October 6-7
November 3-4
November 24-25
December 1-2
Written &/or Practical by appt only

Space is limited! For further information or to register, please contact Jane Underhill at jane@studiopraxis.com or call 514-486-9949

STOTT PILATES® Certification exams consist of written and practical components. Students have 6 months in which to take their certification exam. If you have questions regarding the examination process or to book an exam, please contact Jane Underhill at montreal@stottpilates.com or call 514-486-9949.