STOTT PILATES® and the Colorado Athletic Club-Inverness open Pilates studio and instructor training center
TORONTO, March 27, 2008 –
STOTT PILATES and the Colorado Athletic Club-Inverness have joined forces to open a fully-equipped STOTT PILATES studio and instructor training center – the first in Colorado. Located in Englewood near Park Meadows Mall, this boutique-studio-inspired space was unveiled to the fitness industry on March 15th and will offer private and group Pilates classes, as well as STOTT PILATES’ highly acclaimed instructor training.
“We are pleased to be able to offer Colorado Athletic Club Members the quintessential Pilates experience within a multi-purpose facility, while making our instructor training programs more accessible to fitness professionals in the Colorado and surrounding areas,” said Lindsay G. Merrithew, President and CEO, STOTT PILATES.
“In recognition of the ever-increasing knowledge it takes to have an exceptional Pilates program and the quality and variety of equipment needed to support each member's desire to participate, the Colorado Athletic Clubs, a division of the Wellbridge Company, have chosen to partner with STOTT PILATES which is often considered the Ivy League of the Pilates experience,” said Jay Kell, Chief Operating Officer, the Wellbridge Company. “We welcome STOTT PILATES' state-of-the-art equipment and instructor training, which will enable us to continually provide the latest Pilates techniques and instructor knowledge to our members.”
As the second location to become an official STOTT PILATES Corporate Training Center (the first located in Tribeca, New York City) alongside the STOTT PILATES International Certification Center in Toronto, the Colorado Athletic Club-Inverness’ instructor training program will be run from the STOTT PILATES corporate office and studio classes will be handled by the club’s staff.
“Unlike other clubs that offer Pilates classes and programming, the Colorado Athletic Club-Inverness Members will learn the latest techniques and repertoire because they will be immersed in a professional instruction and training environment,” added Moira Merrithew, Executive Director, Education for STOTT PILATES.
About The Colorado Athletic Clubs
The Colorado Athletic Clubs are Denver's finest athletic & tennis clubs. With locations in Downtown Denver, Southeast Denver, the Denver Tech Center & Englewood, the Colorado Athletic Clubs provide fitness, wellness, sports & fun for all Denver area residents and corporations where it is most accessible to their lifestyle. The Colorado Athletic Clubs are proud to be a part of the nationwide Wellbridge family of athletic clubs and spas. Wellbridge has developed an exclusive approach to combining fitness, health and wellness for every lifestyle, from active families to busy executives and is proud to be the largest health club provider based in Denver for the last 25 years. www.coloradoac.com/inverne
Merrithew™ was co-founded by Lindsay and Moira Merrithew in 1988. For over 30 years the company has been dedicated to enriching the lives of others by providing responsible exercise modalities and innovative fitness brands across the globe. Merrithew’s premier Pilates brand, STOTT PILATES®, delivers best-in-class Pilates education and media to everyone from avid exercisers, elite athletes, and pre/post-natal clients, to rehab and fitness professionals, and is used by studios worldwide. Other high-end Merrithew fitness brands include ZEN•GA®, Total Barre®, CORE™ Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training™ and Halo® Training. Merrithew has trained more than 60,000 students in 135 countries. Merrithew’s Media Division (MMD) produces print and video-based content for professional and consumer markets. For more information visit merrithew.com.
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