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Melbourne date released for Merrithew Mindful Movement World Tour

Get a first-class education in mind-body exercise 

Reformer classReformer class in New York, the second stop on the Merrithew Mindful Movement World Tour

Toronto, August 7, 2013  – Merrithew® (MH&F) continues to circle the globe celebrating the 25th Anniversary of their premier brand, STOTT PILATES®, with the Merrithew Mindful Movement World Tour (#mmm2013). Coming to the land down under in Melbourne October 25 – 27, this symposium provides fitness professionals and enthusiasts alike with first-class training in mind-body modalities plus a rare opportunity to work with MH&F Master Instructor Trainers who are some of the industry’s most respected and inspirational names.

For the first time in Australia, courses will be offered in MH&F’s newest top tier branded programming ZEN•GA™, Total Barre®, and CORE™ Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training™. Workshops and courses for Halo® Training and premier brand STOTT PILATES will also be presented. Registration is now open at

Australia has an established community of STOTT PILATES trained instructors, boasting more than 1,200 trained and certified instructors. The popularity of Pilates in the country has resulted in host training centres in Adelaide, Auckland, Melbourne, Sydney and Perth, as well as a strong and ongoing partnership with local distributor Leisure Concepts Australia to distribute MH&F’s equipment.

Every day of the Merrithew Mindful Movement World Tour offers a unique opportunity to choose from a host of sessions, allowing attendees to tailor the event to suit their needs. Programs are led by Executive Director, Education Moira Merrithew, and her team of Master Instructor Trainers: John Garey, Kim Kraushar and PJ O'Clair. Registration for Melbourne is now open. Prices range from $300 for four workshops to $810 to attend all three days with the early registration discount in effect until August 11, 2013.

All large hardware, including V2 Max Plus™ Reformers, Stability Barres™ and other equipment used during the courses and workshops will be available for sale at 25% off of the regular purchase price and all accessories and non-hardware items are available at 30%. For more information please contact   

Merrithew Mindful Movement World Tour Itinerary*

  • April 12 - 14, Cologne, Germany, Marriott Cologne
  • April 26 - 28, New York City, Baryshnikov Arts Center
  • May 17 - 19, Los Angeles, California, Marriott Manhattan Beach
  • June 28 – 30, Shanghai, China, Radisson Blu Hotel Pudong Century Park
  • July 5-7, Osaka, Japan, Hearton Hall
  • September 20 - 22, São Paulo, Brazil, Sheraton São Paulo WTC Hotel
  • September 27 – 29, Mexico City, Mexico, Hilton Mexico City Reforma Hotel
  • October 25 - 27, Melbourne, Australia, Crown Melbourne Entertainment Complex
  • November 8 - 10, London, England, YMCA Central London
  • TBD, Madrid, Spain
  • TBD, Toronto, Canada

*Itinerary subject to change.

About Merrithew®

Merrithew® is the global leader in mind-body education and equipment. Founded in 1988, the company has trained more than 80,000 instructors and partners worldwide, developed six innovative education programs— STOTT PILATES®, ZEN•GA®, Total Barre®, Halo® Training, Merrithew Fascial Movement and CORE Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training— and has produced an extensive line of professional and at-home equipment and accessories for personal and professional use.

In 2020, Merrithew launched Merrithew Connect, a video streaming platform featuring new and signature Pilates, fitness and mind-body workouts and training from its internationally-recognized team of presenters.

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