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Merrithew™ partners with Thomas Wellness Group as their official equipment distributor in Spain and Andorra



Toronto, February 26 2014 – Merrithew™ (MH&F) is pleased to announce their partnership with Thomas Wellness Group (TWG), specialists in wellness facility design, to be their official distributor in Spain and Andorra, expanding the reach of MH&F’s high-caliber Pilates and fitness equipment and accessories throughout the regions.

“Our mission is to motivate people of all ages and life stages to lead healthier lives through high-quality fitness brands, high-caliber education and premium equipment,” says Lindsay G. Merrithew, President and CEO, MH&F. “This partnership with Thomas Wellness Group allows us to better serve and grow our community of fitness and mind-body professionals in Spain and Andorra, integral parts of our global network, offering them quality fitness equipment and accessories.”

“We want to offer the best health and fitness options available on the market, it made sense to partner with Merrithew based on their global reputation as The Professional’s Choice™,” notes Thomas Junquera, Founder and CEO, TWG. “The company has an unparalleled reputation in the industry and we look forward to working with them to build on their success and ensure that Spanish and Andorran studios, clubs, fitness professionals and exercise enthusiasts have access to superior products that will support their business and clients’ fitness goals.”

Merrithew’ partnership with TWG builds on the company’s presence in Spain. Thomas Wellness Group will work closely with AkroStudio, MH&F’s Licensed Training Center since 2005 for STOTT PILATES® Instructor Training offering the complete repertoire of instructor courses and workshops. AkroStudio teaches in multiple locations across Spain, Chile and Argentina. Together, TWG and AkroStudio will serve the Spanish community with superior, safe and effective equipment and education.


About Thomas Wellness Group

Thomas Wellness Group is a Spanish company founded in 1994. They specialize in the design and equipment of Wellness areas. The company provides technical service for TechnoGym in Spain and services a large home fitness market, offering comprehensive services from space design, equipment layout and amenities selection to complete project management including ongoing maintenance services. For more information visit www.thomas.es.

About AkroStudio

AkroStudio has been providing health & fitness professionals with superior training since 2004. As the only Licensed Training Center in Spain for Merrithew™ and its premier Pilates brand STOTT PILATES®, AkroStudio has successfully trained more than 4,000 Spanish-speaking fitness professionals. In 2013, the company expanded with the addition of a second facility in Madrid. As one of the leading fitness training facilities in Spain, AkroStudio partners with the School of Physiotherapy at European University of Madrid (UEM), Illustrious College of Physiotherapists of the Community of Madrid and Castilla y León, Physiotherapists Association for Training and Research (Asfif) to provide their students with premium continuing education courses. For more information visit www.akrostudio.com

About Merrithew

Merrithew is the global leader in mind-body education and equipment. Founded in 1988, the company has trained more than 60,000 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 the latest Pilates and mind-body workouts from its top Instructor Trainers.

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