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Merrithew™ honored with IDEA Gratitude Award

Toronto, ON,  – The IDEA Health and Fitness Association recognized Merrithew with the Gratitude Award at the 2017 IDEA World Fitness Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada on July 21, 2017.

Lindsay G. Merrithew, President & CEO, was on hand to receive the award. “I’d like to thank the team at Merrithew and the entire Merrithew community of partners, training centers and Instructors for their hard work and dedication,” he said. “Moira and I owe a great debt of gratitude to each and every one of you.”

IDEA co-founders, Peter and Kathie Davis, presented the award at this year’s IDEA World Fitness Convention as part of the association’s 35th anniversary celebration. Merrithew’s partnership with IDEA, a global organization dedicated to supporting fitness and wellness professionals in improving people’s health, has spanned two decades.

“Merrithew has been one of our elite partners for over 20 years,” said Peter Davis. “Lindsay and Moira Merrithew have been pioneers in our community and have always been there for IDEA. They’re exceptional individuals and we have developed a really wonderful relationship with them both.”

Lindsay Merrithew noted that Merrithew’s ongoing collaboration with IDEA has been a cornerstone of Merrithew’s success and growth. “It’s been incredible what we’ve been able to achieve together,” said Lindsay Merrithew “and we would like thank Peter, Kathie and the entire IDEA organization.”

About Merrithew

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

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