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Merrithew’s global reach expands again through a first-time partnership with reseller in Japan

Toronto, ON – – Merrithew’s expansion in Asia continues following a first-time partnership with THINK Fitness Corporation as an official equipment reseller in Japan.

Merrithew is building on its more than 30 years of success as a leading manufacturer and innovator of Pilates equipment and accessories, sharing with one of the most booming fitness markets in the world its best-in-class Reformers, Cadillacs, Stability Chairs and Barrels which are recognized worldwide as The Professional’s Choice for their versatility, durability, and high quality.

A partnership with THINK Fitness will make it easier and more convenient for fitness professionals, studio and gym owners and at-home fitness enthusiasts in Japan to purchase Merrithew’s premium equipment and to cater to the growing demand for Pilates and mind-body solutions.

Merrithew’s equipment is designed to complement its world-class education programs, STOTT PILATES®, ZEN•GA®, Total Barre®, Halo® Training, Merrithew Fascial Movement and CORE Athletic Conditioning and Performance Training.

THINK Fitness CEO, Eiji Tezuka reflects on the consumer benefits that follow from an alliance between to the two companies:

“We’re delighted to become Merrithew’s first official reseller in Japan,” he says. We see a great opportunity to build awareness about the benefits of Pilates among fitness enthusiasts throughout the country. As a Merrithew partner that has been in the fitness industry for more than 35 years, we’re excited to introduce the advantage of Merrithew products to more people in Japan and further develop the popularity of Pilates.”

Merrithew President and CEO, Lindsay G. Merrithew, echoes his excitement: “The benefits of mindful movement have never been more important. We’re thrilled to announce the partnership between Merrithew and THINK Fitness and share Merrithew’s premium equipment and world-class education offerings more widely in Japan. We welcome THINK Fitness into Merrithew’s global community with optimism about all we can accomplish together by making exceptional mind-body fitness available to more and more people in Asia.”

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About THINK Fitness

THINK Fitness Corporation was founded in 1986 and is located in Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan. A one-stop fitness solution that is unparalleled in Japan, Think Fitness operates a Gold’s Gym Franchise and is a distributor of a range of high-quality fitness equipment and nutrition supplements in Japan.

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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トロント、オンタリオ州 – – 日本の公式器具販売代理店としてTHINKフィットネスコーポレーションとパートナーシップを結び、その後もアジアにおけるMerrithewの進出は継続しています。

Merrithewは、世界で最も急成長しているフィットネス市場の1つにおいてクラス最高のReformers, Cadillacs, Stability Chairs とBarrelsを共有し、Pilates機器とアクセサリーの大手メーカーおよびイノベーターとして30年以上の成功を収めています。Merrithewが提供するプログラムは、その多様性、耐久性、品質の高さにおいて The Professional’s Choiceとして認識されています。


Merrithewの器具は、STOTT PILATES®ZEN•GA®Total Barre®Halo® TrainingMerrithew Fascial MovementCORE Athletic Conditioning及びPerformance Trainingなどの世界クラスの各種教育プログラムに対応すべく設計されています。



Merrithewの社長およびCEOであるLindsay G. Merrithewは、彼の意気込みを次のように述べています。「マインドフルな動きの利点は、かつてないほど重要になって来ています。MerrithewとTHINKフィットネスのパートナーシップを発表し、Merrithewのプレミアム機器と世界クラスの教育サービスを日本で幅広く共有できることを大変嬉しく思います。THINKフィットネスをMerrithewのグローバルコミュニティに迎え入れ、アジアでますます多くの方々が優れた心身のフィットネスを利用できるようになることで、私たちは共に多くのことを達成できると信じています」





Merrithew®は、マインド-ボディの教育と器具におけるグローバルリーダーです。1988年の創業以来、世界各地で70,000名以上のインストラクターおよびパートナーにトレーニングを提供し、STOTT PILATES®ZEN•GA®Total Barre®Halo® TrainingMerrithew Fascial MovementおよびCORE Athletic Conditioning & Performance Trainingなど、6つの画期的な教育プログラムを開発してきました。さらに、個人およびプロが使用できるスタジオ用、自宅用の豊富な器具やアクセサリー製作に携わり、豊富な製品ラインアップを揃えています。

2020年には、MerrithewはMerrithew Connectの提供を開始しました。これは新しい独自のPilates、フィットネス、心身のワークアウトと、国際的に認められたプレゼンターチームによるトレーニングを特徴とするビデオストリーミングプラットフォームです。