Pilates Overview

The following Five Basic Principles form the foundation of the method from which our education and all of our programming is developed. Whether performed on a mat or on specialized equipment, application of the following biomechanical principles will ensure the realization of maximum benefits from Pilates exercises:
  • Breathing
  • Pelvic placement
  • Rib cage placement
  • Scapular movement
  • Head & cervical spine placement

STOTT Pilates at a Glance
STOTT PILATES® is a contemporary
approach to the original exercise
method pioneered by the late Joseph Pilates.
Joseph Pilates Quote
During the early 20th century, Pilates movement founder
Joseph Pilates spoke about the movements he designed:
  “In 10 sessions you will feel the difference, 
in 20 you will see the difference, 
and in 30 you’ll be on your way
to having a whole new body.”

Lindsay and Moira Merrithew, along with a team of physical therapists, sports medicine and fitness professionals, have spent over two decades refining the acclaimed STOTT PILATES® method of exercise and line of equipment. The refined method resulted in the inclusion of modern principles of exercise science and Rehabilitation – making it one of the safest and most effective methods available. STOTT PILATES® is recognized as The Professional’s Choice by studios, fitness facilities, fitness professionals and the consumer market worldwide.
Some of the Benefits You Will Enjoy Include:
  • Flatten, tone and strengthen abs
  • Longer, leaner muscles
  • Improve posture
  • Prevent injury
  • Increase circulation, relieve tension
  • Enhance body awareness
  • Balance strength with flexibility
  • Heighten concentration
  • Enhance athletic performance
  • Boost self-esteem