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STOTT PILATES®   Leaders in Mindful Movement™.

STOTT Pilates is a contemporary approach to the original Pilates method. Founded on its original concepts, Lindsay and Moira Merrithew, in collaboration with physical therapists, sports medicine and exercise professionals, dissected and perfected this unique exercise form into a comprehensive, systematic, contemporary approach to the original teachings.  Founded in 1988, the internationally acclaimed STOTT Pilates exercise and line of equipment is being constantly refined.  

STOTT Pilates incorporates modern exercise principles, and applies proven and accepted practices in biomechanics, rehabilitation and athletic performance enhancement – making it safe and effective. STOTT Pilates is recognized as The Professional’s Choice by studios, fitness facilities, Fitness professionals and the consumer market worldwide.  

STOTT Pilates restores the natural curves of the spine and balances muscles around the joints. More emphasis is placed on pelvic and scapular stabilization, and integration of the whole body. Preparatory exercises and modifications makes it appropriate for many different body types and abilities, for sport-specific training and everyday life.


Five Basic Principles form the foundation of the method. Whether performed on a mat or on reformer equipment, application of the following biomechanical principles will ensure maximum benefits.

Breathing, Pelvic Placement, Ribcage Placement, Scapular Movement, and Head & Cervical Spine Placement. 

                                                                                                                                                   For more information, visit www.merrithew.com