Continuing Education Workshops

Teacher Training

Expand your training
and knowledge

With over 150 workshops to choose from, our introductory and continuing education workshops supplement your current training and are not limited to Merrithew Certified Instructors. 

Workshops are continually updated with the latest information to meet the changing needs of our instructors. They cover everything from the Fundamentals, Sport and Athletic Conditioning, to Rehabilitation and Special Populations. 

Conferences

Our annual conferences, the INSPIRE Conference and CEC Scramble take place in May and November respectively.  We host some of the best instructor trainers in the business and offer a variety of workshops and continuing education certifications at each event.

Workshops

Depending on the length of the workshop you choose (from 1.5 to 6 hours), increasingly more material is covered and a greater emphasis is placed on exercise modifications, strategies for designing effective programs and development of cueing, eye training and correcting skills.

Total Barre­™

In our Total Barre workshops you will learn how to apply the comprehensive alignment principles concept used in all programs. The initial component of the course reviews basic fascial anatomy and physiology.
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You will explore the latest research findings on the neuromyofascial skeletal system. The application component of the course introduces movement variables including Bounce, Sense, Expand and Hydrate; and shows how they can be applied to all forms of exercise including Pilates, yoga, dance, athletic conditioning, sports performance, and rehabilitation.

Zen.ga®

This mindful movement workout, developed by the Merrithew Health & Fitness™ team, is based on the foundation that proper breathing is the key to a healthy, nourished and vibrant body.
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We use the breath to activate movement from the inside-out so we can concentrate on optimizing the core connection and mobility of the spine, hips and shoulder girdle.

Halo®

Halo® Training is a multi-functional and three-dimensional exercise program that incorporates the science of core-integrated bodyweight training with the use of the Halo® Trainer Plus and Stability Ball™.
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The program offers exercises that follow unique progressions or regressions designed to increase functional strength and stability for a client at any level of condition from rehab through to athletic performance training.

STOTT PILATES®

STOTT PILATES® is unparalleled in the industry for its thoroughness and quality. Build your career on this contemporary Pilates repertoire that has been coined the “Ivy League” of Pilates education.
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The program offers exercises that follow unique progressions or regressions designed to increase functional strength and stability for a client at any level of condition from rehab through to athletic performance training.

Training Schedule

Specialty Tracks

We offer a variety of specialty track workshops to help strengthen your fitness portfolio and differentiate yourself in your field.  CEC’s can also be earned by attending these workshops.

Post-Rehabilitation Conditioning

For clients with injuries or special conditions – zero in on areas of the body which are most commonly injured. Learn to help your clients maintain strength after rehab and prevent future injuries.

Pre- & Post-natal

Take moms-to-be from traditional Matwork to variations that address their changing bodies. Learn appropriate exercise adaptations taking individual factors into consideration such as fitness level and health concerns.

Active
for Life

Specialized programming for the active aging population – learn to adapt the STOTT PILATES Principles and exercises for the active Boomers and older adults. Address issues such as restricted mobility.

Athletic Conditioning

For those who work with very fit and accomplished athletes – learn to improve strength, power and agility, while challenging unilateral movement, weight transference and torso rotation. Take your clients to a new level of athletic performance.

Golf Conditioning

Give your clients that extra edge. Learn exercises designed to increase strength, balance, flexibility and power. Condition the entire body, enhance core stability and body awareness to help boost performance on and off the green.

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