Training Workshops: 2014

PNWP offers 2014 summer and fall workshops in Portland, Oregon and Tacoma, Washington. Workshop descriptions & schedule can be found here. 

Pilates instructors, you can select from a range of workshops that will enhance your professional credibility and personal satisfaction.

Secure your spot by calling PNWP at 503-292-4409. 

Note:  Annual CEC requirement is .6 (6 hours).

          September STOTT PILATES Workshop with                                Melanie Byford-Young in Portland, Oregon 

Foot and Gait: Two-day, four-part, 10-hour workshop that covers the phases of gait, functional requirements for proper gait, consequences of altered movement or strength, gait analysis and assessment, program and Pilates intervention, and reassessment to evaluate effectiveness of exercises. Saturday, September 13, 2014, 1:30-4:30 p.m.; 4-7 p.m. Sunday, September 14, 2014, 9-11 a.m.; 12-3 p.m. Cost: $425

Read a special message from Melanie about her Foot and Gait workshop. 

 PNWP offers a variety of specialized workshops to fulfill your 2014 CEC requirements and sharpen your professional skills. Each 2-hour workshop is worth .2 CECs and costs $125.

September Specialty Weekend, Portland, Oregon

Post-Rehabilitative Specialty Track

STOTT PILATES Programming for Osteoporosis Management

Saturday,  September 27, 2014, noon-2 p.m. (.2 CECs)

Clients with osteoporosis face genuine issues when looking for a suitable exercise program. Learn the causation of osteoporosis, the different forms of the condition and how they will affect your client. Use the biomechanical foundation of STOTT PILATES® to discover how to create effective programs that address the specific needs of this population. Explore how balance and resistance props can effectively assist clients and offer myriad modifications and variations to a Matwork routine. Case study work will challenge your understanding of osteoporosis and potential programming solutions for their obstacles will be presented. This workshop counts towards the Active Aging Specialty Track and the Post-Rehabiliation Conditioning Track.

STOTT PILATES  Programming for Scoliosis Management FILLED    Please call to join wait list

Saturday, September 27, 2014,  2:30-4:30 p.m. (.2 CECs)

Design a suitable exercise program for scoliosis clients by understanding different forms of the condition and how each effects stability and mobility. Explore how the fundamentals of STOTT PILATES can benefit clients who have simple or complex curvature of the spine. Learn to create effective programs that address specific needs, using portable balance and resistance equipment.

“Sweating for Your CECs” in December, Portland, Oregon

Valuable topics in worthwhile workshops—just in time to satisfy annual CEC requirements.

STOTT PILATES Matwork for Men

Monday, December 1, 2014, 1-3 p.m. (.2 CECs)

A mat workout that is not for the faint of heart. This is a full-body workout that athletes swear by for sports conditioning, cross training and a strong, injury-resistant core. Every last muscle will feel this challenging routine that uses toning balls and innovative exercise to focus on precision and control.

STOTT PILATES Matwork for Golf, Level 1

Wednesday, December 3, 2014,  11 a.m. – 1 p.m. (.2 CECs)

This workout, developed by the Merrithew Health and Fitness team, is designed specifically for golfers looking to increase club head speed and get more distance on the drive. Learn specifically chosen and modified STOTT PILATES Matwork exercises, which work on increasing focus and body awareness, isolating crucial core muscles and combining the elements of strength with flexibility. Trainers can use this workout to benefit any level golfer from amateur to professional.

STOTT PILATES Athletic Conditioning on the Cardio-Tramp Rebounder

Friday, December 5, 2014, 3-5 p.m. (.2 CECs)

In this workshop, developed by the Merrithew Health and Fitness™ team, participants learn innovative new programming on the STOTT PILATES® Reformer and Cardio-Tramp™ Rebounder. The workout, designed to stimulate both cardiovascular and muscular effectiveness is ideal for both the recreational and professional athlete. Discover how to combine progressive plyometric intervals, varying both in length and intensity, with muscular strength and endurance moves on the vertical mini trampoline. The routine features non-traditional Pilates exercises that use the incredible diversity of the Reformer to effectively train both concentric and eccentric muscular ability.

STOTT PILATES Golf Conditioning on the V2 Max Plus Reformer

Saturday,  December 6, 2014, 1-3 p.m. (.2 CECs)

There are few pieces of fitness equipment that can help golfers realize the same off-course training benefits as the STOTT PILATES® V2 Max Plus™ Reformer. Discover how to use the unique features of this groundbreaking unit to perform specially designed Reformer-based exercises that raise a client’s golf game to a new level. With a better understanding of the conditioning requirements of golfers, these exercises, developed by the Merrithew Health and Fitness™ team, can help improve balance and flexibility while enhancing core stability and body awareness. The height adjustable vertical pulley system allows exercises to be performed in sitting, kneeling and even standing positions to create a workout never possible before. This workshop counts towards the Golf Conditioning Specialty Track.

Exam Prep Workshop 2015 (tbd)

Exam Prep Workshop Schedule Overview

Expert Support to Prepare for Your Exams 

Interactive study weekends are designed to help students sharpen skills and build confidence in preparation for the STOTT PILATES® certification exams.  Students get the chance to ask questions, review key material and practice teaching their skills. 

Basic Principles Review & Supervised Practice Session  Friday, 2pm – 4pm Postural Analysis Review  Saturday, 12:15pm – 2:15pm Anatomy Review Saturday, 2:30pm – 4:30pm Supervised Practice Session  Sunday, 10:30am – 1:30pm