Training Workshops


Time is running out to register for 2014 CECs. We have spots available in one. just added, .2 CECs workshop. Note:  Annual CEC requirement is .6 (6 hours)

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

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


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.

NEW!   STOTT PILATES® Athletic Conditioning on Stability Cushions™

Tuesday, December 2, 2014, noon – 2 p.m. (.2 CECs)  2 spots left

Discover a new and intensive core training workout, developed by the Merrithew Health and Fitness™ team, featuring the Stability Cushions™. Controlling instability with a pair of cushioned disks requires activation of the stabilizing muscles of the torso, shoulders and hips. Exercises are designed to elicit greater proprioceptive awareness and recruit the deep support systems of the whole body while developing greater coordination and control. Discover a new facet to Matwork programs that increase body awareness and core stability in movements that bridge the gap between simple core training routines and functional movement patterns necessary in athletic conditioning.

STOTT PILATES Matwork for Golf, Level 1   FULL

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 FULL

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  FULL

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 (scheduled for June 19-21, 2015)

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, 2 – 4 p.m.

Postural Analysis Review 
Saturday, 12:15 – 2:15 p.m.

Anatomy Review
Saturday, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Supervised Practice Session 
Sunday, 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.