The Dynamic Duo

The Dynamic Duo

Delightful, dynamic and dedicated are some adjectives that describe twin sisters Katherine and Kimberly Corp, the owners and operators of Pilates on Fifth, a very successful Pilates studio in the heart of New York City. I had the opportunity to speak with them in April and found them to also be forthcoming, entrepreneurial and fun. There don’t seem to be enough hours in the day to accomplish all that the Corp sisters manage. Not only do they own their studio, a nearly 6,000 square foot facility, they also train clients, are educators of Pilates instructors and they also own an internet driven company called Ultimate Pilates Workouts, a membership site where one can gain access to a multitude of Pilates workouts. And there... Continue ...

Posted on June 16, 2009 By

Interview with Lindsay and Moira Merrithew

Interview with Lindsay and Moira Merrithew

Lindsay and Moira Merrithew have been positively influencing the Pilates industry for over 20 years since founding STOTT PILATES®. Their passion and energy for this amazing form of exercise continues on a journey to make it more accessible and mainstream. They both agree that there is still a lot of awareness needed for Pilates. They have truly taken Pilates to all aspects of the community through their many programs. There are 210 STOTT PILATES Instructor Trainers, 55 Licensed Training Centers and 17,000 trained instructors world-wide. Not only have they created a Professional Series of DVDs, but they also have an At Home series included in their collection of over 120 titles. STOTT PILATES attends 35 trade shows each year,... Continue ...

Posted on July 23, 2008 By

STOTT PILATES® Celebrating Twenty Years

STOTT PILATES® Celebrating Twenty Years

Necessity is the mother of all invention. That is what Lindsay and Moira Merrithew learned when they first started in the Pilates industry in the mid-1980s. Moira needed a reformer to train her clients so Lindsay designed one. Twenty years and a lot of reformers later, the Merrithews, founders of STOTT PILATES ® are instrumental individuals in the Pilates industry. Download the PDF about the Merrithews and the history of STOTT PILATES ® in an article published in the January/February 2008 issue of Fitness Business Canada. It’s a very interesting article. AKPC_IDS += "113,"; Continue ...

Posted on April 24, 2008 By