STOTT PILATES® Instructor Training

Be Pilates Studio is New Zealand’s only Merrithew™ Licensed Training Centre, offering full certification in the STOTT PILATES® & Total Barre™ method throughout New Zealand.

Globally recognized as The Professional’s Choice™, our signature STOTT PILATES® education method is unparalleled in the industry for its thoroughness and quality.  With the universal quest for longevity, an aging population, and the importance of combating obesity at an all-time high, people are seeking long-term health and lifestyle solutions. As the Leaders in Mindful Movement™, Merrithew helps instructors gain knowledge that will meet these needs.

We know that quality education goes a long way when trying to obtain new clients. Our curriculum, based on our tried and true philosophy that effective and responsible exercise is the foundation to a better lifestyle regardless of age of fitness level, is continually updated to ensure it complies with the latest modern exercise science and is relevant to fitness and health professionals, facility operators and clients.

Enhance your knowledge and expertise and increase your client base with a contemporary Pilates repertoire. You’ll be taught by an experienced Instructor Trainer, named Sharon Currie, who will mentor you on your education path. Our training has often been called the “Ivy League” of Pilates education. It’s a reputation that we are proud of and a philosophy and method you can build a career on.

Our programs provide a balanced and thorough blend of theory, observation and practical experience to help you master the repertoire.

You can pick and choose your preferred courses to support your career ambitions – register for either individual courses or complete your full certification with STOTT PILATES® in New Zealand.

Which course to attend?

Matwork & Props Instructor?

STOTT PILATES® Intensive Matwork Plus (IMP) Course – Level 1
STOTT PILATES® Advanced Matwork (AM) Course – Level 2

Equipment Instructor?

Reformer Courses
STOTT PILATES® Intensive Reformer Course (IR) Course – Level 1
STOTT PILATES® Advanced Reformer Course (AR) Course – Level 2

Cadillac Courses
STOTT PILATES® Intensive Cadillac Course (Level 1)
STOTT PILATES® Advanced Cadillac Course (Level 2)

Stability Chair Courses
STOTT PILATES® Intensive Chair Course (Level 1)
STOTT PILATES® Advanced Chair Course (Level 2)

Barrels Courses
STOTT PILATES® Intensive Barrels Course (Level 1)
STOTT PILATES® Advanced Barrels Course (Level 2)

Programming Course for Injuries & Special Populations
STOTT PILATES® Injuries & Special Populations Course


STOTT PILATES® Workshops: click here for details or see calendar

Please note: private courses for individual or groups can be booked to accommodate specific training schedule dates/requirements.


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