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Can-Fit-Pro and STOTT PILATES® team up
to establish Pilates world record

August 5, 2008

 

TORONTO - Can-Fit-Pro and STOTT PILATES® invite fitness enthusiasts to break the Guinness World Record for the Largest Pilates Class. The class will take place on Saturday, August 16 at 5:15 p.m. at the third annual Can-Fit-Pro Consumer Fitness & Wellness Show. Held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, in South Building, Hall F, this record attempt will be the grand finale of the show, in an attempt to create fitness history.

Consumers are invited to bring a Pilates mat - or buy one at the event - and join the 25-minute workout hosted by STOTT PILATES co-founders Moira Merrithew and Lindsay G. Merrithew. The class is free with registration to the consumer show or $10 without show registration and will be led by Moira, who is internationally recognized as a top Pilates educator, with Lindsay leading the development of the company's innovative equipment line. STOTT PILATES is the world's leading full-service Pilates company and celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.

Known internationally as a leading health and fitness education provider and celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, Can-Fit-Pro has grown even further to attract a new market: fitness consumers. At the Can-Fit-Pro Consumer Fitness & Wellness Show taking place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, fitness consumers can enjoy a full day of amazing sessions, lectures, and activities to learn more about worthwhile issues such as nutrition, body image, wellness, exercise, and more.

"The creation of a new world record is an exciting way to celebrate the milestone of our 20th anniversary," said Lindsay G. Merrithew, president and CEO of STOTT PILATES. "Pilates beginners and veterans alike will love this once-in-a-lifetime experience to create fitness history."

To request a media pass for the Can-Fit-Pro Consumer Fitness & Wellness Show, please contact Erika Vanderheijden at Erika@canfitpro.com or call at (416) 493-3515, ext 233. More information about the show is available at http://www.canfitpro.com/eng/consumerwellness/.

About Can-Fit-Pro:
Can-Fit-Pro is the largest provider of education in the Canadian fitness industry. Delivering quality education, certification, conferences, trade shows, and membership services, Can-Fit-Pro now has over 17,000 members and continues to grow. Can-Fit-Pro members include some of the world's most renowned fitness professionals, health club operators, industry suppliers, and fitness consumers.

About STOTT PILATES:
STOTT PILATES®, a subsidiary of the Merrithew Corporation, is a full-service organization that provides high-caliber Pilates education, videos and equipment worldwide. Founded in Toronto in 1988 by Lindsay G. Merrithew and Moira Merrithew, the company's mission is to promote the benefits of mind-body fitness across the globe.


Media Contacts:

Can-Fit-Pro
Erika Vanderheijden
erika@canfitpro.com,
www.canfitpro.com
(416) 493-3515 ext 233 or 1-800-5622 ext. 233

STOTT PILATES
Lisa Marchitto
lisa.marchitto@stottpilates.com
416-482-4050 x265


 

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