certifications and training

2016 -Merrithew Health & Fitness (STOTT PILATES®) Workshops/Continuing Education

  • Optimization of the Shoulder Complex
  • Prenatal Pilates on the Reformer

2016 – Registered Naturotherapist in good standing of the Association des Naturotherapeutes du Quebec (ANQ).



2015 – IDEA World Inspiration Medal winner (from ZEN•GA™ Foundations: Full Body Integration with Kim Kraushar)

Kim Kraushar and me, IDEA World 2015, Inspiration Medal winner

2015 – Merrithew Health & Fitness (STOTT PILATES®) Workshops/Continuing Education

  • STOTT PILATES®: Conditioning Towel Workout (Moira Merrithew & Sarah Jarvis)
  • STOTT PILATES®: Athletic Conditioning on the Arc Barrel (Moira Merrithew & Sarah Jarvis)
  • STOTT PILATES® Stability Barrel: Create Balance & Control (Moira Merrithew & Sarah Jarvis)
  • ZEN•GA™ Foundations: Full Body Integration (Kim Kraushar)

2015 – Other Workshops

  • Barre Skillz (Tricia Murphy-Madden)
  • Functional Flexibility and Fascia Fitness (Leslee Bender)
  • The Fluidity® Barre Workout (Michelle Austin & Tanya Badgley)
  • JG FIT™ Circuit Party 2015 (John Garey)
  • Strategies to Stop Joint Pain Series—Lower-Body MELT® (Sue Hitzmann)
  • The MELT® Self-Treatment Experience (Sue Hitzmann)
  • Barre-LESS Fusion, by Vibram® (Stacey Lei Krauss)
  • TRX® for Healthy Aging (PJ O’Clair)
  • Pilates Fit! (Kathryn Coyle)
  • Realign With Resistance Bands (Farel Hruska)

2015 – IDEA Health & Fitness Association Member and IDEA World Fitness Convention Attendee

2014 – Merrithew Health & Fitness (STOTT PILATES®) Workshops/Continuing Education

  • STOTT PILATES® Extreme Pilates: Athletic Conditioning on the Mat (Laureen Dubeau)
  • Total Barre™ Endurance 2 (Leslie Wall)
  • STOTT PILATES® Flexion-Free Workshop (Laureen Dubeau)
  • ZEN•GA™ Fluid Conditioning with the Mini Stability Ball™ (Carol Burnham)
  • ZEN•GA™ Flowing Sequences (Carol Burnham)
  • STOTT PILATES® Intense Sculpting Challenge (Wayne Seeto)

2014 – Other Workshops

  • The Booty Barre® (Laura Lynne)
  • LeBARRE (Jenn Hall)
  • Barre Above 2014 (Leslee Bender)
  • TRX® Training for Active Seniors (Fraser Quelch)
  • TRX® Power Stretch (Dan McDonogh)

2014 – Canfitpro Member (Canadian Fitness Professionals) and CanFitPro Conference Attendee


2013 – STOTT PILATES® Certified Instructor for Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, Levels 1 & 2, Injuries & Special Populations

Rachel Santos Full Certification Stott Pilates Instructor Montreal

2013 – GROOVE certification


2011 – STOTT PILATES® Certified Instructor for Matwork, Levels 1 & 2

2003 – Bachelor of Arts, Dance; Minor, Musical Theatre – San Jose State University, California

2001 – Haws Award for Excellence in Performance – SJSU Department of Dance


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