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Merrithew™ Symposium Comes To Australia In 2017

Leisure Concepts is excited to announce the 2017 MERRITHEW™ Australian Symposium in Melbourne, VIC.

The Symposium will be held at Crown Melbourne, located in the Southbank precinct alongside the Yarra River, just 24km from Melbourne Airport and within walking distance to the CBD and many of the city’s premier arts and sporting facilities.

Courses and Workshops take place from 3 to 5 February and are all being taught by MERRITHEW™ Master Instructor Trainers; Moira Merrithew, PJ O’Clair and Kim Kraushar.  Sessions include courses and workshops for ZEN●GA®, Total Barre™, STOTT PILATES® and the brand new MERRITHEW Fascial Movement Instructor Course.

As this is the first time in three years MERRITHEW™ has brought its Symposium to Australia, places are expected to fill up fast.  Early Bird Registration closes on 9th December 2016 with regular registration closing 10th January 2017 and late registration on the day if places are still available.

The Symposium is also a fantastic opportunity to purchase equipment, with discounts of up to 25 per cent on all Symposium stock purchased prior to the event.  Equipment available includes V2 Max Plus Reformer Bundles with Rotational Diskboard, Stability Barres and a huge variety of accessories including studio staples such as toning balls, stability balls and foam rollers.

For more information or to register for this event contact Leisure Concepts on 1300 911 441.

Moira Merrithew

Moira Merrithew, together with President and CEO of MERRITHEW™, Lindsay G. Merrithew, has spent over two decades promoting the benefits of responsible exercise through their branded programming. Together with her team, they ensure all programming is aligned with current scientific and biomechanical research. In addition to overseeing the Education Department, Moira is a content creator and featured performer in the extensive DVD series. A published author and media personality, she presents at numerous fitness industry events all over the globe. After an accomplished career as principal dancer with the City Ballet of Toronto and the Atlantic Ballet Company, Moira Merrithew went on to retrain and certify as a Pilates instructor under the tutelage of Romana Kryzanowska at the original studio founded by the late Joseph H. Pilates.

PJ O’Clair

MERRITHEW™ Master Instructor Trainer PJ O’Clair has been a leader and consultant in the fitness industry for more than 25 years. A valuable member of the programming team, PJ specializes in STOTT PILATES®, Total Barre™ and ZEN•GA™ Mindful Movement and is the owner, president and educational director of US-based Northeast Pilates, a STOTT PILATES Licensed Training Centre. She is a featured performer and instructor in numerous fitness videos including over 30 titles with MERRITHEW.

PJ won the prestigious IDEA Program Director of the Year Award in 2008 and was a finalist in 2007. She is a sought-after speaker and consultant at fitness conferences and spas worldwide – and has written numerous articles for industry publications. No matter where she goes, PJ takes her trademark enthusiasm, and dynamic personality with her.

Kim Kraushar

Kim has built an impressive reputation as an expert and leader in the health and wellness industry. She is a MERRITHEW™ Master Instructor Trainer and an integral member of the Programming/Education team, representing STOTT PILATES®, ZEN•GA™, CORE™ Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training™, and Total Barre™ programming. Kim is the proud owner of one of the first STOTT PILATES Licensed Training Centres in Canada.

She presents on behalf of MERRITHEW throughout the US and internationally at conferences and trade events, and is featured in several new MERRITHEW DVD releases. Kim studied at York University where she received her B.F.A. in Dance/B.Ed. and completed her B.Sc. Kinesiology at Dalhousie University. She is also a Yamuna Body Rolling Certified Instructor Trainer, and Certified Franklin Method Instructor.



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