Largest Pilates class-world record set by Can-Fit-Pro
and Stott Pilates
TORONTO, Canada -- A total of 623 fitness enthusiasts
of all ages and abilities, led by Moira Merrithew, co-founder
Stott Pilates, gathered at the Toronto Convention
Centre, to participate in a Pilates class-setting the world
record for the Largest Pilates class.
"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
The World’s Largest Pilates Class was
held in celebration of Can-Fit-Pro’s
15th and Stott
Pilates’ 20th anniversaries. Pilates is a rapidly-growing
fitness activity with more than 10.7 million people in North
America participating in some form of Pilates, according to
the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association.
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.
is the largest provider of education in the Canadian fitness
members include some of the world's most renowned fitness
professionals, health club operators, industry suppliers,
and fitness consumers.
Wednesday, August 20, 2008