Stott Pilates

Stott Pilates Certification - Long Beach, CA
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STOTT PILATES® Certification - The Gold Standard in Pilates


Based on the original principles of the Pilates method, STOTT PILATES is a contemporary version of the exercise technique that embraces the body’s neutral spine or natural curvature. STOTT PILATES is anatomy-centric and focused on the "why" of each exercise.

In addition to encouraging a neutral spine in practice, STOTT PILATES modifies the order of some exercise sequences and uses props to help clients be better prepared for their Pilates practice. STOTT PILATES uses the same breathing, fluid movement, and concentration techniques in traditional Pilates.

Why STOTT PILATES over other Certifications?

STOTT PILATES is widely regarded as one of the best Pilates certification programs in the world.  It is commonly referred to as the "Ivy League" of Pilates Education and the "Gold Standard" of Certifications.  Here are some reasons why:

  1. Evidence-based approach: STOTT PILATES is based on scientific research and a deep understanding of anatomy and biomechanics. This evidence-based approach ensures that instructors are trained to deliver safe and effective Pilates workouts to clients.
  2. Focus on injury prevention: STOTT PILATES places a strong emphasis on injury prevention. Instructors are trained to understand the potential risks of Pilates exercises and how to modify them to suit each client's individual needs. This helps to reduce the risk of injury and ensure that clients receive the maximum benefits from their Pilates practice.
  3. Comprehensive training: The STOTT PILATES certification program covers a wide range of Pilates exercises and equipment, including matwork, reformer, Cadillac, chair, barrel, and small props. This comprehensive training ensures that instructors have the knowledge and skills needed to design and deliver effective Pilates workouts to clients of all levels.
  4. High standards: STOTT PILATES has a rigorous certification process and high standards for its instructors. This ensures that clients receive high-quality Pilates instruction and that the STOTT PILATES brand is maintained.
  5. Global recognition: STOTT PILATES is a well-known and respected brand in the Pilates community and is recognized globally. Instructors trained in the STOTT PILATES method can work in any country and have a strong reputation for delivering high-quality Pilates instruction.
  6. Continued education: STOTT PILATES provides ongoing education opportunities for its instructors, ensuring that they are up-to-date with the latest research and trends in Pilates. This helps to keep instructors motivated and provides them with new ideas and techniques to incorporate into their Pilates instruction.

STOTT PILATES is a comprehensive, evidence-based, and globally recognized Pilates certification program. Its focus on injury prevention, comprehensive training, high standards, and continued education make it one of the best Pilates certification programs in the world. If you are interested in becoming a Pilates instructor, STOTT PILATES is an excellent choice.

LiveMetta Pilates

As the only studios in the Los Angeles, Orange County, and Long Beach areas licensed for STOTT PILATES Certification, you can be assured you will receive the highest level of professional education and support as you take this new step in your life.

Our instructors are the best and most experienced in delivering the high-quality and challenging instruction required to succeed in attaining STOTT PILATES Certification and becoming the best instructor possible.

Whether you are seeking the full STOTT PILATES Certification, Certification in just Mat or Reformer, looking for continuing education credits to maintain Certification or you want to increase your knowledge with a specific course, LiveMetta Pilates has what you need!

Courses and Workshops are available in Long Beach, Beverly Hills, Pasadena, Tustin, Orange, Newport Beach, Laguna Niguel and Claremont, California. Programs are held in our beautiful Pilates and fitness studio and we are conveniently located, offer ample, free parking, and provide state-of-the-art equipment.

Learn more about STOTT PILATES Certification and how to get started with LiveMetta Pilates Education:

Where Do I Start?

Not sure what to do first? We can definitely help you.  Start here!

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Join our  team of STOTT PILATES Instructor Trainers and get trained by the best.  This page will explain what's included in every course we offer and the upcoming dates.

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Pricing and Policies

This page explains the fees associated with STOTT PILATES Certification.   It also explains our important policies regarding certification.

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Reviews and Exams

The final step in our certification program is your exam.   Here you will find all of the upcoming dates for exams and also for review sessions to help you prepare.

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STOTT PILATES Workshops are open to everyone.  For STOTT PILATES Certified Instructors, taking approved workshops for Continuing Education is how to keep your certification current each year.  We also welcome all instructors and Pilates enthusiasts to join us to learn new content and to enhance your current practice.

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Specialty Tracks

All Certified STOTT PILATES Instructors are eligible to become Specialists in various areas of study, like Athletic Conditioning, Pre-Post Natal, Post-Rehabilitative Conditioning and more by taking STOTT PILATES workshops specially designed for each track.

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