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Pilates Empowerment Summit Moves to Miami!

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PES NOW IN MIAMI

Join us at this year's Pilates Empowerment Summit (PES) in Miami! Experience two days with over 50 sessions led by top Pilates Master Instructors and industry leaders. Join hundreds of Pilates professionals and enthusiasts for our most dynamic and inspiring summit yet. We are especially excited to announce Lolita San Miguel as a key presenter this year!

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GREAT RATES

This year's PES is in a whole new venue in Miami with new lower rates and more free amenities! Save big on registration for the month of February. The sooner you register, the more you will save! At the beginning of each month – the price increases $10 for a full-weekend registration.

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EARN AND LEARN

Earn all 14 of your Peak Pilates® CEC's at the summit! And earn ACE and PMA CEC/CEUs with over 50+ sessions. Gain the knowledge and skills to be the best, most qualified instructor in your area.

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GET AN EARLY START

Push your limits, break through boundaries and increase your marketability with our pre-conference sessions. Get the inside networking track with the best in the business.

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VOLUNTEER WITH US

Volunteer to help with PES and you'll not only get free admission to the show (a $249 value), but you'll also get the opportunity to earn all of your CECs for free. Click on ‘Learn More' to submit a simple application to join the crew!

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HOT DEALS

Explore the Peak Pilates® Store and get great deals on all merchandise, accessories and demo equipment. Reserve used session equipment during the January sign-up and save up to 30% while supplies last. That's 15-20% more savings than if you purchase at the event!

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Experience The Most Engaging Pilates Conference Of The year

In its third year now, PES continues to offer classical tracks as well as new, innovative programming and inspiration for Pilates professionals and dedicated enthusiasts.

The Pilates Empowerment Summit features more than 50 sessions including Peak Pilates® education and sessions delivered by top level Master Instructors such as Zoey Trap, Connie Borho and Kathryn Coyle, as well as a variety of other top industry leading presenters including Kathy Corey, Michael Fritzke and Ton Voogt and more.

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GREAT RATES

This year's PES is in a whole new venue in Miami with new lower rates and more free amenities! Save big on registration for the month of January. The sooner you register, the more you will save! At the beginning of each month – the price increases $10 for a full-weekend registration.

February

Single Day $149

Full Weekend $219

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March

Single Day $149

Full Weekend $229

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April

Single Day $149

Full Weekend $239

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May

Single Day $149

Full Weekend $249

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Get Connected with our exclusive Pre & Post-Conference Events.

Come to PES a day early or stay an extra day and you'll get the inside track on our Pre & Post-Conference sessions hosted by the best Master Instructors in the world. With smaller session sizes and personalized attention, you'll maximize the weekend with hands-on training, while earning CECs. So come early or stay longer for pre and post-conference sessions, get connected, and start the weekend right! Click the session's tittle to learn more.

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EARN YOUR CECs WITH OVER 50+ SESSIONS DESIGNED TO INSPIRE YOUR PASSION FOR PILATES!

This year we have revamped our sessions and have increased the breadth and depth of our offerings – with new classes, new Master Instructors, and more fun and inspiration than ever before. We open our registration in January so connect with us on Social Media to find out when the doors open. You'll want to sign up early to get the best deals and best classes since they fill up fast. And when you sign up early, you'll get bigger discounts on the conference costs. So sign up early, save big, and see you at PES!

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Please join us for these special events during the conference:

Wednesday, May 27 from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pilates Empowerment Summit Opening Mat Class - Moving with the Masters
Make movement matter as an all-star team of our top Peak Pilates® Master Instructors team up to take you through a multi-level mat master class. Feel the power of over 75 years of combined experience; harness the history and the passion, as you discover firsthand why the mat is the method! This is a FREE class for all conference attendees. We have plenty of room for all participants so they just need to show up on the day with a mat and water bottle.

Thursday, May 28 from 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
An Evening with Lolita – keynote speech and reception
Join us for a special event as Pilates Elder Lolita San Miguel shares her personal stories of training directly with Joseph Pilates. Drinks and food will be served from 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM followed by Lolita's presentation.

Peak Pilates Master Instructor Star Search
Thursday & Friday
12:30 to 1:30 , Room TBA
Jump start your Career and become a Peak Pilates® Master Instructor!
We are currently seeking experienced, high-caliber Pilates professionals to join our Master Instructor team and represent the industry’s highest quality classical Pilates training. Take your career to a new level, learn and apply new skills, find new opportunities, and grow your enthusiasm for Pilates. Apply today for the chance to audition at this year’s Pilates Empowerment Summit. Chosen applicants will be invited to the next Peak Pilates MI Camp in 2015!

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Come to Miami for a new PES!

We've changed cities this year to spice it up and to be able to offer the lowest cost! Located in Downtown Miami, the Marriott is a perfect venue for our summit and is in walking distance to the hotspots, entertainment, and nightlife of downtown Miami.

So book early and even extend your stay (and the rates!) for a vacation in Miami. This year's conference is expected to be at full capacity so don't wait long!

Marriott – Biscayne Bay (Event Headquarters Hotel)

1633 N Bayshore Dr
Miami, FL 33132

Hotel Room Rate :$159 plus tax per night.
To make a reservation by phone, please call: (305) 374-3900
To make a reservation online, click here

Hotel Parking – The Marriott offers discounted self-parking at a rate of $20 per night. Visit the WSSC Conference registration desk on-site to receive a voucher for discounted parking.

 

 

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Get Ready For Unbelievable Deals at PES!

Every year we offer new and exciting products at our Peak Pilates® Store at PES, and this year will have more than ever, including showcasing our new Afina™ Collection. And in the Store, there's more products from our sponsors and fitness companies. And best of all you can sign up to buy the show demo equipment at up to 30% savings!

Can't wait? Need a shopping fix now? Then follow the link below to shop on PeakPilates.com

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PPS Deluxe

Reg Price: $5995

Demo Price: $4796   

20% savings

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MVe Chair

Reg Price: $895

Demo Price: $716   

20% savings

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Classic Cadillac

Reg Price: $4,095

Demo Price: $3,480   

15% savings

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Total Workout System

Reg Price: $4895

Demo Price: $4160

15% savings

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High Ladder Barrel 

Reg Price: $1,395

Demo Price: $1,185   

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Low Chair

Reg Price: $995

Demo Price: $845   

15% savings

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FAQ

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In its third year now, PES continues to offer classical tracks as well as new, innovative programming and inspiration for Pilates professionals and dedicated enthusiasts.

A Peak Pilates® original production, PES is the only annual summit that features extraordinary programming, classical education and special events such as the Opening Master Mat class, as well as workshops, sessions and comprehensive intensives. Each year we strive to offer new workshops, programs, and new social and networking options to help bring vitality and renewed inspiration to the Pilates community.

PES is one of the most highly anticipated Pilates and fitness events of the year. It continues to offer classical tracks as well as new, innovative programming and inspiration for Pilates professionals and dedicated enthusiasts. The two day event features more than 50 sessions including Peak Pilates® education and sessions delivered by top level Master Instructors such as Zoey Trap, Connie Borho and Kathryn Coyle, as well as a variety of other top industry leading presenters including Lolita San Miguel, Kathy Corey, Michael Fritzke and Ton Voogt and more. Led by the world's top industry professionals, the PES Conference is the place to be for Pilates education and fun.
Earn all 14 Peak Pilates® CECs at The Summit! PES offers CECs from Peak Pilates®, PMA, ACE, and SPIN®. CEC forms will be available on-site at the registration desk and your Peak Pilates and SPIN CECs will be automatically applied. Please retain the form for your records. If CECs for your certifying organization aren't listed on the CEC sheet, you can petition to be awarded CECs. Contact your certifying organization directly for information.
PES features a price structure that rewards you for registering early. The sooner you register, the more you will save. You will save the most when you register in January and at the beginning of each month. The price increases for full-weekend registrations by $10 each month. To view the full pricing structure, visit the PES pricing section.
We've teamed up with the Marriott to offer a reduced hotel room rate. Plus, attendees get free wifi in your room during the entire event! Visit the travel page of the PES Conference website for more information.
The Marriott offers discounted self-parking at a rate of $20 per night. Visit the PES registration desk on-site to receive a voucher for discounted parking.
No, the event does not take place on the beach but the hotel is situated right along the waterfront. South Beach is a short 15-20 minute trip away.
Yes, you can register onsite, but please note that sessions sell out in advance, so we recommend registering before the weekend. You will not be able to change or drop sessions onsite, but you can attend a session on standby basis.
You can register for up to four sessions per day. Choose from over 50 sessions all weekend long! We also have pre-conference and post-conference sessions available earlier and later in the week.
Yes, visit the PES Facebook page and post on the wall to find a roommate!
The Pilates Shop will offer the latest in Pilates fitness equipment and accessories, education materials, and clothing from Peak Pilates® and other event sponsors.
Go ahead and sign up for another session during that timeslot and on the day of the event you can get in the "standby" line for the session you want. In most cases, we're able to accommodate the standbys as well the ticket holders.
Yes, there is a pre-conference training and two post-conference and workshops that are separate from the main conference registration.
Yes, The Pilates Shop will offer the latest in fitness equipment and accessories, education materials, and clothing from Peak Pilates® and other event sponsors.
Yes, you will have the ability to switch sessions until May 15, 2015. You may do so by logging into your account at peakpilates.com with your username and password and go to the "Education" tab under "My Account."
Prior to March 1, 2015 you may reschedule to another Mad Dogg Athletics workshop/event or receive a full refund.
March 1-May 1, 2015 you may reschedule to another Mad Dogg Athletics workshop/event for a $50 processing fee or cancel and receive a refund less a $75 processing fee.
After May 1, 2015, no refunds will be issued. You may reschedule to another Mad Dogg Athletics workshop/event for a $100 processing fee.
Yes, anyone can register for sessions. You do not need to be registered for sessions in order to visit The Pilates Shop.
Bring comfortable apparel (sweat absorbent top and bottom), a water bottle, a towel, a mat, and a notebook and pen to take notes. You may want to plan ahead and bring separate apparel for each session.
If you order in advance of the conference, you will receive an even larger demo discount! You can also purchase demo equipment at the event.

 

 

 

Extend Your Reach By Being a PES Sponsor!

Each year hundreds of the most involved and highly regarded Pilates practitioners come to PES for the most invigorating, energizing and educational Pilates gathering. By becoming a sponsor you not only get impactful ‘activation marketing' with direct consumer contact, you get the power of the Peak Pilates® marketing reach behind your brand. With direct marketing to over a quarter of a million fitness professionals, we have one of the largest Pilates and health and fitness outreach programs. And our Social Media and publicity marketing extend this reach several times over to give you maximum media value.

Our Sponsorship opportunities have more exposure and benefits than ever before. The Peak Pilates Store is the hot spot where sponsors exhibit and where our Pilates fanatics love to shop. Sponsorship opportunities include booth space, inclusion in our e-mail blasts, an ad in our conference brochure, programming within the curriculum and a variety of other opportunities that will help you maximize the benefits of being a sponsor.

We are able to customize sponsor packages as well, so no matter what your budget is, we will work with you to meet your company goals. We look forward to working with you!

 

 

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VOLUNTEER AT PES 2015

Volunteer Staff Information
Thank you for your interest in the Pilates Empowerment Summit (PES) staff assistant program. We are seeking the most motivated, dependable and energetic candidates to help us provide an outstanding experience for every conference attendee. If selected, you'll be assisting for 1 day and you'll be free for 1 day to attend sessions at no charge on a stand-by basis, while earning valuable continuing education credits.
Please thoroughly read the following information and complete the necessary form. We will contact you within a few weeks of receiving your application to let you know if you have been selected. The sooner you apply, the better your chances are of securing the positions you prefer.
Once you are confirmed as a staff assistant, we encourage you to book your hotel reservation at the Marriott-Biscayne Bay (for those of you who do not live in the Miami area). For more information about the hotel rates that have been set up for the conference, please visit the Travel page.

Requirements and Responsibilities

  1. During the course of the event, expect to work for 8 hours, which equates to half of the conference. Along with those hours, you will be required to attend a mandatory Staff Assistant check-in meeting from 3:00PM – 4:00PM on Wednesday, May 27th, 2015.
  2. When you are not scheduled to work, you are free to attend and participate in any session you wish on a SPACE-AVAILABLE BASIS. This means that you will not have a guaranteed schedule, but you will have a pass that will allow you entrance to any session after the ticket-holders have entered.
  3. Staff Assistants are responsible for arranging and paying for their travel, lodging, meals and incidental expenses. We will provide snacks and beverages to keep you fueled during the day.
  4. Two of the most important requirements are your energy and a positive attitude!
Thank you for your interest. We look forward to seeing you in Miami.
Have questions?

Please contact Ben Rippe at:
Phone: 310.823.7008
Email: brippe@maddogg.com

I'm interested, what's next?
Are you ready to commit? Fill out the Online Application, we will contact you if you are select to volunteer at PES 2015.