Marlis Vos - Clinical Pilates Practitioner
Marlis Vos is fully certified in all Pilates equipment and repertoire, and has been teaching for more than 20 years. Marlis was introduced to Pilates as a 13-year-old dancer and studied Interdisciplinary Arts at SFU. She continued to pursue a successful professional dance career in Toronto, studying under Master of Dance, Pilates, and movement therapists. As a teacher, Marlis keeps her studies relevant with the most current innovations and body sciences, incorporating PNF, DMS, cross chain training and fascial studies, with a particular focus on functional movement. With a deep understanding of physiology, Pilates, and an intuitive flair for playfulness, she offers a truly unique approach in her practice. Marlis’ strength is in simple, practical solutions for improved mobility in your day-to-day activities, whether it’s standing in line at the grocery store or the best way to approach stairs, office chairs and automobiles.
2017, Marlis run into our trade show booth with Office Chairs Vancouver on a Wellness show, and was amazed by our active sitting chairs. She was impressed with their focus on natural body movement and neutral posture. Marlis also shared with us that she was passionate about living a holistic lifestyle and wanted to learn more about how we could help their clients achieving their wellness goals together.
Thank you for endorsing active sitting, why are you such a big fun of SpinaliS office chairs?
Marlis: "I have had many clients over the years directly see the results of using the Spinalis active sitting chair for their office in Vancouver. It has positively impacted their work experience, productivity & overall body mobility/health. The Spinalis office chair promotes the activation of the core, paraspinals & intrinsic muscles that support the spine, body & internal organs, while sitting. It also acts as a support for the lumbar, neck & shoulders in a resting back position."
To whom would you recommend SpinaliS Active Chair and why?
Marlis: "Anyone who has to sit for longer periods of time should be using this active office chair! This will benefit your posture, health and overall quality of your stationary work and life. The store with SpinaliS Office Chairs Vancouver offers you to try all sizes that suit all body types from 6”5”/250 lbs to 4’11”/105 lbs and this is such an important feature as it adjusts to the individual's size & personal body needs. The strength & support of your core, spine & posture when sitting is paramount to positively having a direct effect on your overall health, mobility & quality of work /life experience long term. I want everyone to have this chair for your health, comfort and happiness!"
Why should everyone with sedentary job use SpinaliS Active Sitting Chair?
Marlis: "Investing in this chair is an investment in yourself and your well-being. Don't settle for discomfort and poor posture while sitting for extended periods of time. The Spinalis Active Sitting Chair will help you feel better, work better, and live better. Trust me, your body will thank you for it!"
Thank you Marlis!
Are you looking for an experiences and passionate Pilates Instructor? Get in touch with Marlis, she currently offers her privat or semi-privat lessons at the Movement Studio in Kitsilano, Vancouver or Envision Physiotherapy in Vancouver. Her teaching style is holistic, encouraging clients to integrate Pilates principles into all aspects of their lives. Marlis believes in empowering clients to understand and connect with their bodies, helping them to achieve their goals and improve their overall health and wellbeing. She is passionate about living a healthy and balanced lifestyle and loves to share her knowledge with others.