PEAR Sports & Pilates Metrics Extend AI-Based Digital Solutions for the Global Pilates and Wellness Markets

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The companies plan to further develop science-based SaaS offerings by forming a strategic partnership and signing a Letter of Intent for Acquisition

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Integrating modalities into PEAR’s Health & Fitness Platform that emphasize functional movement, mobility and recovery such as Pilates are key to providing scientific recommendations that improve population health and wellness.

PEAR Sports® today announced a strategic partnership with Pilates Metrics. PEAR is the leader in smart digital coaching technology for the fitness, health and wellness markets. Pilates Metrics is the first digital platform in the Pilates industry that allows studios and teachers to track, chart and share client progress. This partnership is part of the company’s strategy to further AI-based coaching and wellness offerings and ultimately make it possible for providers to offer efficacious recommendations for preventive care and predictive analytics for healthcare professionals and insurance providers.

Pilates Metrics has built a patented Instructor App that converts completed Pilates sessions into anatomical and biomechanical statistics and graphs, aggregating totals over time. The companies’ powerful combined offerings will create robust tools that will deliver a complete digital coaching solution to the health and wellness markets.

Bob Allison, Co-Founder and CEO of PEAR Sports said, “Integrating modalities into PEAR’s Health & Fitness Platform that emphasize functional movement, mobility and recovery such as Pilates are key to providing scientific recommendations that improve population health and wellness. We want to focus on important areas including breathwork, body alignment, balance, and posture. Pilates Metrics’ patented assets, technologies and experiences will help bring measurable results to customers.”

“I’m thrilled to join with the PEAR Team and include integrated video, wearables, and postural assessments in the Pilates Metrics App,” said Joseph Quinn, Founder and CEO of Pilates Metrics. “In time, PEAR Training Intelligence™will know when, where, what type, and how many Pilates sequences should be added to one’s regimen to facilitate the best outcomes for everything from athletic performance to managing musculoskeletal disorders.”

With over 15,000 instructors located across 50 countries, Polestar Pilates is an international authority in Pilates education and a long-time Pilates Metrics customer. Brent Anderson, President and CEO of Polestar Pilates, stated, “Pilates Metrics provides the evidence-based data collection necessary to provide consistency between our teachers and the ability to document outcomes of our clients. This is a must if we are to advance our profession and to truly measure outcomes as a direct result of our teaching Pilates.”

PEAR Sports and Pilates Metrics are located in Southern California. This proximity will facilitate a seamless integration and encourage future innovation.

About PEAR Sports
PEAR Sports is perfecting the personalized delivery of digital health, wellness and fitness programs. Our platform and solutions deliver on-demand customized coaching that creates great experiences for customers and enterprises.

About Pilates Metrics
Pilates Metrics provides digital solutions for the Pilates industry with a mobile app for instructors, integrated studio services, and app customization for teacher-training programs. Pilates Metrics was selected by Pfizer Healthcare for their “Innovations in Health and Wellness” Cohort in 2016, Google’s “Google for Entrepreneur Program” in 2017, and ScaleHealth’s “Engine Program” in 2019.

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