The Ultimate Exercise for Every Body




Pilates International Melbourne


At Pilates International Melbourne, conveniently located in Toorak Rd, South Yarra (between Toorak Village and Chapel Street, South Yarra), every one of our Pilates Instructors has undertaken some of the most rigorous and comprehensive Pilates education available, to ensure you get the best care and tuition possible.  

All our instructors hold Government Accredited Pilates Qualifications at either Diploma or advanced Diploma level.

Experience Pilates the way it ought to be taught.  Safely, tailored to your individual needs, and in the hands of specialist Instructors.  We offer Pilates in South Yarra for every (type of) body, regardless of condition.   From beginners to advanced, pre and post-natal conditioning, spinal care and postural correction, muscle conditioning and more, Pilates International offers science-based contemporary Pilates taught by practitioners who lead the field.


Our highly experienced Pilates South Yarra Instructors tailor prescriptive programs to strengthen your body and help heal injuries – making you feel better than ever. Established in 2000, Pilates International studios are known for their world class teaching standards by highly qualified Pilates Instructors, using only the latest, state-of-the-art equipment.  


Renowned Pilates expert Jennifer Newman Preston directs Pilates International Melbourne together with her hand-picked, highly qualified Pilates South Yarra team.


Our studio is easily accessible by car or public transport.  By train, our studio is a short 5-minute walk from South Yarra Train Station.  By tram, Route 58 connects clients from Melbourne to Toorak, with the closest stop being Tivoli Rd. Stop 129.  Those arriving by car can take advantage of 2hr free parking on Surrey Rd North (South Yarra Library).


The most effective way to focus on your own unique needs and advance your own skills.  The session is personalised with one-to-one attention.



2:1 group classes or semi- private classes have 2 clients to one instructor.  Using mats, resistance springs and specialised equipment to elongate and tone the entire body.




Pilates can help improve performance in a range of sports, including (but not limited to) cycling, by teaching the athlete how to:

-engage their powerhouse

-establish pelvic stability

-enhance their body awareness

-improve flexibility

Jennifer Newman-Preston Pilates International Melbourne



Studio Director and Principal

Advanced Diploma of the Pilates Method (91490NSW) 

Principal Trainer PAA

MA (Choreography)

BA (Dance)

CIV Training & Assessment

Yoga Synergy Teacher Training (2000)

Cert. Pilates for Sports (Triathlon)

Jennifer first explored Pilates whilst performing during 1994 and since then has had extensive training and experience. In 1998 she began teaching the Pilates Method, and in 2000 she took on a senior instructor role for Pilates International Sydney. Jennifer went on to complete her formal International Certification through the Body Arts & Science Professional Program in 2002 before upgrading to the formal qualification of Diploma of Professional Pilates Practice in 2005.


Jennifer holds Certificate IV in Assessment & Workplace Training and is a leading Faculty member for PilatesITC.


Having moved to Melbourne in 2008 she was a Principal Instructor for Daily Pilates, while continuing to be a Teacher Trainer & Educator for PilatesITC, and concurrently undertaking her Masters in Choreography. In 2010 Pilates International accredited the highest ever Pilates qualification at Advanced Diploma, which Jennifer successfully completed in the faculty Upgrade Program.

Jennifer is a Principal Trainer member of the Pilates Alliance Australasia. Jennifer is now Principal Trainer for Pilates International Melbourne, as well as continuing to deliver education and mentor upcoming Pilates teachers for PilatesITC.




Jennifer graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts in 1985 with a BA in Dance. A professional dancer with a career spanning over 20 years, Jennifer has performed & toured extensively, nationally and internationally.


Since 1985 in conjunction with her performing, Jennifer has also taught contemporary dance, contact improvisation, classical, composition, release & alignment classes and functional anatomy for companies, independent dance projects and in Primary and Tertiary institutions such as WAAPA, VCA, NIDA open classes, Ausdance, UTS, Sydney Dance Company Open classes, NORPA, Laban Centre, School of Theatre Film & Dance University of NSW and NAISDA Dance College.


Jennifer has practiced Yoga since 1984. Gaining her Anatomy & Physiology Certificate and completing her Yoga Teacher Training with Yoga Synergy, 2000 when she began teaching for Yoga Synergy, Sydney.

Marianne Fox Pilates Internaional Melbourne


Senior Pilates Instructor
Diploma of Professional Pilates Instruction (10537 NAT)

Level 4 PAA

Stretch Therapy Certificate

Certificate IV in Professional Pilates Instruction

Checcetti Dance Advanced 1

Classically trained as a Ballet dancer in South Africa, Marianne’s dance training and performing spanned from Classical Indian to Ball Room to Contemporary and Modern Dance. Marianne is a qualified dance teacher who upon retirement from her dance career broaden her love of movement into a career of fitness.


Marianne received her certificate in group fitness and personal training and taught dance and fitness classes for more than 35 years. In 2001 she started practising Pilates and discovered a new passion that took her to pursue her training as a Pilates Instructor. She is now a fully qualified Pilates instructor who has been practising and teaching Pilates for more than 15 years.


Marianne’s professional interests span from Pre and Post Natal, Post Breast Cancer, Pre and Post menopause to scoliosis, sacroiliac dysfunction and spinal fitness to name a few. As a Pilates instructor Marianne likes to inspire and motivate to live a healthy and balanced life, placing special attention to strengthen, mobilize and increase your flexibility.

Minh Le Pilates International Melbourne



Pilates Instructor

Diploma of Professional Pilates Instruction (91491NSW)

BA in Visual Communication (Graphic Design)

Minh is a passionate and precise Pilates teacher whose journey to becoming a Pilates Instructor began with her extensive martial arts training. In 2001 Minh began Taekwondo and in 2007 she undertook Muay Thai Boxing. From this training Minh was drawn to the Pilates Method due to the similarities in practice – such as the connection between the mind and body, the use of breath and the focus on the quality of the movement.


Minh began practicing at PilatesINT Melbourne with studio director Jennifer Newman-Preston and completed her Diploma of Professional Pilates Instruction through National Pilates Training in 2012. As a Pilates instructor Minh is especially committed to facilitating the transformation that the Pilates method can bring to the body and the mind.

Georgia Scrimshaw Pilates International Melbourne



Pilates Instructor

Diploma of Professional Pilates Instruction (10537 NAT)

Level 1 PAA.

Cert. Pilates for Sports (Triathlon)

Cert. IV Commercial Cookery

Georgia’s passion for Pilates comes from a lifelong interest in health and nutrition. As a former professionally trained Chef working in 5-star hotels across Australia and the USA, and as a keen runner/cyclist, she understands the importance of a nutritious diet combined with strength training to remain fit and injury free.


Georgia initially joined the Pilates International Melbourne studio under the mentorship of director Jennifer Newman-Preston, soon after commencing her Diploma of Professional Pilates Instruction studies. During her extensive training Georgia successfully balanced motherhood, her course-work, practical training and work at the studio as an Administration Assistant.


Since graduating as a Pilates Instructor, Georgia has dedicated herself to delivering a professional yet personalised approach to the Pilates method to help clients facilitate positive change and realise achievable outcomes.

"Physical fitness is the first
requisite of happiness”

Joseph Pilates