Personal Training

Set goals and get results, with bespoke training and guidance from leading fitness experts.

 

Our team is made up of experienced Personal Trainers, Pilates instructors, physiotherapists and wellness coaches.

The PP Training Method is designed to deliver the very best results for health, fitness and wellbeing for all ages and abilities:

 

  • Reduce body fat
  • Strengthen and tone
  • Build muscle mass
  • Improve flexibility and range of motion
  • Reduce stress and increase wellbeing
  • Improve cardiovascular endurance

 

Email personaltraining@studiopp.com.au or call 0477 707 778 to book your Initial Consultation and Goal Setting or book an appointment below.

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Steph Prem
Founder / Managing Director / Head Trainer

 

Former winter Olympian Steph Prem is one of Australia’s leading experts and advocates for women’s health and fitness.

In an era where #fitspo reins, Steph is a refreshing, genuine and educated voice. A five-time Australian Champion, Steph was the only female to represent Australia in Snowboardcross at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.

Following the games, Steph suffered a horrific career-ending back accident that took her away from professional sports and jumped wholeheartedly into an enduring health and wellness journey.

Steph spent 15 years of her life as a professional athlete and has trained and worked alongside some of Australia’s industry leaders. As a former dancer and professional athlete Steph is obsessed with movement and its ability to heal. Steph is formally trained in dance, clinical Pilates, personal training, spin, barre and is passionate about sports performance, prehab/rehab and mindful, effective exercise prescription.

Her educated, inspiring and encouraging approach to movement and positive mindset coaching has had an enormous and transformative impact on her clients over the past 10 years. Steph lives and breathes health, wellness and an active lifestyle and is an embodiment of everything PP.

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Kiki
Studio Manager / Dance Instructor

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Kiki is the legendary Studio manager at Studio PP and also a professional dancer and Performing Artist.

Kiki dances for Melbourne Storm, choreographs for the Western Bulldogs AFL Women’s Cheerleading team and teaches many styles of dance.

She joined the PP team in 2018 but has been in the industry working in the allied health space and with the MINDBODY online system for over 6 years. With a passion for organization, all things scheduling and customer care Kikis attitude is infections and lights up the studio for clients and staff.

Pilates has been a crucial part of her career as a dancer and she feels very grateful to be working in such a positive wellness environment.

When Kiki isn’t on the stage or organising the world of PP you will find her at the beach or at live music gigs with her friends & family.

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Diana Nasurovic
Head of Personal Training / Pilates Instructor

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Training: Certified Mat and Reformer Pilates, Personal Trainer (Cert IV), Boxing Skills & Fitness, TRX and Kettlebell Training.

After a knee injury ended her dance career Diana started a career in the corporate world. Days spent behind a computer soon left her feeling unfulfilled so Diana decided to become a qualified Personal Trainer followed by Reformer Pilates qualifications.

Not long after working in the health and fitness industry, Diana became passionate about injury rehabilitation and prevention. Diana believes in a mindful approach to health and fitness and finding the perfect balance in people’s lives that will help them create new healthy habits to improve their health and fitness for life. This balance includes nutrition, adequate sleep and ‘you’ time. Sessions with Diana are customized and variable.

Diana now splits her work days between working with her clients, teaching Pilates, HIIT circuit classes and Barre. Her high-energy and a quirky sense of humour will push you to work a little bit harder every time.

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Candice Kino
Head of Pilates / Pre & Post Natal / Personal Trainer

 

Training: Certified Mat and Reformer Pilates, Personal Trainer (Cert 4), Barre Attack instructor, Accredited member of Fitness Australia.

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A true Pilates devotee, Candice has been practising clinical Pilates for over 18 years and is a firm believer in nurturing yourself and loving yourself so that you can be the best version of yourself, for you and everyone else. Working with a diverse range of clients since 2013, Candice is experienced with providing adjustments to students with injuries and gives a personal approach to everyone in the room. She is passionate about pre and post-natal care. Her core rehab program can benefit women who delivered recently or years to decades ago and is the underlying tone of all her classes. More recently Candice has completed her Yin Yoga training, a restorative practice to nourish the body, mind and emotions and she looks forward to bringing this nurturing element to your life through your health and fitness practice. When she’s not teaching Pilates Candice is chasing the sun, enjoying the beach with her husband and, of course, loves to share a glass of red with her family and friends.

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Anna Weatherlake
Head of Corporate Fitness / Personal Trainer / Boxing, Spin, Pilates Instructor

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With a heavy athletic background having competed at state and national level for a variety of sports, Anna likes to work hard and encourage people to work to the best of their ability.

You will find Anna’s approach to movement energetic and upbeat and her fun but challenging routines will quickly improve your fitness level. Anna aims to empower people to live a healthy and balanced lifestyle and when she isn’t taking classes at PP, you’ll find her spending time with her five rescue dogs, exploring the great outdoors and eating her way around Melbourne’s best cafes vegan-style!

Anna is Spin, Reformer and mat Pilates certified and also holds a Masters Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition.

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Ash Butler
Senior Pilates Instructor / Personal Trainer/ Spin & Barre Instructor

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Ash started ballet at 5 years of age at The Australian Conservatoire of Ballet and by 15 was dancing full time. By 18 she had performed in numerous full length ballets at the State Theatre, Hamer Hall, and the Melbourne Town Hall with Opera Australia, The Australian Pops Orchestra and The Australian Youth Orchestra. Her dancing took her to Japan to perform at Tokyo Disney. On her return Ash furthered her studies in performing arts and danced freelance in the commercial dance scene.

Ash had studied and practiced Mat Pilates through her ballet training from 10 years of age and now she has retired from dance, she has furthered her studies in pilates through Peak Pilates, Barre Body and Essence of Living to include Reformer, Auxiliary Equipment, Barre and Pre and Post Natal. Ash feels at home in the studio, loves to move and is passionate about fitness. Outside the Studio you will find Ash walking her puggle Evie or enjoying time at the beach. She looks forward to using her knowledge and experience to help students at Studio PP achieve their goals.

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Timea Berenyi
Spin Instructor Extraordinaire / HIIT / Personal Trainer

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Born and raised in Vancouver BC, Canada, Time has always been athletic and grew up playing soccer and competing in track and field into adulthood. This is where Timea found her passion in group fitness and has been training ever since.

 

Timea has her Certificate IV in Group Fitness and Personal Training, her Indoor Cycling qualifications as well as her Lagree Fitness Training Certificate.

 

You can expect a tough class with great tunes and a positive vibes with Timea during her PP HIIT, TRX and SpinCore Class.

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Laura Brand
Personal Trainer / Pilates Instructor

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Laura has been involved in sports & fitness from a very young age. She is a national award-winning Artistic Rollerskater, spending 17 years training with the Australian team. (She will be heading up the future PP skate/ roller derby club!)

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Laura has also trained in contemporary dance, where she found a further love of movement & form. Laura is PP born & bred- She discovered Pilates working with PP founder Steph Prem 4.5 years ago, and has been a dedicated student & instructor ever since. Laura has spent her life focused on fitness & wellbeing & believes in creating a happy, balanced lifestyle through exercise. Aside from her PP Pilates career Laura is also a highly regarded hairdresser and educator (Shibui Salon Melbourne) and conducts hair colour seminars nationally. Laura appreciates and understands how important good posture & core strength are for avoiding aches & pains from our daily jobs. (Feel free to chat ‘hair’ at the end of class too!)

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Hayley Rusell
Pilates, Barre, Spin, Dance Instructor

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Originally from Brisbane, Hayley worked as a professional dancer in London, America & throughout Australia. Moving to Melbourne to pursue this career at a young age, dance, pilates & fitness has always been part of her life and teaching came along with that. She has been teaching for over 10 years and is passionate about keeping everyone moving.

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Ai Mei Khor
Pilates & Barre Instructor / Personal Trainer

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Ai Mei’s love for Pilates started in 2000 when she lived in London. After a few years of travelling, her passion was reignited after suffering a knee injury and rehabilitated through Pilates. She continued Pilates while pregnant with her first child and experienced the benefits of a quick recovery after birth. In 2017, she pursued a career in her field of passion and was certified as a Polestar Pilates Studio & Rehab practitioner.
Offering challenging yet fun Pilates sessions, Ai Mei’s goal is to use the principles of Pilates in cultivating the awareness of our mind-body connection to develop a better quality of movement. Besides Pilates, Ai Mei is also a certified Barre attack instructor and in her free time, Ai Mei loves to scout for food and coffee around Melbourne with her loved ones.
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Madeleine Millet-Rylie
Personal Trainer / Pilates Instructor

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Madi likes to challenge clients in a safe environment, encouraging them to discover strength they never knew they had. She uses tactile cues and simple concepts to instill a deeper understanding of how an exercise should feel.

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Hayley Uberti
Senior Yoga Instructor / Corporate Yoga / 1:1 Yoga

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Hayley started her yoga journey six years ago when her dance career came to a halt from injury. 

She already had an interest in how the body moved, correct alignment and positioning influenced by a decade of dance training and teaching, however found that yoga not only benefited her physical body but also greatly supported her journey mentally and emotionally.

This curiousty lead her to complete her Teaching Training certificate in India where she was privileged to learn from an extremely knowledgeable Indian yoga master who inspired her to teach others.

Since then she opened her own bespoke yoga studio in Bath UK where she was living for 3 years and taught a variety of workshops, events, corporate sessions and regular classes to all ages and levels. 

Hayley is thrilled to be working at Studio PP as she is extremely passionate about introducing yoga and stretching techniques to compliment those training in high intensity classes or sports. She has found these techniques can support wellbeing, decrease emotional/physical stress, increase body and breath awareness, speed up injury recovery time and prevent injury.

Emily Bamford
Yoga Instructor / Corporate Yoga / 1:1 Yoga

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Emily represented Australia in Alpine Skiing at the 2014 Winter Olympics Games in Sochi. The self-proclaimed Sporty Spice of the group, she has always been active in various sports including horse riding, soccer, skiing and gymnastics.

Since her retirement from sport she discovered a new found love for Pilates, HIIT group fitness classes and Spin – so much so she decided to teach them! She is a qualified Pilates and Spin instructor.

Emily’s classes are challenging and fun and will guarantee to burn up a sweat.

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Tyra Prosser
Yoga Instructor / Corporate Yoga / 1:1 Yoga

 

Originally from Kansas City, Tyra has been teaching yoga for over three years and has been bringing every shape of yogis to their mats. Tyra was an athlete throughout university and stop due to injuries. She started yoga as therapy and immediately fell in love with it She taught and managed at CorePower Yoga where she taught mullet styles of yoga, then went on to become a Master Yoga Teacher, Therapist and Ayurvedic Masseuse. She loves learning how the body moves and how to put poses in each body. She is so excited to bring mediation and movement to Studio PP.