Merrithew Health & Fitness


All Instructors

Janine Trudeau

Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

Janine has a love of sport & movement, an eye for detail, and a passion for helping people live more active, fulfilling lives. In 1992 she completed a degree in Physical Education then, in 1994-95 she added a series of Personal Training certifications. Looking for a smarter training method to help her clients, Janine completed all levels of a STOTT PILATES Teacher Training certification in Toronto.  In 2004, she became an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™ specializing in STOTT PILATES, offering Teacher Trainings throughout Europe. Janine has also completed a Golf Performance Instructor Certification through the Titleist Performance Institute and in 2011 a 200 hr Yoga Teacher Certification with Yoga Alliance.

Matwork, Reformer
BCRPA, BPE Titleist Golf Performance Instructor

Jaqueline Rangel

Studio Fit
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

An Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™, Jaqueline specializes in ZENGA™ and is a Lead Instructor Trainer for STOTT PILATES®. She is the owner and director of Studio Flow in Rio de Janeiro and is affiliated with Studio Fit, a Licensed Training Center in São Paulo. 

Jacqueline is a professional dancer and has traveled around Brazil with Laso Contemporary Dance Company, she also studied Biology at George Brown College in Toronto, Canada. She currently enjoys teaching the artists from Corteo-Cirque Du Soleil and is preparing to graduate from a course in Physiotherapy.

Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair & Barrels & ISP

Jayme Newhouse

Pilates Training Center Hawaii
Kailua, Hawaii USA

A Licensed Massage Therapist, Jayme was introduced to the STOTT PILATES® method in 1998 by a client.  The following year, she started on her education path and became an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™ specializing in STOTT PILATES in 2006.  The same year, her studio, Pilates Training Center Hawaii became what is still the only STOTT PILATES Licensed Training Center in the Hawaiian Islands.  Jayme prides herself on her ability to create an atmosphere of encouragement and motivation for students and clients alike with her enthusiastic presence and attention to detail.


Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, ISP

Jean Millis Leavenworth

Pacific Northwest Pilates Education
Portland, Oregon USA

Jean is a former modern dancer and dance educator with an M.S. in Dance and Kinesiology. She has been an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™ specializing in STOTT PILATES® since 2000 and has taught Pilates in physical therapy clinics, health clubs and private studios since 1998. Complementary to this, Jean has obtained her ACE certification in personal training as well as her MELT method certification. She has studied extensively with Australian physiotherapist Greta Von Gavel and feels privileged to have been able to travel around the world delivering STOTT PILATES education.  Apart from this, Jean has been extensively and very successfully involved in creating fundraising events at her studio, such as Pilates for Pink.



Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, ISP

Jee Yeoung Rachel Park

Bangkok, Thailand

Rachel studied Science of Body Movements and Performance as well as Business Management at Ewha Woan's university in Korea. She began working at a Pilates studio in Seoul after translating a Pilates manual into Korean and immediately saw its potential growth in the market. Soon after, she was running three studios in Korea, Hong Kong and Thailand. She realized a goal of running her own studio after opening the Pilates Asia Co., Ltd in Thailand. In 2013 she became an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™, specializing in STOTT PILATES Mat and Reformer. Rachel embraces the logical side of Pilates and how it keeps her focused.


Matwork, Reformer, Total Barre™