Merrithew Health & Fitness


All Instructors

Lily Touw

Vitruvian Studio
Jakarta, Indonesia

A former Indonesian athlete in badminton and swimming, Lily became a STOTT PILATES® Certified Instructor in 2004, and an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™ specializing in STOTT PILATES in 2007. In 2012, she was named a Lead Instructor Trainer. She is also is Certified Redcord Active Instructor Trainer. Based at the STOTT PILATES Licensed Training Center in Jakarta, Indonesia, this high-energy Indonesian native has traveled to present workshops and teach the STOTT PILATES method around the world. Lily’s vibrant and down-to-earth attitude has made her one of Indonesia’s most respected Pilates personalities. In addition, Lily is a regular contributor for leading health, fitness and women's magazines and a member of the advisory board for Pilates in SHAPE Magazine Indonesia. Teaching is a part of her never ending pursuit of knowledge as to what she believes "We learn so much more when we are teaching" 

Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, ISP, SPX
Redcord Active Instructor Trainer

Lisa Kaye

Sydney, Australia

Originally from the UK, Lisa is a former member of the British National Gymnastic Squad. Now based in Sydney, she has been teaching health & fitness for over 15 years. She is an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™ specializing in STOTT PILATES®, a registered fitness leader and an ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine) Certified Health & Fitness Specialist. Lisa teaches STOTT PILATES courses & workshops in Australia and has her own Pilates studio in Sydney that specializes in private Pilates training.


Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, CORE™

Lisa Lewis

Gigi’s Pilates Studio (Satellite Location for Victory Pilates)
Des Moines, Iowa USA

Lisa became a STOTT PILATES® Certified Instructor in 2006 and an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™ specializing in STOTT PILATES in 2011 and ZENGA™ Mindful Movement in 2013. She is an ISCA certified personal trainer, TRX trained, and is also a certified breast cancer exercise specialist. Lisa earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in dance with Honors and Highest Distinction from the University of Iowa in 2006.  Lisa enjoys working with a wide range of Pilates clients; from those recovering from surgery to highly conditioned athletes. In addition to teaching Pilates, Lisa dances and performs professionally with Hurley & Dancers, a modern dance company in Des Moines, and teaches dance to a variety of levels and ages. 

Matwork, Reformer, ZEN∙GA™, Total Barre™

Lisa Marie Zorzi

Western Australia, Australia

Lisa graduated from University of Notre Dame with honours and is now upskilled in anatomical acupuncture, pelvic mobilisation/manipulation. She is currently the only Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™ specializing in STOTT PILATES® Rehab in Australasia. Learning from her own scoliosis amongst other things, Lisa has a keen interest in solving the more challenging physiotherapy cases. She uses her knowledge to provide a mix of early hands on physiotherapy treatment and rehabilitation for chronic conditions. Her attention to detail and personalized care approach are based on an understanding what being in pain is like. She enjoys spending time outdoors,  competing in moderate level triathlons, boating and with family and friends. In the future, she hopes to research scoliosis treatment methods, especially for teens.


Lisa Palmer

The Movement Lab
Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Originally from a photography background, Lisa decided to pursue her passion of movement and the human body by becoming STOTT PILATES® certified in 2005 and then an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™ specializing in STOTT PILATES the following year. Once certified, Lisa discovered a huge demand for Pilates training in Africa, and in 2007 she opened the first Licensed Training Centre in Africa – The Movement Lab in Port Elizabeth.  Lisa and her studio,The Movement Lab, pride themselves on providing a nurturing atmosphere and close personal attention to every client and student.  

Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, ISP, ZEN•GA Mat