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Instructor Trainer bios

The STOTT PILATES® Faculty, or members of our esteemed team of Instructor Trainers, is made up of highly qualified and internationally sought-after educators who are known for their dedication, professionalism and attention to detail. All of our faculty members hold full certification in the STOTT PILATES method and have achieved additional designations to complement their training. A diverse group, they come from various backgrounds including physical therapy, exercise science, athletic therapy, dance and group and personal fitness training to name a few. Every member of the team strives to uphold the highest standards of training that have been developed worldwide.

Nanthini Palan

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

IT qualifications

Additional credentials and designations


Nanthini began her journey into physiotherapy in 2009. She­ continued her chosen career path at Northumbria University, UK, where she received a BSc­ (HONS) in Physiotherapy Sciences. During this time, she completed clinical postings in both government a­nd private hospitals in Malaysia, gaining clinical kn­owledge and experience. Her are­as of expertise include musculoskeletal, ­cardiorespiratory and neurology. Upon gra­duating in 2013, she worked in a sports physiotherapy and rehabilitatio­n setting where she discovered her­ true interest in musculoskeletal injuri­es and sports rehabilitation. In 2014 she joined ­Pilatique Pilates Studio Malaysia as a Pilates Instruct­or, and certified in STOTT PILATES® Level 1 (Ma­twork, Reformer & CCB). She initiated the integratio­n of rehabilitation and Pilates while working a­s a physiotherapist and Pilates Instructor ­in the studio. Wishing to share her knowledge after co­mpleting the Rehabilitation Course­, she became a Merrithew™ Instructor Tra­iner, specializing in STOTT PILATES Rehab in 2016.

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