Studio Fitness Sunshine Coast.

Sunshine Coast Studio Fitness is nestled in the hills of Buderim we welcome you and your friends to our contemporary studio experience.


Studio Fitness is a boutique Pilates & multi-movement disciplinary studio conveniently located in Buderim.

Our space welcomes all students regardless of expression, disability status or any other aspect which makes them unique. We empower our clients to feel confident in their minds, bodies and movement. Providing
innovative, fun and challenging classes to improve your strength, mobility, balance, coordination and overall wellbeing tailored to each individual needs.

Studio Fitness is fully equipped, set in a privately-owned space. All sessions occur under a high degree of supervision taught with professional Pilates instruction.

Studio director

Melissa Charlton

The studio director, Melissa Charlton has been teaching Sunshine Coast locals, international students and athletics for the last 15 years to various exercise programs and locations. 

Melissa envisioned opening a studio that would offer people a unique space to escape to and feel that they participated in a discipline that could be life-changing. Melissa’s style is intuitive and focused and she educates her clients to a deeper awareness of movement and strength, moving beyond functional training and towards integration in awareness of the whole body. Melissa’s classes are catered according to specific goals, challenging, yet playful it is important that her clients enjoy the practice and have fun with their fitness training.

She offers a non-judgemental and compassionate space to explore oneself and enable participants to leave the class refreshed and nourished. She loves to utilise all movement disciplines to help participants open their bodies physically and energetically. She is thrilled and grateful to have a studio community based on the Sunshine Coast. Her support team shares and her visions and make each client a true priority.

Studio director

Melissa Charlton

With over 15 years’ practical experience working in the health and fitness industry. Melissa enjoys blending Pilates and Fundamental Fitness with the science of sport and exercise, guiding others to unlock the full potential of their mind and body, and fulfil their life’s goals.

Melissa is certified in multiple disciplines including diploma trained Tensegrity Contemporary Pilates Teacher, Allied Health Assistant- Physiotherapy, Personal Trainer and Water Therapy Instructor.  Melissa works on a one-to-one basis and through group programs.

Melissa was drawn to Pilates because of its cross training capabilities and emphasis on balance in the body. She can talk endlessly about her passion for Pilates,  loves taking classes and fully geeks out about variations and modifications. Her teaching philosophy is to keep classes fun and challenging so that you leave each class feeling both accomplished and aspirational.