The team

 
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Larissa Samuelsson

Lara completed her Bachelor of Science majoring in Exercise Science  at Wollongong University and went on to complete her Masters of Physiotherapy at Sydney University. While studying her Masters, Lara completed a comprehensive Pilates Training program with the Australian Pilates Method Association  and began her work as an Exercise Physiologist teaching Pilates. 

She has been working in private practice the past 7 years to assist patients with their individual rehabilitation requirements. During this time she has been to America to undergo further education with the New York Ballet, has worked with sports teams and has completed many ongoing courses to ensure she stays up to date on best practice, including McKenzie Method for low back pain, muscle energy techniques, Lynn Watsons shoulder course, Sports Level 1 and 2 and Integrated Dry Needling.

Her dual qualification allows her to combine Physiotherapy hands on techniques with suitable exercise prescription to address underlying factors, regain strength post injury and ensure the best long term outcomes for her patients.

Lara is a member of the APA (Australian Physiotherapy Association) and ESSA (Exercise and Sports Science Australia).


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Laura Mercer

Laura graduated from Sydney University with a Masters of Physiotherapy after graduating from Wollongong University with a Bachelor of Exercise Science. She is a Polestar accredited Clinical Pilates instructor and has experience with pre/post natal clients. She has further training in advanced manual therapy for treatment of pelvis and lumbar spine conditions, as well as Level 1 and 2 sports training.

Laura’s dual qualification enables her to effectively apply physiotherapy treatment with exercise prescription to achieve the best outcomes for her patients.

Laura has a strong interest in fitness and sports. She is an active netball player who has fulfilled representative and coaching roles. Laura grew up a part of the Surf Club Movement travelling and competing at State and National level in beach events. She remains an active member of her local club.

Laura is a member of the APA (Australian Physiotherapy Association) and ESSA (Exercise and Sports Science Australia).


Sîné McGregor

In 2011 Sîné graduated from the University of the Sunshine Coast with a Bachelor or Clinical Exercise Science. She then began work in a prominent Exercise Physiology Studio on the Sunshine Coast, before moving to the beautiful South Coast in 2018.

Sîné believes movement is an essential aspect of health and well-being, especially when prescribed meaningfully and specifically for the needs of individuals. Her experience has focused and honed the use of functional, corrective and core exercise to assist in injury management, general health as well as elite sporting performance.


Sîné enjoys being active outdoors and sport and spends her free time enjoying surfing, camping and hiking in the national parks and and has competed in surfing, swimming and Brazilian Jui Jitzu.


Stephanie Gill

Stephanie graduated from the University of Wollongong with a Bachelor of Exercise Science and Rehabilitation in 2018. Whilst undertaking her undergraduate degree Steph completed her Level 1 Sports trainers course. This gave her the chance to work with NSW NPL sides: The Sutherland Sharks and The Wollongong Wolves for both their junior and senior sides. She had a role in designing and implementing a sports injury prevention program. She is currently undertaking her Pilates Certification with Polestar Pilates Australia.

Steph has a special interest in healthy aging , chronic disease management and sports injury management. In her free time you will find her cheering on or playing numerous codes of football.

Steph is an Accredited Exercise Scientist and Exercise Physiologist through ESSA.