Welcome to Warrandyte Pilates and Physical Therapies
We offer small group Pilates equipment classes, clinical Pilates, myotherapy, remedial massage therapy and osteopathy.
Our staff members are qualified, experienced and members of professional associations.
Our intent is to provide you with services to enhance your health and wellbeing in a friendly and relaxed environment.
Our passion lies with improving and maintaining good health through exercise and physical therapies - a recipe we know yields great results.
Kym is the manager and is qualified in clinical Pilates and general Pilates and is also a myotherapist.
Prior to the nine years of operating this studio she assisted in the operation of a popular inner city Pilates studio for ten years. She is also a registered nurse with experience in general rehabilitation.
She also operates 'Pilates Retreats' see Pilatesretreats.com
In her free time she enjoys time with family and friends, travelling, yoga, meditation, reading, bushwalking, health retreats.
(Bachelor of Science - Nursing; Advanced Diploma Myotherapy; Clinical Pilates Instructor APPI, (AAMT and APPI member). Meditation Teacher training with Sydney Institute of Meditation. Member of Meditation Australia.
Andrew - Pilates Teacher
Andrew’s sporting background includes distance running, triathlon and surfing. Pilates has helped him develop an understanding of the importance of correct movement technique in performance, rehabilitation from injury, and everyday life. He enjoys supporting his clients to achieve ongoing personal bests of functional strength and flexibility in a safe, friendly and fun environment.
Andrew completed his Diploma of Pilates Movement Therapy with the Australian Pilates Movement Association (APMA), and teaches as a Level 2 Instructor. When he is not teaching Pilates he likes exercising, walking in the forest, spending time with friends and reading. With qualifications and clinical experience also spanning psychology, nutrition and herbal medicine, Andrew brings a broad, integrative understanding of health to the Pilates studio.
[B.Bsc(Hon), Ph.D, DipHlthSci (Herbal Medicine), DipPMT (APMA)]
Jen - Pilates Teacher
Jen has been working in the fitness industry since 2007 and teaching Pilates since 2014. She upskilled and gained her Pilates Diploma in 2020. During 2021 Jen became a qualified Somatic Movement Therapist and is undertaking advanced study in the field.
Jen’s philosophy is based on the principle that stiffness, slowing down, aches, pains, and musculoskeletal injuries are not a natural part of aging, but often due to incorrect postures and movement patterns. Using Pilates blended with Somatics, Jen helps clients identify and correct damaging postures and movement patterns. This helps clients to restore freedom and ease of movement, reduce and eliminate aches and pains, plus treat and prevent musculoskeletal injuries.
In her personal time Jen is an avid rock climber, snowboarder, and crafter.
Margit - Myotherapist
Margit is a myotherapist takes an individual approcah with her treatments recogonising effective treatment needs to be tailored to meet the client's needs on the day. She likes to educate her clients about the importance of listening to the needs of their body and recognising any issues before they develop. Margit utilises a variety of myotherapy techniques including trigger point therapy, dry needling therapy, muscle energy technique, myofacsial release, cupping, stretching and postural advice. Prior to completing hermyotherapy studies Margit was a registered nurse and lived in Austria. She loves the Australian outdoors, bushawalking, skiing, tennis and PIlates. She is also a trainer and therapist for Hurstbridge football club and a committee member for Hurstbridge Tennis CLub.
Evan - Osteopath - Infinity Osteopathy - https://infinityhealthandosteo.com.au
Evan completed his Bachelor of Applied Science and graduated with a Masters of Osteopathy from RMIT University. His further studies in exercise rehab, obstetrics and paediatrics allowed him to further expand his knowledge and experience with complex complaints. Evan believes communication is key to patient understanding and recovery, using his friendly nature to effectively connect with each and every patient.
After suffering a serious knee injury in 2011, he was able to successfully return to indoor soccer and cricket following rehabilitation. Evan’s passion for helping patients keeps him motivated. He also likes chocolate, a good coffee and taking his dogs for a run.