BSc (Anat & Structural Biology), MSc (Distinction), BPhty (Otago), Cert. Clinical Rehab Pilates (Polestar), Cert Acup (NZ).
Graduating in 1998 from University of Otago, Michelle has worked the last 20 years in a variety of musculoskeletal physiotherapy clinics, surgical and orthopaedic outpatient environments. She has completed postgraduate training in Manipulative Therapy, Acupuncture and Pilates. She has been a Polestar Certified Clinical Rehabilitation Pilates Instructor since 2013, finishing her training in Perth, Australia.
Michelle uses a combination of manual therapy and exercise based rehab to help patients achieve their goals and enjoys working with a wide variety of patients both athletic and non-athletic, young and old.
She is passionate about using Pilates as a rehabilitation tool to develop strength and flexibility, especially aiding return to activity following injury or surgery. She enjoys teaching on a variety of equipment, especially the reformer.
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