I completed my BSc (Honours) Physiotherapy degree in 1997 (University of Manchester,UK) and I spent the first four years working in private practices in Vancouver and Whistler. Following this, I was the Physiotherapist and lecturer in health and body conditioning for the Royal Ballet and Royal Ballet School (London, U.K.) from 2001-2006. During this time I was also Physiotherapist in Athletics at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games and 2002 Manchester Commonwealth Games. As I honed my skills within elite athletic environments, I was invited to lecture internationally — providing expertise in coordinating physical rehabilitation with performance conditioning. In 2005 I was published as a contributing author to a sports injuries textbook for medical professionals. For most of this past year I’ve been working with several different Cirque du Soleil touring shows throughout Europe, Canada and the USA. I’m a member of Sport Physiotherapy Canada, and the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
In 2007 I completed a Masters of Science degree in Performance Psychology, and I have since consulted to numerous elite performers and organizations in a variety of athletic and non-sporting domains. I firmly believe that many principles used in the physical and mental development of elite athletes and performers can benefit anyone. I greatly enjoy helping people from a variety of backgrounds achieve their maximum potential and enhance their ‘results’!
What keeps me motivated: Optimal health and performance (however that applies to you) is what I am interested in. My greatest professional strength is in identifying causes of injury, resolving complex musculoskeletal issues, and guiding my clients through their rehabilitation. I’ve heard it said that the body is a universe unto itself – I like that analogy and my goal is to help my patients to improve their health and understanding of themselves.