Founder of Geelong Myotherapy and Wellness Centre
Jesse is a qualified Myotherapist and a member of the Association, Myotherapy Association Australia. Beginning as a Massage Therapist, his interest in the body and musculoskeletal dysfunction quickly developed and his education naturally progressed to Myotherapy. This has given him a better understanding of the body and how to help clients overcome their pain or injury.
He is a current therapist for the Geelong Football Club and also works locally with the St Albans Football Club.
Jesse has played field hockey for over 30yrs giving him a wealth of experience on how the body moves while playing. He has had the opportunity to work alongside local dance studios, helping dancers to increase prevent and rehabilitate injuries. Combined with his interest in surfing he has been exposed to a wide range of injuries and conditions.
Through his training and experience, Jesse prefers to take a whole person approach with treatment, giving clients the best possible chance of recovery. Dry Needling, Myofascial Release, Massage, Cupping, Joint Mobilisations, MET, Pain Education, Stretching and Strengthening Exercises are some of the techniques that might be applied during a session. Seeing the big smile on a clients face when they get back to doing what they love is the biggest reward.
On his days off, Jesse is usually spending time with his family and keeping active.
Remedial Massage Therapist (Myotherapy Student)
George is a qualified Remedial Massage Therapist and is a member of the Myotherapy Association of Australia.
George has been immersed in the health industry for many years. He has been a Personal Trainer since 2012 and has completed his Bachelor of Health, Physical and Biology Science Education since then. In 2017/18 he completed his Diploma of Remedial Massage and commenced his Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy. He anticipates graduating in June 2019.
George’s passion for health and wellness is undoubted. His knowledge of rehabilitation strategies, biomechanics, nutrition and athletic development assures his clients receive a completely holistic treatment. His broadened perspective of health allows him to assist and educate his clients to achieve their healthiest bodies, in all aspects.
“Rehabilitation, Fitness and Education aren’t just my chosen areas of study; I truly believe each day can be influenced in an extremely positive manner through structured rehabilitative mediums. Engaging in something positive for our physical state will always result in a small victory…even on the toughest of days.”
It is through Emily’s active lifestyle and extensive experience as an athlete growing up she fell in love with the life changing practise of pilates at age 13. Over the years she has practised through various studios in Geelong and Melbourne, enabling her to personally keep developing her skills.
She trained through Studio Pilates in Melbourne which has a main focus on bringing you back to it’s original purpose and foundations. As an instructor, through her professional yet bubbly personality, Em enjoys encouraging and guiding clients to becoming a better, healthier version of themselves through developing a better understanding of the mind-body connection.
Emily is always intrigued by the way the body adapts and transforms and in class loves to focus on the finer details. She loves working with a variety of clients no matter the age, gender, fitness level, pre or post pregnancy to assist in developing a strength to create a more controlled, high quality movement which can assist you in everyday life or with other fitness or sporting goals.
Lexi loves yoga. She’s pretty convinced that it’s the answer to all of life’s ailments….or at least how we react to them. She originally sought out yoga in 2001 in New York City as a way to de-stress, find peace of mind, inquire about spirituality, and nurture her body. All these years later she’s still committed to yoga’s benefits and has trained in a variety of styles which contribute to her unique offering as a teacher. Her methods include vinyasa, yin, hatha, mantra, pranayama, and philosophy. Her classes leave you feeling like you’ve had a complete yoga workout of mind, body and spirit.
Lexi completed her 200hr Yoga teacher certification with Chris Wilson and Kate Henry at Yoke Yoga, Torquay 2017, 100hr YTT in Mantra Yoga with Anandra George; and 200hr training with Laughing Lotus in NYC 2018. Chakra & Bhakti trainings in Rishikesh are in the stars in 2019.
Aromatouch Massage Therapist
Merril is a Registered Nurse with a background in ICU and Cardiac care.
She is a graduate from the International School of Intergrative Nutrition-with a solid understanding in ensuring an holistic balance to life, health and spirituality.
Her beliefs that through building a strong foundation and an awareness to excellent health is through good nutrition, exercise, spirituality and the belief that your body does not give up on you.
When you are out of balance it takes working with your body on all levels to find the root cause and take measures to correct and rebalance. Managing and treating all of the elements that has strayed of the centre enables the body to bring itself back to a blissful place of haemostasis.
At Merril’s house they love therapeutic grade essential oils in every part of their lives. Through using the oils She has learnt a beautiful technique called Aromatouch.
Aromatouch is a beautiful approach to using essential oils and touch in an organized rhythm and flow along energy meridians and visceral contact points of the back, head and feet to stimulate the sympathetic and para sympathetic nervous systems of the body to create lymphatic movement and energetic balance. It is a gentle touch and amazing for both your physical and emotional bodies.
Claire Hosking is a qualified Naturopath and a member of the National Herbalist Association of Australia (NHAA).
Claire is an enthusiastic and compassionate practitioner who combines traditional naturopathic approaches with evidence based nutritional and herbal medicine, functional diagnostic testing, alongside diet and lifestyle recommendations to tailor a realistic and individual health plan for her patients.
Having used Naturopathy for most of her life, Claire’s personal philosophy is that our bodies have the innate capacity to heal themselves. They just sometimes need some extra support to get there.
Claire enjoys working with all clients, but has a special interest in women’s health, hormonal imbalances, sleep disturbances, stress, anxiety, mood imbalances and poor energy.