Kirrily I Mick I Sophia I Ashleigh I Natalie l Bridie
We are a caring team of health professionals working together for your health, fitness and wellbeing.
I Physiotherapy I Womens health I Massage Therapy I Bike Fitting
Kirrily Curran graduated from the University of Newcastle in 2008. Since this time Kirrily has spent her time working in various private practice clinics on the Central Coast. She now has both a personal and professional desire to help women with pain and dysfunction in pregnancy, birth and beyond.
Why Women's Health? Kirrily is a mum of daughter Ireland and son Melbourne. Following her first pregnancy in 2016, Kirrily has been on an exciting and eye opening journey through the world of pregnancy and new motherhood. She has focused her professional development on pregnancy and pelvic health courses and is a member of the WHTA (Women’s Health Training Associates). Kirrily has progressed to become a Level 3 (equiv.) womens health physio for the treatment of prolapse and stress urinary incontinence and has a post grad. degree in Sports physiotherapy.
Kirrily Curran - Women's Health Physio
Mick wears a few different hats around the physiozest clinic. He is the resident Bike Fitter, operating out of the downstairs gym area. He is also a fully qualified remedial massage therapist. He recently added his Diploma to his list of tertiary education including his university teaching degree of B. Education and B. Arts with a major in Physical Education. His cycling career has taken him all over the world and has spanned over 16 years. In that time he has claimed numerous titles including a World Championship, a World Cup and 14 x Australian national titles.
Mick Curran - Bike Fitter & Massage Therapist.
Graduating from University of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire (yes, she’s a Pom) with 1st class honours in 2006, Sophia embarked on her physio career starting in the NHS.
Sophia and her husband Jo made the move to Australia in 2013 where she commenced her work in private practice. Sophia realised her passion for pilates early becoming an accredited APPI teacher, igniting her interest towards women’s health.
Sophia is now a dedicated women’s health physiotherapist. A member of the Women’s Health Training Associates, Sophia is trained in pre and postnatal pain and exercise, pelvic floor dysfunction and incontinence. Sophia is passionate about women’s health, helping to rehabilitate, empower and bring quality back to women’s lives.
Sophia Shippam - Physiotherapist
Nat, our accredited Remedial massage practitioner, graduated from the School of Integrated Body Therapy with a diploma of Remedial Massage. Nat is able to assess and determine the best course of treatment for you ensuring a whole body approach is taken to improve overall vitality.
Nat's areas of interest include myofascial release, sports massage, rehabilitation of soft tissue and overuse injuries and pregnancy massage.
Having graduated from the Human Performance Centre in 2016 with a Cert 4 in Fitness, Nat has spent years working as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor focusing on the mechanics of the body. Nat takes a whole body approach to injury to speed up recovery and get her clients back in the game as soon as possible.
Nat also has a strong passion for pregnancy massage and womens health. Being a mum herself, to son Asher, she knows all the benefits of pregnancy massage to alleviate pregnancy related aches and pains, reduce stress and improve blood flow and lymphatic drainage.
Natalie - Remedial Massage Practitioner
Arja is our Practice Manager and keeps the Physiozest wheels turning day-to-day. Arja has previously worked on the desk at a number of large physio practices and is happy to help with any questions you may have. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Exercise & Sports Science to become an Accredited Exercise Physiologist. She has a keen interest in women’s health since have two children of her own and hopes that one day she can also support and help women achieve their health goals.
Arja Binns - Practice Manager
Ash is the fresh face and voice of the Physiozest desk. You’ll hear her voice and see her face on the days she is not at Uni, where she is completing her teaching degree. Nothing is too much to ask for Ash.
If you’re having a bad day, Ash is the perfect person to stumble across.
If you don’t catch her on the desk, you will see her in Pilates classes where she fully embraces the ‘beginners welcome’ philosophy we have at Physiozest.
Ashleigh Fowler - Reception
Bridie is the friendly face you’ll see as you enter Physiozest. Bridie works behind the desk on her days off uni, where she is completing a Bachelor of Early Childhood Development and a Bachelor of Primary Teaching. Bridie finds nothing too hard and aims to make your Physiozest experience even better than you expected.
If you can’t find Bridie behind the desk, you will see her minding the beautiful babies and children that come through the Physiozest doors.