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Team

Meet the team at Ningaloo Massage & Health. Together we look forward to doing our best to look after your health. Our professionally qualified team continue to enhance their knowledge and skills through continued professional development. To stay up to date with positions available, join our HR Employment Network Subscription at http://eepurl.com/dMCVdE

Danielle Galley 

Physiotherapist

BSC Physiotherapy
Monash University – Victoria

Memberships:
Australian Physiotherapy Association

Health Rebates May Apply
(Direct Bookings, Referrals &
Claims Accepted)

Danielle Galley Profile:

Danielle completed the Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) in 2015 and since has been working in a busy multidisciplinary clinic on the Mornington Peninsula (Victoria), assessing and treating across a wide and complex range of age groups and health conditions. She has also worked with local football teams as their match day Physiotherapist.

Danielle brings to the clinic a compassionate, warm and nurturing approach. She has a passion for Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, and is also trained in providing Dry Needling and Clinical Pilates techniques, which can be incorporated into her treatments. Holding a special interest in Women’s Health, Danielle plans to undergo a Graduate certificate in ‘Continence and Pelvic floor dysfunction’ in the next year.

Danielle says that one of the most rewarding aspects of her career is seeing her clients return to what they love most; whether it be on the sporting field, or in their home; and that is the driving force behind her passion for quality healthcare. She is a strong advocate for preventative approaches in injury prevention and places this focus at the forefront of her treatment, as well as addressing client’s needs.

In her spare time, Danielle has a deep love for the ocean, whether it be surfing, freediving or exploring Australia’s magnificent coastline. She is also a keen long distance runner and hopes to complete another half marathon in the near future.

Danielle looks forward to treating you.

 

Chloe Ye

Remedial Massage Therapist

BSC Physiology
(University of Melbourne, VIC)

Diploma Remedial Massage

Memberships:
Massage & Myotherapy Australia

Health Rebates May Apply

Chloe Ye Profile:

Chloe completed a Bachelor of Science from the University of Melbourne in 2016, majoring in physiology. Seeking hands on experience, Chloe then decided to complete a Diploma of Remedial Massage Therapy to add to her skills set and knowledge of the human body and how it works.

Qualifying as a Remedial Massage Therapist in 2019, Chloe is enjoying her journey in the allied health industry. Chloe has volunteered as a Massage Therapist for ‘Run Melbourne’ and “Mother’s Day Classic Run’ and provided corporate massages for a variety of businesses and the Royal Children’s Hospital.

Having a high interest in human anatomy and how soft tissue therapy can be used to relieve and alleviate pain, Chloe is passionate about helping people as well as continuing to learn and build on her knowledge.

During her massages, Chloe may apply a variety of techniques including, deep pressure, trigger point therapy, myofascial tension techniques and stretching, to treat men and women of all ages and to help relieve them of their ailments.

Outside of Remedial Massage, Chloe enjoys snorkelling, reading and yoga. Multiskilled, also with a background in hospitality and speaking a number of languages including: French, Cantonese and Vietnamese, Chloe enjoys living in Exmouth and meet the variety of people, who visit and live within our local community.

 

 

Evie Shepherd

Remedial Massage Therapist

Diploma Remedial Massage

Memberships:
Massage & Myotherapy Australia

Health Rebates May Apply

Evie Shepherd Profile:

Highly motivated and enthusiastic, Evie is a Qualified Remedial Massage Therapist holding a passion for health and wellbeing, with experience in a wide range of massage techniques, including: cupping, manual lymphatic drainage, myofascial tension release techniques, stretching, trigger point therapy and remedial sports massage. Evie enjoys seeing the many benefits and improvements massage provides to our daily living, applying those same values into all aspects of treatment.

As well as the physical benefits of massage, Evie has a passion for exploring the positive relationship between massage and mental health. With a particular interest in the effects of stress on the body, she had the privilege of being on work experience within the Acute Psychiatric Unit at the Austin Hospital, giving massage treatment as part of the eating disorder program. An area in which she hopes to explore in the future.

Evie has also has worked as a volunteer in a variety of areas including: being a Youth Group Leader, as part of the local community youth group, leading on Camps such as ESA (Equipt, Serve, Assist) summer teen camp, RDA (Riding for the Disabled Australia): working with children with disabilities, as well as caring for animals (paying high attention to safety).

She has provided massage to a wide demographic, including the young and elderly, providing massages in corporate setting; including Parmalat and Toyota, working at multiple Melbourne marathons and working closely alongside netball teams.

Evie also brings with her experience derived from working in an environment, which promotes a natural and rounded approach to health. Working in the local health food store from a young age, she has grown up accustomed to a holistic approach to health.

Through support and consultation, Evie encourages clients to take charge of their own health to support a balanced life. Maintaining an active lifestyle herself, Evie understands the importance of bodily care and maintenance. Through Remedial Sports Massage treatments she works to rehabilitate and continuously optimise lifestyle and performance.

She brings energy and passion to all her treatments and enjoys creating working relationships with local groups and people to enhance the overall wellbeing of the community.

Evie’s Interests outside of her work include netball, pilates, hiking, animals and anything at the beach.

Ivana Torres

Exercise Scientist

Bachelor of Exercise Science
Sports Trainer (Level 1)

Memberships:
Exercise & Sports Science Australia

Ivana Torres Profile:

Ivana completed a Bachelor of Exercise Science at Griffith University, Gold Coast 2019. Coming from a background of playing various sports and keeping active at the gym has fuelled Ivana’s passion to improve the health and well-being of others.

As an accredited Exercise Scientist, registered with Exercise and Sports Science Australia, Ivana applies the science of exercise to develop interventions to improve health, fitness, well-being and assist in the prevention of chronic conditions. She also believes in using an evidence based approach to exercise which aims to educate, promote and implement the adoption of physical activity and exercise to your lifestyle.

With her understanding of musculoskeletal imbalances, Ivana ensures that you are not only exercising to achieve your health and fitness goals but also to prevent the onset of future health complications.

Ivana has experience at Exercise Physiotherapy Clinics, where she has conducted initial consultations, pre-screening and exercise testing, followed up with the delivery of one-on-one and group based exercise programs. She has provided coaching classes and training programs for young children in after school care across various sports including: netball, touch football and basketball. She has volunteered for the QLD Netball team: Firebirds, assisting with setting up pre-game activities for children between 3-15 years old. Ivana also volunteered as a Sports Physiotherapy Assistant, providing sporting activities for children with cerebral palsy.

Outside of work, Ivana enjoys participating in fitness classes, reading, hiking, cooking and travelling.

Ivana is truly passionate about using exercise as medicine. She welcomes you for an initial assessment to ensure she understands your health status, injury history, past and present exercise habits, movement, strength, fitness assessments and goals. Your initial assessment will provide the foundation for prescribing a program to suit your lifestyle.

Whether you have specific fitness or performance goals or are simply exercising for the greatest health benefits, Ivana will tailor a health solution suitable for you.

 

 

Jodie Heselwood

Functional Nutrition Consultant

Lifestyle Coach

Course in Functional Nutrition from the Functional Nutrition Academy

Jodie Heselwood Profile: (Online Consultations)

Jodie is a Functional Nutrition Consultant, Self-care Expert, Lifestyle Coach, Changing Habits and Kultured Wellness Ambassador, Gut Health Geek, Nature Lover, Traveller, Beach Bum, a wife and mother of two children. Jodie is also the founder of “The Whole Way”, a business dedicated to providing education, knowledge and support for optimum health and wellness.

Her area of interest lies in creating through foods, using food as our number one medicine, understanding how both our environment and diet can positively impact our health.

Drawing on years of experience and research and applying what she’s learnt in the treatment of herself, Jodie now educates others on how vital and simple diet, environmental and lifestyle changes can be. She is also the creator and facilitator of the “First Steps to Change”. The program being so successful in providing support, education and guidance to those who wish to start taking control of their health and in fact their lives.

She is truly passionate about the health of our community and especially the health of our children ensuring our next generation reaches their full potential. Providing an online space for mums to be educated in a gentle and comfortable environment with her online coffee dates: “Coffee : Coaching : Connection”.

Book in with Jodie today and start feeling well. You deserve it.

APPOINTMENTS:
Consultations will be held online. Bookings can be made through the Ningaloo Massage & Health website or face book sites.  Once a booking has been made, Jodie will contact you for your preferred method of communication i.e. facetime, skype, etc and follow through with the requirements for your consultation.

Tania Knight

Owner Manager
Remedial Massage Therapist

Bachelor of Business
(Charles Darwin University, NT)

Diploma of Remedial Massage (Diploma of Sports Injuries & Massage)
(Westminster, London UK, Converted at the Australian Institute, WA)

Diploma of Holistic Massage
(Westminster, London UK)

Certified In:
Dry Needling
Traditional East-West Cupping
Hot Stones
Reiki
Infant Massage Instructor

Workshops & Classes Attended:
Lower Back Pain –
Assessment and Treatment Strategies
(Perth, WA)
Real Time Imaging
(Perth, WA)
Wet Labs
(Curtin University & UWA, Perth WA)
Stretching Master Workshop
(Westminster, London UK)
Back Master Workshop
(Westminster, London UK)
Massage Treatment of Soft Tissue Dysfunction of the Hip & Sacro-Iliac Joints Workshop
(Perth, WA)
Massage Treatment of Soft Tissue Dysfunction of the Thoracic Spine & Scapula Workshop
(Perth, WA)

Memberships:
Massage & Myotherapy Australia

Health Rebates May Apply

Tania Knight Profile:

Tania is the Owner Manger of the health clinic: Ningaloo Massage & Health. Following her interest in the rehabilitation of the human body, Tania graduated from her first massage diploma in 2003 and continued her studies by completing another diploma in sports injury and massage. Travelling around the world, Tania has shadowed Olympic Physiotherapists in London, France and Australia and worked in a variety of clinics as a Sports Massage Therapist. Returning to Australia in 2007, Tania became a Remedial Massage Therapist and established her business in Perth. Following her passion for the ocean to live in Exmouth by the Ningaloo Reef, Tania moved to Exmouth: Western Australia and on the 9th December 2008 relocated her business to Exmouth, now known as Ningaloo Massage & Health.

Tania continued her professional development as a Remedial Massage Therapist, which has involved using real time imaging machines to view the muscular skeletal system, wet labs to view the actual human anatomy, and a variety of complementary workshops and courses.

Simultaneously, Tania also followed her maritime interests, which allowed her to train as a Dive Medical Technician and Decompression Chamber Operator. During training through The Underwater Centre Fremantle Pty Ltd (TUCF), Tania trained and assisted at the Hyperbaric Chamber Department of the Fremantle Hospital, the Emergency Department of the Fremantle Hospital and in an operating theatre at the Royal Perth Hospital. While working internationally offshore, Tania operated a decompression chamber as a Commercial Diver.

Tania previously completed a Bachelor of Business and worked as a Senior Business Management & Process Re-Engineer Consultant and Senior Analyst, for over 7 years, on local and international projects in the NT, WA and UK. Tania worked with 4 of the Big 5, employed by Arthur Andersen Consulting, Ernst & Young, DMR Consulting Group, and worked as a freelancer in conjunction with Deloitte & Touche and KPMG / ATOS.

Tania was involved in project management teams, conducting strategic reviews and advising fortune 500 companies (Wesfarmers) and government organisations on how to optimise, re-engineer and maximise the efficiency of business processes, roll out methodologies, audit processes, conduct risk assessments & change management strategies, implement technologies, testing and training.

Tania has worked across a large number of industries in an variety of locations including St Georges Terrace; Perth Western Australia, the business district of Darwin; Northern Territory, and the financial district of London; United Kingdom, where she has gained an in-depth understand of business requirements.

In 2011 Tania completed a 6 month Leadership WA program, after receiving a scholarship from Rio Tinto. Leadership WA is ‘an independent, non-for-profit organisation that facilitates leadership enhancement opportunities for high potential leaders’ (LWA website 2011). The program incorporates individual development and community involvement. Participation in this program encouraged and supported Tania to pursue her interest in helping the rural community of Exmouth, which lead to the development of the Physiotherapy service in our clinic.

Merging her skill set from all careers, Tania aimed to evolved Ningaloo Massage & Health clinic from a service of remedial massage into a clinic which could provide a full circle treatment program to our remote town, whereby clients could seek assistance from a team of professional Therapists.

To date, our clinic has employed a range of professional Therapists from Physiotherapy, Osteopathy, Massage: Remedial and Relaxation, Integrative and Nutritional Health and Life Coaching. Ningaloo Massage & Health clinic continues to evolve and employs a team of Therapists with a passion of “supporting a healthier lifestyle” for our clients.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LEADERSHIP WA

In 2011 Tania completed a 6 month Leadership WA program 2011 after receiving a scholarship. Leadership WA is ‘an independent, non-for-profit organisation that facilitates leadership enhancement opportunities for high potential leaders’ (LWA website 2011). The program incorporates individual development and community involvement. Participation in this program encouraged and supported Tania in pursuing her interest in helping the rural community of Exmouth. Refer to website http://www.leadershipwa.org.au/ for more details.