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Fitzroy
(03) 9417 0869
Richmond
(03) 9421 1049
Malvern Rd
(03) 9822 7873

Ben Foster

Ben is a Physiotherapist and Clinical Pilates Practitioner. He grew up on a property outside of the sporting town of Wagga Wagga NSW. He brings a wealth of knowledge through his work with the AFL NSW and GWS Giants Academy’s.
Ben believes dynamic goal setting can help with a broad range of injury healing and building your way to a healthy ritualistic lifestyle.
Ben also combines his knowledge of strength and conditioning, together with his Tai Chi history to enable the middle aged and elderly to continue doing what they love in life.
Find Ben in Malvern Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat, and in Richmond Tue & Thurs.

Teachers

Ben Foster

Ben is a Physiotherapist and Clinical Pilates Practitioner. He grew up on a property outside of the sporting town of Wagga Wagga NSW. He brings a wealth of knowledge through his work with the AFL NSW and GWS Giants Academy’s.
Ben believes dynamic goal setting can help with a broad range of injury healing and building your way to a healthy ritualistic lifestyle.
Ben also combines his knowledge of strength and conditioning, together with his Tai Chi history to enable the middle aged and elderly to continue doing what they love in life.
Find Ben in Malvern Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat, and in Richmond Tue & Thurs.

Emily Korn

Emily is a Physiotherapist, Sports Scientist, and Pilates Practitioner. Having worked in High Performance Roles in elite sport, including the AFL and A-League, Emily has a solid foundation and depth of experience in exercise based rehabilitation. She is passionate about treating all musculoskeletal injuries, with a specific interest in the spine and pelvis where she employs a combination of manual therapy and Pilates expertise.
Emily has a strong belief in integrating Evidence Based Medicine with a holistic patient-centred approach. Her objective is to further the physical and mental well-being of her patients empowering them on a path to recovery and good health.
Find Emily in Malvern Monday, Wednesday & Friday and in Richmond Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday.

Alana McCormack

Alana is a Physiotherapist and Clinical Pilates Practitioner who completed a Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Physiotherapy at La Trobe University. Alana works as a Physiotherapist for the Old Melburnians Football Club and focuses on an evidence based approach to rehabilitation and injury management. Alana has experience working within the private practice setting and has developed a strong interest in Women’s Health particularly during the Ante and Postnatal period. Combined with her passion for holistic health, strength and fitness she takes a client centred approach to her practice.
Find Alana in Richmond Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday and in Malvern Tuesday & Thursday.

Charlotte Knight

Charlotte is a Physiotherapist and Pilates Practitioner. Alongside Universal Practice, she works at the Old Melburnians Football Club in the VAFA as a Physiotherapist and has a special interest in sports related injuries.
Charlotte has played both netball and tennis at a competitive level while managing low back pain, knee and ankle injuries which she has had to manage with Physiotherapy, Yoga and Clinical Pilates.
Aside from the sporting population, Charlotte also has a special interest in women’s health including pre and post-natal care, exercise throughout pregnancy and beyond as well as pelvic floor training.
Charlotte likes to use Clinical Pilates to rehabilitate and assist with achieving client’s goals as well as promoting overall wellbeing. Her hobbies include yoga, pilates, running, hiking and coaching the Melbourne Girls Grammar 1st Tennis Team.

James Barjasic

James is a Physiotherapist and Clinical Pilates Practitioner. James has a long history in competing in high level sport in Australian Rules Football, and also works as the Senior Physiotherapist at the West Brunswick Amateur Football Club. James is passionate about sports science and uses an objective, considered and client specific approach to sports medicine and wellbeing.

Emma Rundgren

Emma is a Swedish physiotherapist who completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Physiotherapy in Sweden and her Master of Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy) at The University of Melbourne in 2002.
She has worked for the past 18 years in private practice, both in Scandinavia and in Australia.

Emma has a strong interest in the fields of musculoskeletal physiotherapy, sports injuries and chronic pain management, and she combines her manual therapy with an exercise based approach, including the integration of yoga as therapy for strengthening, healing and health.

Carly McConnell

Carly is a Physiotherapist and Clinical Pilates Instructor. Carly also works as the Head Physiotherapist at the Old Melburnians Football Club and as the Senior Physiotherapist for the Victorian Amateur Football Association’s representative team, most recently travelling with them internationally in 2017. Carly has a passion for both recreational and elite sports, with a strong focus on returning to sport after injury and optimising performance in sports through exercise-based rehab and injury prevention programs. Carly has also lead research in to pelvic floor dysfunction which is currently awaiting publication.

Rian McGough

Rian is a Physiotherapist and Clinical Pilates Instructor. He studied Exercise Science prior to studying Physiotherapy and has a strong belief in Evidence Based Practice and Holistic Medicine. Rian is passionate about injury prevention, previously having played Australian Rules Football for the Richmond Football Club in the Victorian Football League, and the Casey Scorpions. He is also passionate about age optimisation and enjoys working with older clients in a rehabilitative, sports and pain management setting.

Rian is available for Physiotherapy Appointments and leads our Strength & Conditioning Classes.

Sarah Wolff

Sarah is a Physiotherapist, Clinical Pilates and Yoga Practitioner. Sarah has a special interest in treating spinal, pelvic and lower limb injuries using an individual and holistic approach to help clients achieve their physical goals. Through her extensive Pilates experience and strong understanding of human movement, Sarah specialises in biomechanical and postural retraining, exercise-based rehabilitation and sports injury management.

Sarah is an educator with our UP Edu Program, lecturing and tutoring on our Clinical Pilates Courses, and currently works alongside Universal Practice and the Carlton Football Club running yoga and recovery sessions for their athletes.

She has worked and travelled with a variety of sporting teams including the Open Men’s Victorian Indoor Hockey, Open Men’s Premier League Hockey and the Collegians Football Club. She also enjoys competing in high level sport herself, playing competitive Netball in the Victorian Netball League.

Sammy Prowse (Wilson)

Sammy is a physiotherapist and the founder of Universal Practice.
Sammy has 10 years experience in the physiotherapy profession, in elite sport working with Gymnastics Australia, the Hawthorn Football Club, the Carlton Football Club and the Melbourne Football Club, and various Olympic Athletes.
She combines evidence-based physiotherapy, specific exercise rehabilitation and holistic practices to deliver a best practice approach to medicine.

Sarah Lynch (Templer)

Sarah is a Physiotherapist, offering Treatment, Clinical Pilates and Yoga. Sarah has completed the world recognised Bobarth Certificate, and specialises in the rehabilitation of chronic disease and neurological conditions including post neurological event, progressive disease (eg. MS & Parkinson’s Disease), chronic fatigue, chronic pain and works closely with psychologists for a more holistic approach. Sarah brings an integrated, systemic approach to her Physiotherapy, Pilates and Yoga treatments that fold together foundational movement patterns, strengthening and breath control, to optimise her clients’ function.

Anne-Marie Boys

Anne-Marie is a Physiotherapist and Clinical Pilates Practitioner. She specialises in orthopaedic assessment and post surgical rehabilitation and management. She believes strongly in the benefits of exercise  and Pilates for rehabilitation, injury prevention, and general health and wellbeing. Her classes are anatomically based with a emphasis on strength and alignment. Anne-Marie is a keen sportswoman herself and plays competitive Touch Rugby and Soccer.

Liv Jenvey

Liv is a Physiotherapist and Yoga Practitioner. Liv specialises in cardio-respiratory physiotherapy, making her invaluably well-positioned to teach and tailor Physiotherapy-lead Yoga with an emphasis on breath technique and movement patterns. Understanding the scientific, holistic and meditative aspects of yoga, as well as the underlying physiology of how our body works, Liv brings a science based, holistic and caring approach to her Yoga Classes.

Abby De Kretser

Abby is a Physiotherapist, Clinical Pilates and Yoga Instructor and Head of Education at UP Edu. Her depth of knowledge, understanding and precision of human movement allows her to deliver a holistic approach to movement and medicine, that is grounded in science. She is particularly focused through her work around the pelvis and spine and combines her extensive Pilates and yoga experience with an evidence based hands on approach to rehabilitation and injury prevention.