About

Lyz Evans

Provider Number: 4147084A

Practice Principal – Women’s Health, Musculoskeletal and Clinical Pilates Practitioner
B.APP.SCI: PHYSIOTHERAPY
POST GRADUATE CERT. WOMENS HEALTH & CONTINENCE

 

Lyz is the passionate founder of WIF who had a vision to create a clinic exclusively for women, catering to their unique needs through every life stage.

With over 13 years of experience in Women’s Health she specialises in complex musculoskeletal conditions and how they relate to the pelvic floor.

Lyz is completing her Masters In Women’s Health and Continence and is currently undertaking research into 3rd and 4th degree perineal tear recovery, through her second workplace The Royal Hospital for Women, Randwick.

She’s also a mum to a busy toddler and loves staying fit with HiFit classes, running, and Pilates.

Melissa Chapman

Provider Number: 2497415Y

Senior Women’s Health and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist & Pilates Practitioner
B.APP.SCI: PHYSIOTHERAPY

Melissa is a highly accomplished Women’s Health Physiotherapist with 15 years of experience at Royal Hospital for Women and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

She specialises in complex issues of the pelvic floor and how they relate to the musculoskeletal function of the body.

Melissa is a qualified Childbirth Educator, a trained Pre and Postnatal Pilates Instructor and a mum to three active kids.

 

Karen Crudden

Provider Number: 4389044X

Women’s Health and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist & Pilates Practitioner
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

Karen is our passionate Irish Physio who has extensive experience in complex low back and pelvic girdle pain.

She has undertaken postgraduate studies in Women’s Health and specialises in the treatment of urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.

Karen runs most of our pregnancy and postnatal mat pilates classes. She loves to see women through their childbearing journey, helping them make an optimal recovery post birth.

Karen is very happy to call Australia ‘ home’ and when she isn’t being a Physio, enjoys spending time with friends, her Australian family and exploring beyond the beautiful Sydney.

 

 

Peta Gosbee

Provider Number: 2665217F

Sports Physiotherapist and Visceral Physiotherapist
MPhty, BAppSc (Ex&Sp.Sc)
Postgraduate Certificate Sports Physiotherapy

Peta holds her Sports Masters and is highly experienced in complex pelvic girdle, hip, lumbar and rib dysfunction, particularly those affecting women.

She is the Physio for NSW’s Elite Trampoline Squad and has a special interest in Visceral Therapy and how this relates to musculoskeletal, pelvic floor and bladder dysfunctions.  She uses these techniques to address abnormal forces from the viscera that may be affecting the optimal functioning of the body, its movement and posture.

Peta is currently pregnant with her first child and can be found in the clinic on Fridays.

Sarah May

Provider Number: 4738384B

Musculoskeletal, Women’s Health and Clinical Pilates Physiotherapist
B.PHYSIOTHERAPY CPP

Sarah is an energetic Women’s Health Physiotherapist and Pilates Instructor who has a passion for rehabilitation and optimising the function of women.

She specialises in postnatal and post surgical rehab, pelvic girdle pain and pelvic floor conditions.

Sarah is an and energetic Physiotherapist with a passion for clinical pilates, Musculoskeletal conditions and pelvic floor care.

Sarah has undertaken extensive Pilates training and has received a Professional Diploma of Rehabilitation Pilates through Polestar Pilates, a leader of education in the Pilates world. Sarah teaches both equipment and mat Pilates classes, and enjoys using this to help people return to the activities they love doing.

When not at work Sarah will be found outside as much as possible. She enjoys sailing, pretending she can surf and challenging herself with Pilates classes.

 

Clare Dingle

Provider Number: 2415014W

Senior Women’s Health, Musculoskeletal & Pilates Physiotherapist
BSC (HONS) PHYSIOTHERAPY

Clare is an experienced physiotherapist with a specific interest and expertise in Women’s Health Physiotherapy and spinal and postural health. Clare feels passionate about supporting the well-being and fitness of women of all ages, from pregnancy to menopause and beyond… She provides thorough effective treatment for pregnancy related issues and post-natal care, pelvic floor problems, continence issues, post-surgical recovery and pelvic pain.

She enjoys treating neck pain and headaches, pelvis and back problems and she can help you improve your posture through muscle retraining and individual strengthening exercises. In addition to Pelvic Floor rehabilitation, her post-graduate courses include Clinical Pilates, Acupuncture and Cranio-Sacral Therapy and she uses these techniques to give a holistic approach to your physiotherapy treatment.

Clare graduated from the University of East Anglia (UK) in 1995. She has worked in a variety of hospitals, sports injury clinics and private practice roles, including a specialist Sydney posture and spinal musculoskeletal clinic.

When not being a Physio, Clare is busy being a mum to her two children, walking her dog and keeping fit in the gym, on the tennis court or down at Coogee beach.

 

Katherine Smith

Provider Number: 4978756W

Exercise Physiologist & Pilates Practitioner
B EX PHYS, AES, AEP

Katherine’s career in the fitness industry began after years of battling chronic illness and finally finding relief through exercise based rehabilitation. Her strive to overcome Chronic Fatigue Syndrome led her to completing training as a Pilates and Group Fitness Instructor to help others overcome obstacles in their own lives and become the best version of themselves. Driven to learn more about rehabilitation she went on to complete a degree in Exercise Physiology at the University of New South Wales.

As an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Clinical Pilates Instructor Katherine combines her technical knowledge and practical experience to provide her clients with the best opportunity to achieve their goals. Katherine enjoys challenging her clients, teaching precise movement and technique to help the body recover from injury or improve functionality. She has extensive experience in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation and Pre/Post Natal Training.

Katherine has a strong passion for fitness and Pilates, and loves teaching. She is dedicated to completing ongoing training and always strives to provide her clients with the most up to date research in nutrition and training techniques.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Exercise Physiology (BExPhys)
• Certified Practitioner of Pilates for Rehabilitation
• Certified Practitioner of Studio and Mat Pilates
• Certified Pre/Post Natal Instructor
• Certified Yoga Instructor
• Certificate III in Fitness

 

Jaimi Iredale

Pilates Practitioner
B PSYCH (HONS), B PHYSIOTHERAPY (STUDENT)

After graduating from her first degree in Psychology at the University of New South Wales in 2012, Jaimi worked in medical research where she developed a keen interest in the mind-body connection and a holistic approach to healthcare. Many years playing representative netball and an injury while training for a marathon catalysed her career in human movement and she began her Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2015. She is currently in the third year of her degree.

Jaimi began doing Pilates as part of her own rehabilitation and fell in love with the holistic benefits of strengthening and conditioning the whole body, as well as the ways in which Pilates can be adapted to improve movement for those of all ages and physical histories. She completed her Pilates instructor training with Studio Pilates International in 2015 and began working as an instructor in several studios and physiotherapy clinics around Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs. Since working with several pre-natal and post-natal clients, she also undertook and completed her Pilates for pregnancy course.

Jaimi has a passion for all aspects of health and when not studying or teaching Pilates, you can find her enjoying the company of her partner and family, and at the beach stand up paddle boarding.

 

As many of our patients are mums we are child and baby friendly.

 

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