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Below is the team that makes Lissome Studios amazing service hub that it is! These team members allow for an integrated rehabilitation hub for return to work, from injury, improving your overall health and wellbeing and enjoying it at the same time!

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Physiotherapist (B Ex. Sci./B Phty)
Graduate Certificate Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
Pilates instructor
Level 1 Triathlon Coach

Alissa is principle physiotherapist and founder of the Lissome family. Alissa has a passion for the physiotherapy field and pride herself in the outcomes of her clients. Alissa has always had a love for movement and activity with involvement in Swimming, Surf Life Saving and Running growing up on the Mid North Coast of NSW.

During high school Alissa competed in National Level running in the USA and with this fell into Triathlon where she was Australian Age Group Champion. Alissa graduated from Griffith University in 2009 with a double degree in Exercise Science and Physiotherapy. She has recently finished her Graduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and is finishing her masters this year.

Alissa loves treating anything that is movement related – from sport to everyday activity. She has created a number of technique courses which assist people in improving their recruitment and efficiency during sport.

Alissa found Lissome Physiotherapy in 2014 and Lissome Studios in 2016. These studios work hand in hand to improve peoples health and wellbeing – assisting them to become Active, Nimble and Agile!

Leona
Leona is a physiotherapist who has a keen interest in addressing persistent pain and facilitating recovery through active, exercise based rehabilitation.
Leona graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours, Class 1) in 2015.
During her studies, Leona worked in a clinical Pilates studio alongside dance and sports physiotherapists, and an expert exercise physiologist specialising in chronic pain. Before coming to Lissome, she worked on the Coffs Coast whilst enjoying the wonderful coastal areas and national parks – something she looks forward to exploring on the Gold and Tweed coasts!
Leona has dabbled in a large variety of martial arts from childhood, and thoroughly enjoys the mental and physical discipline required. She was also involved with and received achievement awards for her lengthy involvement with an extracurricular theatre club during her school years. Leona lived overseas for almost a decade and speaks fluent German (her sense of humour is slowly returning).
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Physiotherapist (DPhty)
Accredited Exercise Physiologist
(HumMovmtHlthSt; AEP)
Clinical Pilates Instructor

Kalli is a Physiotherapist, an Exercise Physiologist and a Pilates Instructor. She has been a health professional delivering exercise prescription for 8 years.

She graduated from the University of South Australia in 2010 as an Exercise Physiologist and completed a Doctor of Physiotherapy program at Bond University.

Her main areas of interest are with postural dysfunction, postpartum musculoskeletal issues and upper and lower limb biomechanics to resolve pain or discomfort.

Kalli also thoroughly enjoys working with people of all ages, shapes and sizes to get people living healthy lifestyles. “Exercise is a lifestyle” is one of her frequent expressions!

She has participated in courses focusing on Pilates, Dry needling and Acupuncture and lower limb biomechanics.

Kalli is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) and the Exercise Sports Science Australia (ESSA).

She loves spending time getting out in the sun playing tennis, going for a run, having chats over coffee with friends & family and taking cooking lessons.

Katie

Accredited Practicing Dietitan

Having a lifelong passion for health and nutrition Katie completed her Bachelor of Health Science and her Master of Nutrition and Dietetics at Griffith University. Katie is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and has also studied sports nutrition at the Australian Institute of Sport and has had experience with both sporting teams and individual athletes.

Katies special interests include:

  • Weight management
  • Injury Management
  • Weight loss, weight gain and muscle gain
  • Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Emotional and binge eating management
  • Allergy and intolerance
  • Sports nutrition plans
  • Gastrointestinal disorders (IBS, Coeliac disease, IBD)
  • Paediatric nutrition

Symptom management: Asthma, eczema, hives, bloating, flatulence, reflux, constipation, diarrhoea, headaches and migraines

She has a passion for helping her patients achieve improved health outcomes and enjoys seeing her clients reach their weight and nutritional goals. Working in private practice enables Katie to practice according to her values of promoting successful and sustainable, health change through individualised dietary plans and solutions. Katie has five years experience in private practice Dietetics and has helped numerous patients to achieve their goals.

Katie can assist with:

  • Individual Consultations (Gold Coast Clinic/Online)
  • Personalised Meal Plans
  • 12 Week Weight Loss Programs
  • Online Weight Loss & Lifestyle Meal Plans
  • Genetic Testing for Personalised Nutrition
  • Body Composition Analysis
  • Diet and Nutrient Analysis
  • Menu Analysis and Development
  • Media assistance regarding Food and Nutrition topics
  • Corporate Nutrition Seminars & Cooking Demonstrations

Get in contact with Katie by calling (07) 5539 9032 or email her on katie@shapenutrition.com.au