Physiotherapist, Clinical Pilates Practitioner and Studio Director/Owner
Susie trained first as a Physiotherapist, then as a Pilates Instructor in 1996 after practicing the Pilates Method for four years as a client following a dance-related injury. She has over 30 years experience as a practicing Physiotherapist, having worked in both London and Sydney in the public hospital and private systems. Susie is currently the onsite Physiotherapist for dancers and performance artists at the McDonald College, North Strathfield, in addition to the Annandale practice.
Susie runs regular lectures in injury prevention and integration of the Pilates Method into Injury/Pathology Management for various Pilates teacher training courses. She is also involved in training Physiotherapists in manual therapy assessment and treatment, and in the use of real time ultrasound biofeedback to assist deep joint dynamic stabilisation.
Susie is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association, Practitioner Level 4 Member of the Australian Pilates Method Association and a member of the International Association for Dance Medicine and Science. She has a special interest in treating and training dancers, sports people with muscle imbalance following injury and in functional exercise rehabilitation for spinal and pelvic dysfunction.