Our Exercise Physiologists are university qualified specialists in personalised exercise prescription to optimise your health and life. Our company values of Genuinely Want to Help, Always Improving, Going Above and Beyond and Exude Professionalism run strong through each team member. Our highly skilled practitioners are supported by our amazing Client Experience Officers, working together to provide you with an exceptional exercise experience.
Daniel’s high level sporting background and interest of the human body led him to completing a degree in Applied Science (Human Movement Studies) at the University of Queensland in 2005. He has since continued with his passion, helping people reach their goals in health and performance excellence.
As an Exercise Physiologist, Daniel has worked extensively in a number of fields including musculoskeletal rehabilitation, corporate health and special populations. Daniel’s passion lies in athlete development, individualised strength and conditioning programs, and using a scientific approach to help athletes achieve their best performance.
Daniel enjoys working with complex patients who may have multiple concerns. Problem solving is a major part of the Bodytrack Exercise Physiology technique and is what keeps Daniel and the rest of the staff working on innovative solutions in exercise prescription. His passion for helping people achieve their health goals reflects on the Bodytrack vision of Optimising the health and lives of our community.
Daniel has been providing excellent exercise services at Bodytrack since 2006, more than earning his position as Principal AEP, and developing a strong team culture for the staff. Bodytrack is built on an underlying passion to help others improve their health. This culture stems through every staff member who works at Bodytrack and is a vital part of being in the Bodytrack team.
Dan graduated from The University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science majoring in Clinical Exercise Physiology in 2012. Since then, Dan has had a vast range of Exercise Physiology experience across Brisbane treating clients with cardiovascular, metabolic, musculoskeletal and cancer chronic conditions as well as programming to develop the elite athlete in various sports.
He has also been involved in teaching up and coming Exercise Physiologists/Exercise Scientists at the University of Queensland. This included sharing his knowledge, experience and certain skills/techniques to the students ensuring they understand the importance of exercise and the positive effects it can have on the human body.
Dan strongly believes that Exercise IS medicine and that every individual would benefit from exercise therapy, no matter the age, gender or condition. With every client, he ensures his exercise treatment is delivered holistically with social, physical and behavioural factors taken into consideration to develop the best management plan for the client. He will make sure you stay on track to reach your personal goals and will support you through your journey to better health!
In 2016 Dan took on the position of AEP Manager at Bodytrack, a role which involves overseeing staff education, the direction of AEP services and integration of technology for the company.
Elisha’s interest in the physiological processes of the human body began with her experiences as an athlete and coach in her chosen sport of rowing. Her involvement in this sport allowed her to gain a particular interest in musculoskeletal rehabilitation which, in-turn, led her to complete a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science majoring in Clinical Exercise Physiology, class of 2014.
Since joining the Bodytrack team, Elisha has found a passion and talent in Women’s Health, using exercise as medicine for a range of conditions including PCOS, Endometriosis, Breast Cancer, Osteoporosis and pelvic floor rehabilitation. Elisha enjoys guiding and prescribing exercise for women throughout all stages of life, in particular adolescence, pre and post natal, and menopause. Elisha’s skill in the Women’s Health field has led her to become the local Coordinator for the Women’s Health Collective and present on Exercise and Endometrosis for QENDO.
She strongly believes that by furthering her education and keeping up to date with the current scientific evidence she will be equipped to provide a high level of quality care and exercise prescription for rehabilitation.
Kate graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science) in 2010. Her passion for movement as medicine led her to continue her studies and obtain a Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology in 2011 from the Australian Catholic University.
Kate has experience in both the clinical and occupational rehabilitation settings, enabling her to have a holistic understanding of the rehabilitation process and assist clients to achieve lifestyle and work specific goals. Kate has worked with a number of different clients and conditions such as osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease, chronic lower back pain and cancer related treatment and fatigue.
Kate understands that exercise can seem complicated and overwhelming but with the right assistance and support it is a safe, effective and enjoyable intervention for all.
Kate is currently on maternity leave and will return to Bodytrack in 2019.
I chose to study Exercise Physiology because I really enjoyed Futsal and Soccer as both a player and coach. After the impact an exercise physiologist had on my experience in sport, I really wanted to help others in the same way. My degree taught me that exercise is about a lot more than sport and although I still love working with athletes, I really believe that exercise should be part of everyone’s lifestyle.
Holly graduated with a Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology from the Queensland University of Technology in 2017. She has experience in strength and conditioning and teaching clinical Pilates. Holly has also been exposed to the world of elite sport after completing a high-performance internship with the Brisbane Roar A-League team for the 2016-2017 season.
Her experience in neurological and neuromuscular rehabilitation led Holly to develop an interest in this area of Exercise Physiology. She also enjoys seeing the great results specialised exercise prescription has for individuals with conditions such as osteoporosis, cancer and for musculoskeletal rehabilitation.
I chose to study exercise physiology after developing an interest in the human body through my involvement as both an athlete and coach in my chosen sports of Rugby Union and Cricket. An exercise physiologist also assisted me with successful rehabilitation following a knee injury further sparking my interest in the profession. My degree taught me that exercise can improve the health and lives of everyone no matter their age, conditions or lifestyle.
Patrick graduated with a Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology (Honours) from The University of Queensland in 2018. He has experience implementing evidence based exercise prescription to assist people with cardiac conditions, cancer, metabolic disease and musculoskeletal conditions to achieve their health goals. Patrick also has experience working in strength and conditioning through his involvement with the West’s Premier Colts Rugby Union team throughout the 2018 season.
Patrick has a passion for working with athletes at an individual level and in team environments to optimise performance and rehabilitate injuries. He also enjoys seeing the positive impact targeted exercise prescription can have for conditions such as obesity, T2DM, osteoporosis and for musculoskeletal rehabilitation.
I was already an active sportswoman and my passion for working with people lead me to complete a Masters in Exercise Physiology. I love being active outdoors and am a firm believer in practicing what I preach. I’ve recognised exercise is truly the best medicine; I enjoy seeing clients make behavioural changes, become pain free and improve quality of life. I want to help incorporate exercise into everyone’s lifestyle, as I know it will change daily living for the better.
Originally from New Zealand, Ashley graduated with a Bachelor of Sport & Exercise Science in 2014. This is where she developed a passion for using exercise as medicine, which led her to complete a Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology (Hons) at the University of Auckland in 2016. Understanding the significance exercise has on ageing, her dissertation explored associations between socio-demographic factors and the frailty syndrome in older adults with cardiovascular disease. Exercise Physiology was still developing in NZ so work brought her to Australia.
Ashley has had experience in occupational and clinical rehabilitation settings; working with a wide range of clients and conditions such as cardiopulmonary, metabolic, osteoarthritis, pre and post cancer and corporate health groups. Her experience has led her to develop an interest in neurological and neuromuscular rehabilitation and older adult exercise for healthy ageing. Ashley believes in using an evidence based approach to manage long term health, movement, and pain through exercise in a fun and safe environment.
I strongly believe that exercise is an incredibly powerful medicine. When it’s prescribed by an Exercise Physiologist who has comprehensive clinical knowledge and more importantly, understands the client, it not only has the capacity to improve a person’s physical health, but it has power the to create significant change in all aspects of their life.
Nicole first graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Physical Education (Hons) majoring in Exercise Prescription in 2015. Her gratifying experiences delivering exercise in cancer and cardiac populations, and drive to see exercise embedded into healthcare, led her to ‘jump the ditch’ and complete a Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology at the University of Queensland in 2017.
As an Exercise Physiologist Nicole has experience working with a diverse group of clients; from athletes, to healthy populations, and right across the continuum of chronic disease including cardiopulmonary, metabolic, musculoskeletal and neurological conditions. With a passion for exercise oncology, Nicole’s speciality is delivering holistic, tailored exercise therapy to enhance the lives of those diagnosed with cancer.
I always knew I wanted to work in sport or health and really have an impact on people’s lives. Since joining Bodytrack in 2014 I’ve been able to make that impact with the environment we’ve created, the relationships I’ve developed with clients and the opportunity I get to promote our amazing team of Exercise Physiologists. Everyday I get to see the way that exercise and the Bodytrack team have changed people’s lives!
Tara graduated from a Bachelor of Science (Honours) at the University of Queensland in 2013 after completing studies in Exercise Science and Psychology.
Tara has a long standing involvement in sport, predominantly with rowing, having competed and coached for more than ten years. She has coordinated a number of athlete and physical activity programs, which have developed her understanding of the practical and business aspects of sport and exercise. Tara’s work in marketing started in advertising sport and recreational programs and has since broadened into a passion for health and exercise promotion. Tara’s experience and studies are the foundation for her understanding that a personalised, welcoming, and motivating environment is vitally important in creating the opportunity for physical well being.
Nicola joined the Bodytrack team after 6 years in retail and management. She graduated from UQ in 2017 with a Bachelor of Behavioural Science, but didn’t stop there. Her passion for health and helping others lead her to begin studying nursing in 2019. Nicola’s warm and friendly approach is matched with her eye for detail and a wicked sense of humour.
Nicola has a long standing involvement in sport and exercise. She played, umpired and coached netball for over 10 years, and was also involved in hockey, athletics and cross country. More recently, she loves getting on the boxing bag to keep fit! When not studying or working hard, she loves to treat herself with brunch, constantly fighting the struggle of whether to save for a house or to go ahead and buy the avo on toast.. Spoiler, the avo always wins!
Clare joined the Bodytrack team in early 2019 after a long career working as a teacher and school leader in primary schools and kindergartens. She is passionate about developing authentic relationships with clients and providing a welcoming and responsive experience to bookend each session you attend. She is also interested in health and wellness marketing; bringing healthy, active lifestyles and exercise promotion to the fore across all social media platforms for Bodytrack.
She has always led an active lifestyle, with competitive and social netball, kayaking, hiking, running and snorkelling as her regular pastimes. She also enjoys cheering on the Brisbane Lions and Heat at the Gabba with her family, walking the family dog, Stella Sunshine the cheeky spoodle, and taking her two young daughters to the beach.