Osteopath & Clinic Owner
B.Sci.(Clin.Sci.),M.H.Sci.(Osteo.), OA Member. Pilates, Yoga & Xtend Barre Instructor
Andrea completed her osteopathic qualifications at Victoria University in Melbourne in 2000. Her approach is patient-centered where she uses a variety of hands on techniques such as soft-tissue release, joint mobilization, joint manipulation, visceral manipulation, cranial osteopathy and Trigger Point Dry Needling along with giving advice on exercise and nutrition. Andrea has done extensive post-graduate training in Visceral Osteopathy, also called Visceral Manipulation, as well as Cranial Osteopathy, and through this she has developed a special interest in treating people with digestive problems, as well as babies & children and pregnant patients.
Andrea was a professional dancer for 12 years, working overseas at the Moulin Rouge in Paris, Son Amar in Spain and Carnival Cruises in the USA. Because of this, Andrea treats many dancers and conducts pre-pointe and dance fitness assessments for dancers of all ages. Through this she advises dancers on Pilates based exercise programs to improve technique and strength. Andrea is trained in Pilates and Yoga and also teaches Xtend Barre classes. Andrea is a Teacher Trainer of Xtend Barre teachers in Australia and New Zealand. Andrea is the owner and director of Southside Clinic and Xtend Barre Southside & Eastside. Andrea is a member of Osteopathy Australia.