Pilates @ Sippy Downs Sports & Spinal

Sports & Spinal’s Clinical Pilates classes are based on seven key principles: breathing, centering, concentration, control, precision, flow and efficiency of movement and flexibility. Our classes can assist with spinal pain, poor posture, body awareness, relaxation and pelvic floor weakness.

Benefits of Clinical Pilates @ Sports & Spinal:

  • After the initial assessment, the first 2 weeks are FREE! (Unlimited classes)
  • Small personal sessions with a maximum of 4 people
  • Ideal for injury rehabilitation and prevention, pre and postnatal recovery
  • Full 60-minute classes
  • All sessions are run by university qualified instructors (Either Physio or Exercise Physiologist)
  • Individually tailored rehab programs based on goals and initial assessment
  • Ongoing program progressions as you advance
  • Flexibility to book sessions individually, in a pack of 10 or within a membership  (3, 6 or 12 months & direct debit options available)
  • Private health rebates are available

Our Pilates classes are held within our Sippy Downs Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy clinic which can be found at 9 Ochre Way. Bookings are essential for Pilates classes and health fund rebates can apply, so get in touch today to find out more.

Classes are available Monday to Saturday. Medicare rebates and HICAPS health fund claims are available. EFTPOS and credit card facilities are also available for payment. Modern, clean and inviting, your local Sippy Downs clinic is a popular choice for Sunshine Coast residents looking for Physiotherapy, Pilates, Podiatry, Exercise PhysiologyDietetics, Remedial Massage, Move4Life and New You Classes.

Meet the Instructors @ Sippy Downs

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Bethany Butler

Hand Therapy

Bethany Butler is a physiotherapist with a special interest in the upper limb – shoulder, elbow, wrist & hand conditions. She is in the process of completing further study to become an Accredited Hand Therapist (AHT) through the Australian Hand Therapy Association. Hand Therapists are best positioned to help people recover full hand and arm function back after injury.

After completing her physiotherapy degree in Brisbane at the Australian Catholic University, Bethany moved up to the Sunshine Coast and has continually been working within the private physiotherapy clinic treating all areas of the body. She developed an early love for exercise and movement for treating illness and still integrates Clinical Pilates and gym-based rehabilitation into her treatment of the upper extremity.

Bethany loves to see people take control of their health in a holistic manner, whether that be by adapting & adjusting psychology or lifestyle factors, providing education on managing persistent pain, optimising movement patterns and treating complex injuries. She values building long-term relationships with patients, doctors, specialists and other medical professionals; working cohesively together to achieve optimal results for her patients. In her downtime, Bethany loves to spend time writing music, surfing & living an active lifestyle outdoors – enjoying the best of the Sunshine Coast has to offer.

Bethany is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our Sippy Downs location.

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Alannah Grimm

Physiotherapist

Alannah completed her Master of Physiotherapy studies in Canberra before moving to Harvey Bay to work in private practice. Allannah has a background in sports and exercise science and has completed several professional development courses, including Pilates mat work and APA Sports Physiotherapy Level 1 and 2. Alannah is always open to further expand her knowledge and experience and will be looking to undertake more courses soon. Alannah has previously worked with rugby union and soccer teams in Canberra but also enjoys all things running and swimming.

Alannah is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our Landsborough and Sippy Downs locations.

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Sam Fahey

General Physiotherapy

Sam completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy with James Cook University before relocating to the Sunshine Coast. A passion for movement, performance, injury prevention and rehabilitation, he is a firm believer in a holistic approach to treatment. Sam has a unique view, having worked within the medical system, as a Crossfit Coach, as a Personal Trainer, and believes movement is medicine!

Sam’s interests include strength and conditioning, Crossfit, weightlifting, and general health and fitness. Having competed at a high level within his chosen sport of Crossfit, he knows the demands of training and competing well, having also dealt with various injuries himself.

Sam leads an active lifestyle and if not found within the gym he will be out on the beach, mountains, his motorbike, or travelling.

Sam is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our Sippy Downs and Nambour locations.

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Ashlee Unie

General Physiotherapy

Ashlee graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) from the University of Queensland. Since then she has developed a keen interest in musculoskeletal and sporting injuries with a holistic attitude in regard to rehabilitation. She is passionate about seeing clients of all abilities achieve their short and long-term goals and improve their health and quality of life. Ashlee’s focus is on providing individualised, evidence-based approaches for her clients and ensuring that they receive the highest level of care.

Outside of physio, Ashlee is a member of the Sunshine Coast Lightning squad as a training partner and competes in the Australian Netball League. She is keen to translate her experience in the high-performance environment to help her clients achieve their goals in all areas.

Ashlee is available for Physiotherapy appointments at our Coolum  & Sippy Downs locations.

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Gemma Egan

Exercise Physiologist

Gemma has a strong belief that living an active healthy lifestyle improves both longevity and quality of life. She has completed a Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Science and has gained accreditation as an Exercise Physiologist (AEP).

Gemma has developed a passion for spinal rehabilitation and improving quality of life for those suffering from lower back pain. She has also worked with a wide range of conditions including but not limited to musculoskeletal injuries, obesity, diabetes, heart conditions and osteoarthritis.

Gemma has a strong focus on prescribing programs that are individually tailored and that can be self-managed for future health and fitness.

Gemma is available for Exercise Physiology appointments at our Coolum and Sippy Downs location.

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Annika Coyne

Exercise Physiologist

Annika is an enthusiastic Exercise Physiologist with a passion for Women’s Health. Annika has experience working with pelvic floor dysfunction, diastisis rectus abdominas, pre and post-natal, pelvic & lower back pain. She supports all women by educating them to better understand and manage their condition and restores physical function through exercise. Annika also has a special interest in musculoskeletal rehabilitation. She is committed to delivering high-quality Exercise Physiology, prescribing the best rehabilitation plans based on her clients’ goals. Annika’s love of sport and exercise is what drives her passion for health and well-being. Annika believes that TODAY is always the right day to start.

Annika is available for Exercise Physiology appointments at our Sippy Downs location.

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Parking @ Sippy Downs

There is plenty of parking located in the Ochre Health Medical Centre carpark off Ochre Way.

Servicing Areas

Chancellor Park