Christine Verveen – Pilates Instructor
Chris is a Chartered Physiotherapist masters level with over 20 years’ experience in physiotherapy and 13 years as a Pilates instructor. Chris is committed to working on your individual exercise goals and strives to ensure that you develop a strong understanding of your posture, body awareness and core control, whether in an individual or group setting.
Chris trained at University College Dublin. She completed her Master of Physiotherapy post-graduate training at Melbourne University in 2015, specialising in Women’s health, pelvic floor physiotherapy and exercise for women. Chris is trained in using “real-time” ultrasound technology and can use the clinic’s state-of-the-art equipment to thoroughly assess the deep stabilising muscles if required.
Chris also has special interests in ante-natal and post-natal exercise, orthopaedics, general rehabilitation and spinal conditioning, which is delivered through her targeted Pilates sessions.
|Master of Physiotherapy (Hons) from the University of Melbourne (2015)|
|Postgraduate Certificate in Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy (Hons) from the University of Melbourne (2009)|
|Pilates Instructors’ Course, Australian Pilates Method Association, Melbourne (2003)|
|Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons), University College Dublin (1996)|
|September 2011 – August 2016: Women’s Health Physiotherapist, Pilates Instructor, SpringPhysioGym, Melbourne, Australia|
|May 2011 – August 2016: Senior Orthopaedic Physiotherapist, Box Hill Hospital, Melbourne, Australia|
|May 2008 – August 2016: Physiotherapist, Pilates Instructor, Kooyong Physiotherapy Centre, Melbourne, Australia|
|April 2009 – April 2011: Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist, Women’s and Men’s Health Physiotherapy, Melbourne, Australia|
|January 2006 – March 2008: Senior Community Physiotherapist, HSE Dublin Mid-Leinster, Ireland|
|November 2003 – June 2005: Physiotherapist, Pilates Instructor, Kooyong Physiotherapy Centre, Melbourne Australia|
|September 2001 – October 2003: Staff Rotational Physiotherapist, Epworth Hospital, Melbourne, Australia|
|September 2000 – August 2001: Physiotherapist, Tooronga Village Sports Physiotherapy, Melbourne, Australia|
|January 2000 – August 2000: Staff Rotational Physiotherapist, Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Dublin, Ireland|
|March 1997 – December 1999: Physiotherapist, Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline, Scotland|
|July 1996 – May 1997: Junior Physiotherapist, Southend General Hospital, Essex, England|
Personal Sporting Profile
|Enjoys Pilates, skiing, walking, swimming.|
|Completed several running, triathlon and charity walk events.|