Rebecca Brown BEXSS (AEP, AES) ESSAM
Bec graduated from QUT with a Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology in 2016 and is now an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Exercise Scientist. She has additional qualification in Strength and Conditioning (Australian Strength and Conditioning Association), Sports Training (Australian Sports Medicine Australia) and Pilates certification (Pilates Institute Queensland).
Throughout her studies Bec has always had a passion for High Performance and Injury Prevention. She started working with GPS Rugby Club as a Strength and Conditioning intern and this eventually led to a paid position four years later working with the Premier Grade team to help facilitate injury prevention, game day strapping and medical needs. She continued working in Rugby after graduation and also with All Hallows School rowing, overseeing their strength and conditioning throughout all senior crews. Bec joined RMPhysio in 2018 as senior Exercise Physiologist to further develop their Exercise Physiology program.
Bec completed her dance training on the Gold Coast completing her ATOD and RAD examinations in ballet, jazz, contemporary and tap while also choreographing for musical theatre projects. She moved to Brisbane in 2012 to study dance and creative industries at QUT before transitioning to complete her Exercise Physiology degree. Throughout her training she has worked with many inspiring teachers and dancers and has developed technique tips that allow a dancer to improve the extra one percent. Bec is passionate about the opportunity to combine her two loves of high performance and rehabilitation and dance to help dancers reach their full potential in the performing arts. Bec continues to dance herself and loves encouraging others to keep dancing no matter what age.
Grace Williams BPhty (Hons)
Grace graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) from the University of Queensland in 2015. Following graduation, Grace worked in a large sports medicine clinic in Brisbane treating a variety of musculoskeletal conditions. It was sports and musculoskeletal physio that sparked Grace’s interest in the profession following involvement in dance from the age of three. In 2018 she moved to the UK to follow her passion of providing exceptional physiotherapy care to performers.
Whilst in the UK Grace secured a role as the Physiotherapist for touring musical theatre companies. Grace worked as the sole Physiotherapist on the UK and Ireland tour of Dirty Dancing, Kinky Boots and A Monster Calls. Grace also worked as the Physiotherapist for musical theatre companies in London’s West End including Come From Away and The Play that Goes Wrong. She has experience working behind the scenes in film, providing physiotherapy care to cast and crew for Netflix productions filming at Shepperton Studios London.
In addition to physiotherapy treatment, Grace offers dance and pre-pointe assessments for dancers looking to progress to pointe, to further their dance technique or to stand out in an audition.
Further training has enabled Grace to also work in the specialised area of vocal physiotherapy assessment and treatment. She understands the importance of the mechanics of the voice and neck in musical theatre performers, singers, public speakers and musicians.
Grace is a qualified pilates instructor in both matwork and equipment, attaining her certification through the Pilates Institute of Queensland in 2014 and completing extra training in this area for dancers in 2017. Grace supervises many of our RehabFit and Pilates classes offered at RMPhysio.
Grace has trained in many styles of dance including ballet, jazz, contemporary, tap and aerial dance. She completed exams in the RAD ballet syllabus up to Advanced 2 and holds a CSTD jazz teachers’ certificate. This background, alongside experience treating professionals in musical theatre, enables her to have a good understanding of the demands of a professional performer and what is required of them to achieve at their optimal level. She is enthusiastic about athletes, dancers and performers reaching their full potential and believes the RehabFit classes offered at RMPhysio are a useful adjunct to consider in any rehabilitation program. Her approach to treatment is holistic incorporating education, manual therapy, dry needling, exercise prescription and clinical pilates.
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