Practitioners

Esther

Esther has a broad range of experience, from her 17-years in the health and fitness industry working with clients from a diverse background, to work within medical practices, corporate health and wellness, gyms and personal training studios in both Australia and Singapore. She also has extensive experience in the private sector with her focus in corporate wellness and exercise rehabilitation in clinics, hospitals, and community centres.

Esther completed her Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement) at Australian Catholic University in 2000, Graduate Diploma in Exercise for Rehabilitation at Victoria University in 2005 and a Master of Applied Science (Exercise Rehabilitation) at Victoria University in 2006.

Esther started her career in Singapore as a Sales & Marketing Executive and Event Co-ordinator in one of the leading Corporate Gyms in 2000 – 2004. She was later deployed to assist in the setting up of a new Personal Training gym and to be responsible for its daily operations which include managing the Personal Trainers, Membership Marketing and Administration, Conducting Physical Fitness Assessment, and Programs Planning. Throughout her career, Esther has successfully organized many club events such as mini triathlons, biathlons, midnight cycling, bowling tournaments, soccer tournaments, basketball tournaments, and road relays and led the members to participate in major national marathons and triathlons.

Esther decided to pursue her Master as she felt it would be good challenge to train a more diverse group of people. She started working at the YMCA while studying her Master and also worked at a local community health centre running the Arthritis and Cardiac Rehab groups.

Esther also drawers on her own experience with lower back pain  (bulging disc and spinal stenosis) and the adaptations she made to her training regime to help others with similar injuries to train smarter.

Esther also worked for a number of Corporate Wellness companies after her Masters and decided to concentrate on her own business, training private clients and consulting patients from GPs referral.

Esther is also passionate about triathlons (Sprint, Olympic and Half-ironman) and has completed numerous competitions in Malaysia, Singapore and Australia. She was keen Judo participant in her childhood and a competitive tennis player in her teenage years.

Her passion is to provide valuable educational tools through her vast range of experience to assist in achieving optimal health for all.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Master of Applied Science (Exercise Rehabilitation) at Victoria University, 2006

Graduate Diploma in Exercise for Rehabilitation at Victoria University, 2005

Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement) at Australian Catholic University, 2000

Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Member of Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)

Kickboxing for Personal Trainers Level 1

Functional Strength & Conditioning – Kinetic Link Training

Certificate in Pilates Equipment

Mat Pilates Level 1

PHILOSOPHY

The state of your health and fitness really is the state of you as a person! Barring injury, illness or impairment (over which you have no control) – any other lack of health and fitness comes down to YOU! You might say you’re too busy, too tired, too poor or too whatever but the fact is they are all EXCUSES! If you make your health and fitness a priority – you will make time to do the right things and you will get the results you desire. The results you get are the results you deserve based on your actions!

…‘Good things come to those who works hard and never give up’

We work very closely with other allied health professionals to help recover and look after your personal well-being.

Health Guardian provides services at the following locations:
Paramount Health and Fitness Club
142 Union Road,
Ascot Vale 3031
www.paramounthfc.com.au

WaterMarc
1 Flintoff Street,
Greensborough 3088