Heather emigrated to New Zealand in 2008 while working in the travel industry, and later moved into the health and fitness world, managing several gyms within a chain in Wellington for 6 years. She found she was passionate about coaching and motivating members to better their health, and became qualified in both NZQA Level 3 Exercise Science (2016) and NZQA Level 3 Group Fitness Instructor (2015). She used these qualifications to work as a group fitness instructor teaching regular classes in her gym and supporting her team of personal trainers with their development.
Now a mum of two young children, she has made the move into the physiotherapy environment, to focus on working one on one with people in a rehabilitative setting, and has been a rehab assistant in the neuro physio setting since the beginning of 2021, and is also undertaking a physiotherapy degree. She loves building relationships and working together to affect change and empower clients to get the most out of life. She is trained in operating the REX bionic exoskeleton, and the MS get a head start and PD warrior programmes, and has experience working with clients with a range of neurological conditions.
In her free time she enjoys strength and HIIT training, having weekend adventures with her family, watching live music and brunch!