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Vicki Wainwright says...

 

"Lisa has been my personal trainer for four years. I do have back and knee injuries so i needed a trainer that could accommodate that. She has been absolutely amazing, patient, professional as well as a great friend during that time. I highly recommend her as a trainer."

 

 

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From Clare and Geoff White ...

"We were fortunate to have Lisa work with us as a Conductive Educator for varying periods of time over a number of years.  She also assisted us in her personal trainer role in the early days of the adult gym at the Cerebral Palsy Alliance (NSW, Australia).  Lisa’s understanding of how Cerebral Palsy and other neurological conditions can affect the human body is quite amazing.  Armed with this knowledge, she is able to suggest and develop strategies to minimise the many undesirable affects, while at the same time promoting and encouraging those movements and abilities which are useful in our activities of daily living.  As well as her impressive knowledge of physical and neurological issues, Lisa has an invaluable ability to understand the individual and how they deal with their disability.  This allows her to come up with programs and exercise regimes which are uniquely tailored to allow the client to get the most out of their sessions with Lisa.  While we wish Lisa every success in her latest venture we would really much prefer it if she was heading back to Australia so we could once again benefit from her guidance."
 

Darsh Van Oorsouw writes ...

"Dear Lisa -- We just wanted to let you know how important you are to the well being of our family! You are the first therapist that we know of who has  worked with others with Nic's rare neurological illness. Your positive, realistic attitude and wealth of knowledge and experience have helped Nic to keep the movement he has alive. The exercises you do with him have helped to keep the illness from progressing, and the homework you set is great and easy to fit into a busy work/family life.  You allow Nic's wife to also be involved , and this team approach is wonderful and empowering to our whole family.  Also coming to us at home takes the hassle out of getting to group sessions, and the one on one tailored programme you offer is excellent.  You are a lovely person who we cannot recommend enough. -- Thank you for your ongoing support - the Van O family.

 

From Marlene Hessing ...

"I have been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis and worked with Lisa for more than a year doing Conductive Education for Adults.  Lisa is very thorough and has a simple way of expressing how to do the exercise and how practical it is in getting on with life safely and practically.  Lisa also has this rhythm and speed which works beautifully.  All members improved and Lisa encourages going on to the next level.  Under her guidance I did improve significantly my balance and fine manipulation also strength and managed to give up my walker and cane"

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Dr. David Steven said ...

"I am an active senior who was diagnosed with Parkinson's 9 years ago.  I have found Lisa's group exercise sessions for PwP (People with Parkinsons) useful, stimulating , and basically good fun.  Lisa has the knowledge about the affliction in its many forms, and on exercises for mind and body to put together a program  to counter the effects of this condition.  This has  helped me maintain the quality of life style.  Lisa wraps her technical knowledge and experience with  a caring style and a rich sense of humour that can make serious old adults behave like little children again - when this is required.  I'm very pleased to be  in Lisa's classes."

 

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Sophie Marmont writes ...

"I first started started seeing Lisa when I was pregnant 11 years ago. I have cerebral palsy and was really concerned about my mobility as my body changed. Lisa was amazing and I have had a personal and professional relationship with her ever since. I find conductive education to give practical solutions to my everyday problems and Lisa actually listens! Lisa takes a wholistic view and really cares about your mobility and how it effects your lifestyles. New Zealand is lucky to have you Lisa!"