Neil is a Sports Therapist, Strength and Conditioning Coach and Sound Therapist.
He holds a Masters Degree in Athletic Conditioning and Exercise Rehabilitation and a Bachelors Degree in Exercise Prescription and Management.
Neil is also currently undertaking his Masters Diploma in Advanced Clinical Sports Therapy and has further studied; Advanced Myofascial Release, Medical Acupuncture, Vocal Massage, Acupressure, Kinesiology Taping and Athletic Taping.
As a firm believer in continual education Neil has also developed and delivered courses at Universities, Health and Fitness Institutes and Sport Clubs in New Zealand, Latvia and the UK covering; Sports Training, Remedial Physical Activity, Athletic Injuries & Biomechanics, Exercise Prescription & Testing and Personal Training and currently teaches for UK’s premier Sport Therapy School; Active Heath Group.
Neil was born in South Africa to a former Team GB Trampolinest and naturally grew up playing numerous sports at representative level while developing an affinity for sports performance and being exposed to the need for a holistic outlook on health, nutrition and fitness. His passion for Sports Performance further developed when he emigrated to New Zealand to study and work which led to 9 years hands on experience working in a variety of roles as a; Sport Scientist, Strength & Conditioning Coach, Sports Medic and Exercise Rehabilitation Specialist with athletes and teams attending; World Championship, World Cup and Olympic events.
Aside from health and fitness, music and sound holds a place close to his heart.
Neil trained as a Sound Therapist in Spain with the founding members of the International Association of Sound Therapy; Nestor Kornblum and Michel Averard, and holds a Diploma in Sound Therapy and Overtone Singing (IAST).
He has a deep understanding of the power and healing nature of sound vibrations.
His intuitive knowledge of when to offer the right sound at the right time with the right intention and purpose to effect change on physical, mental, emotional, energetic levels stems from working professionally with sound around the world for over 17 years.
During this time he has hosted radio shows host on Radio One (New Zealand) and NSB Radio, produced music and performed as a DJ in a variety of countries from New Zealand to Latvia, Ireland to Singapore and still performs monthly and on radio in the UK.
Whether its helping relieve pain and rebalance body and mind from the stresses of daily life and its activities, he sees that working holistically and as a team towards a common outcome is the optimal avenue to achieving success.
“I love continually learning from everyone I see while helping relieve their pain, sharing knowledge and experiences and empowering them to reach their life goals”.
Aside from health and fitness, music holds a place close to his heart and he has shared this love working as a radio show host on Radio One (New Zealand) and has also performed as a DJ in a variety of countries from New Zealand to Latvia, Ireland to Singapore and still performs monthly in the UK. Neil’s next exciting challenged is to bring these two passions together via Sound Therapy which he starts studying in August this year.
Whether its helping relieve pain and stress from clients daily living activities, working weekly with Oldham Athletics Club or with athletes and teams attending; World Championship, World Cup and Olympic events he sees that working holistically and as a team towards a common goal is the optimal avenue to achieving success.
“I love continually learning from each person I see while helping relieve their pain, sharing knowledge and empowering them to reach their health and fitness goals”.