Mick McBeth BAppSci, MOst
Prior to starting Body Logic in 2011, Mick had previously worked in clinics in Auckland, Oakura and in Europe with the NZ Triathlon team during the London 2012 Olympic campaign. During the Olympic year, Mick also contracted to work with the French, Dutch and Canadian national triathlon teams. Passionate about sport and new challenges, Mick likes to encourage others to discover the benefits of a healthy and active lifestyle. During his studies, Mick completed a promising thesis on the management of cycling discomfort through a combination of 'Bike Fit' and osteopathic treatment. Mick views injury/discomfort as a unique issue, depending on the onset, your current health and your daily lifestyle. In terms of your management, Mick will try and understand what your injury/discomfort means to you and develop a personalised treatment plan going forward. Outside of work Mick likes to try his hand in several sports, basketball, surfing, rugby, soccer, wakeboarding, snowboarding and competing in the odd triathlon - ranging from sprint distance to Ironman. Participating in a range of sports is Micks way of being able to understand what his athletic patients go through and how their injuries may have come about. Mick is also the manager of the Taranaki Mountain Airs basketball team.
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mobile: 027 4277 153
Jesse Armstrong BAppSci, MOst
Jesse joined Body Logic in 2013. Jesse had always had an
interest in the human body and how it functions, so after studying fitness in Brisbane,
he moved back home and decided to further his studies, gaining a Masters
qualification in Osteopathy (with Honours). During the completion of his thesis, Jesse taught technique classes, honing the skills of undergraduate students in the Osteopathy programme. During the NBL season, Jesse is the treatment provider for the Taranaki Mountain Airs basketball team. Jesse believes that every complaint/injury is
unique to the person experiencing it. He aims to work with you to understand
the underlying cause of your problem, in order to provide treatment and a
management plan specifically designed to suit your needs. Jesse is a keen
sports man, having previously been involved with the Northland rugby academy,
he now enjoys various sports in his spare time including rugby, touch,
basketball, tennis and surfing. While the weather is different to his hometown of Whangarei, he enjoys the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of
New Plymouth which reminds him of home.
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mobile: 021 1544 550
Cloe Argentin BAppSci, MOst
Georgie Kydd BAppSci, MOst
Georgie originally hails from the top of the South Island, Blenheim. Georgie has a keen interest in treating patients with sports related issues particularly multisport athletes as she also enjoys many sports herself such as Triathlon, Volleyball and Tennis. Georgie also enjoys working with the aging population to help them maintain as much of an active lifestyle as they transition through the different stages of life. While competing in sports herself she has learnt the benefits of regular exercise, recovery and injury treatment and management to apply to herself and clinically as an Osteopath. Her research for her final thesis was in regards to sitting posture of individuals at a computer workstation. This study was aimed towards improving her education on any problems that arise with office work and helping with the individual issues that arise for each person.
Georgie was also last year the treatment provider for the Central Rugby team in Blenheim so she understands the many injuries that can arise from these sports and how to work with the player and their injury to keep them active in their sport.
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Joy Zhu Master of Acupuncture
Joy comes from Hunan province in China. She has a Masters degree in Acupuncture and Tui-na (Chinese massage) from Hunan University of Chinese Medicine. She has been trained for 7 years, including 3 years practice in a Traditional Chinese Medicine hospital in China.
Joy is interested in Acupuncture combining with functional anatomy in treating muscle injuries, having worked under specialists in this field for over 2 years. She is also a professional therapist of Traditional Chinese Healing Art of Acupuncture. Joy has obtained the license of Chinese Medicine TCM Doctor in China.
In her leisure time, she loves to travel and experience the outdoors. Her favorite sports are jogging, hiking and playing basketball
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Fitness & Pilates
Aliesha Barnett BSpLS
Aliesha is a highly motivated and energetic trainer who holds a Bachelor of Sports and Leisure through The University of Waikato. Her compassion and drive helps her interact with clients while giving them the guidance and support they need to achieve their goals. Her goal is to allow her clients to live a happier, healthier and fitter lifestyle. She has a keen interest in multi-sport events where in early 2015 she completed her first half ironman race.
Aliesha is a certified Barre Pilates instructor, running regular Barre and functional fitness training classes throughout the week at Body Logic.
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mobile: 027 352 1896
Courtney is an experienced fitness professional who holds a Bachelor of Health Science with a Sport and Exercise major through Massey University. Prior to joining the team at body logic, Courtney owned and managed a successful women's fitness business in New Plymouth for 3 years, before spending 18 months traveling the world and gaining experience in the fitness industry in Scotland.
Courtney's training method teaches that training is limitless as long as you remain consistent and always strive to challenge your own abilities. Courtney believes in balance and variety in training and in life, and highly encourages her clients to compliment high intensity training such as interval training, boxing, boot camp and running, with mind/body focused training such as Pilates and Yoga. Courtney is a certified Studio Pilates instructor and takes up-beat full body conditioning Pilates classes throughout the week at Body Logic.
Outside of work, Courtney enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking and climbing Mt Egmont, using New Plymouth's countless outdoor venues for her own Boot Camp style training, as well as training for running and cycling events or triathlons, and has recently taken up surfing and snowboarding.
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Melissa Huggins is a certified massage therapist who graduated from the Institute Of Therapeutic Massage in 2009 in Haskell, New Jersey, USA.
She specialises in trigger point therapy, sports, pregnancy, Swedish massage and myofasical release, as well as cupping.
Melissa believes massage is extremely beneficial in our lives, aiding in muscle recovery, repair and relief, postural balance, an increased range of motion, Increased circulation, decreases tension, pain and stress relief. Melissa massaged for the British Triathlon team, and other triathletes from NZ and Mexico during their stays in New Plymouth in 2014, 2015.
When not massaging, she also works as a private educational tutor for special needs and volunteer at the SPCA. She enjoys walking her dogs around the many amazing Taranaki walkways. She has a love of travel and has lived abroad for 12 years, but the beauty of New Zealand has brought her home.
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mobile: 021 510 515
Kylee is passionate about the health and wellbeing of her clients. She graduated in therapeutic massage from Canterbury College of Natural Medicine in 2007.
She specialises in deep tissue, trigger point, sports and pregnancy massage.
She has massaged a variety of athletes including the All Blacks, the English, French and Fiji rugby teams, Canberra Raiders, 5 passes cycle tours, Coast to Coasters, 2015 Hurricanes Super Rugby Team and worked with Christchurch club rugby players.
Over the years she has had particular success with alleviating tension headaches, prenatal massage, chronic stress and injuries. Kylee was a florist for 11 years, she also studied photography in 2011 before becoming a mother in November 2011 and now has two young children to keep her busy!
mobile: 021 964478
Anna looks after the administration side of the clinic. Anna brings a range of experience having spent several years at TSB bank and more recently Anna co-owned Curves gym, Bell Block. While at Curves, Anna helps manage clients through weight loss and fitness endeavours with consideration of physical elements and nutrition. Now that the kids are all at school, Anna is currently exploring options to further her understanding of nutrition, especially in the management of health complaints.
Aimee oversees the operations of the clinic and keeps our social media followers informed and entertained!
Originally from Wales, Aimee spent some time in Australia before moving to NZ to be with her Taranaki partner. While in Australia Aimee competed the ultimate 12 week challenge and this is where her passion and awareness for the health industry began. Amazed with her results and after seeing her before and after pictures Aimee went on to become a personal trainer and inspire others to achieve their goals. Now a new mum, time is precious but in the past she has enjoyed Horse riding, skiing, acting and still engages in a few weight sessions. Other passions include her previous career working with dogs and music. Aimee used to play for the Royal Regimental Wales, a branch of the Welsh Territorial Army.