Dr. Katie Woolford
As the primary Osteopath since 2011, Dr. Katie Woolford has become a popular addition to the enta team. She is interested in treating a diverse range of musculoskeletal complaints, including headaches, biomechanical dysfunctions, spinal problems, wear and tear injuries and pregnancy-related pain. She aims to enhance treatment results by providing lifestyle and ergonomic advice to prevent further aggravation or injury. An enthusiastic and dedicated Osteopath, Katie thoroughly enjoys devoting her time to helping and educating patients to find an avenue to better health.
Dr. Julia McManus
Julia is a qualified Osteopath, who has completed a Bachelor of Health Sciences and Masters of Osteopathy at Victoria University. She is also a Pilates instructor at our sister clinic, take2health, having completed further study in Clinical Pilates. She has a keen interest in rehabilitation, strengthening and injury prevention for all types of conditions.
Dr Cole Cook
Cole holds a Bachelor of Science (Osteopathy) and Master of Health Science (Osteopathy), as well further qualifications in dry needling. His interest and passion for sport, health and fitness led to him beginning his career in osteopathy. Cole had worked in a number of multidisciplinary clinics in QLD, before returning to his Victorian roots. Cole enjoys treating a variety of different conditions, with a particular interest in postural related neck and lower back pain, as well as shoulder pain. He utilises a variety of osteopathic techniques, and places emphasis on exercise rehabilitation and lifestyle adjustments to assist his patients getting back to doing what they love. Within his treatments, Cole will sometimes employ dry needling to compliment his hands on techniques. Outside of the clinic room, Cole enjoys playing AFL and cricket on the weekends for his local team, as well as hiking, reading and travelling.
Dr. Mary Tassoulas
Mary has completed a Bachelor of Science and Master of Osteopathy at Victoria University. She enjoys treating a variety of different conditions, particualrly posture and occupation related complaints. She also has a keen interest in helping patients throughout their pregnancy. Mary is passionate about supporting her patients by finding the right tools for their individual needs. She incorporates rehabilitation and lifestyle adjustments to help patients achieve their goals.
Mary has further training in Dry Needling and Myofascial Cupping which she uses to compliment her hands-on osteopathic treatments. In addition to osteopathy, Mary has further training in Clinical Pilates in both mat-based and equipment exercises. She enjoys incorporating pilates into her treatment to suit individual needs, such as injury rehabilitation, posture strengthening and pregnancy pilates.
Dr. Saxon Woodroffe
Saxon completed his Bachelor of Clinical Science and Masters of Osteopathic Science at Victoria University. He first became interested in Osteopathy after seeking advice for a sporting injury of his own sustained whilst playing Australian Rules football. Due to always being involved in sport, Saxon has seen his fair share of injuries and now working in a clinical setting he enjoys helping those people who sustain injuries get back to the activities they love best be it having a kick of local footy, dancing, a round of golf, running or the boot camp enthusiast. Aside from sporting injuries Saxon commonly treats acute and long standing chronic conditions, including headaches, neck pain, and lower back pain.
REMEDIAL MASSAGE THERAPIST
REMEDIAL MASSAGE THERAPIST
Ashleigh enjoyed the majority of her youth and young adult life as a basketball athlete until long lasting knee injuries developed and forced a pivot in her life. Ashleigh went on to qualify as a Registered Nurse, working at the Alfred Hospital and various Aged Care facilities. Ashleigh continued studies, and qualified as a Personal Trainer and Massage therapist. She is now currently studying Osteopathy at Victoria University. In her treatments, Ashleigh can employ a variety of techniques, including dry needling and cupping. She is a believer that in order to truly make a difference or impact in one’s self-healing/health, one must take control of their own journey.
ACUPUNCTURIST / TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE PRACTITIONER
George Shehata is a registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner and is the owner of ‘Sydenham Chinese Medicine Clinic’ – a business which he practises out of our clinic at enta Strathmore.
He graduated from the Southern School Of Natural Therapies with a Bachelor of Health Science (Chinese Medicine) and has since gained an interest in the treatment of Musculoskeletal Conditions, Infertility, IVF support as well as Labor Inductions.
George also studied the ancient techniques of Tui Na (Chinese Theraputic Massage) and gained certification in the field of Western Massage leading him to work with some of Australia’s finest Sporting Clubs.
YIN YOGA TEACHER
Chantelle has been practicing yoga since 2002 and has been a registered teacher with the Yoga Alliance organization since 2014.
She is a devoted mama to two beautiful children, a yoga instructor and photographer.
Completing her training in 2013 as a Power yoga instructor, yoga has gifted Chantelle the courage to live her own truth, and she hopes to inspire her students to do the same.
Her goal as an instructor, is to invite her students to explore their own courage, truth and acceptance on the mat, so they can leave class inspired, therefore, mentally and physically stronger to face the struggles they may have in their own lives.
“How you respond to challenges on the mat, is how you respond to challenges off the mat. Through using our breath, observing ourselves, we find the courage to work through all we need, to live a life of freedom” Chantelle
HATHA YOGA TEACHER
Leena first discovered and became passionate about yoga in London in 1996. In 2000, she completed her Teachers’ Training Course at the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre in California. Leena has travelled extensively over many years and studied with many teachers along the way. From Keith Hodiak Jones to Swami Sitaramananda, Ruth White, Sandra Sabatini and Fiona McGovern to mention but a few. As a result, she has explored various different forms of yoga which have strengthened her personal practice and helped shape her own personal style of teaching. More recently she has trained in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction which she weaves into her classes.
She had her own yoga studio in Nairn, in the north of Scotland where she ran classes and workshops. Since returning to Australia, she has been teaching Hatha classes that are inspired by the many teachings she has received over the years.
In recent years she has worked for the Business of yoga teaching corporate classes and at the Cancer Council of Victoria. She has also really enjoyed helping others through a series of yoga and meditation retreats.
Her current classes are a wonderful and therapeutic blend of asanas (postures), pranayama (breath work) and deep relaxation. Leena places a strong emphasis on the mind-body connection. She uses variations to suit different levels and abilities and mindfulness techniques to help calm the mind.
She teaches in a light and joyful manner and uses her energy and 18 years of yoga experience to help individuals feel inspired and to lift their spirits. She believes that yoga is a tool to heal and strengthen the body. It helps not only to build strength, flexibility and stamina but also to expand our awareness. Yoga builds a strong and clear sense of who we are and all that we’re capable of.