Wellness Centre - health and fitness at Woodcroft

Living Choice Woodcroft residents have already embraced all the activities and services on offer and now we invite people of all ages in the local community to experience the excellent treatment modalities on offer.

Keep fit doing aquarobics, Tai Chi, Chair Yoga or Strength for Life classes, enjoy beauty treatments, reflexology, remedial and relaxation massages, or improve your mobility with physiotherapy and podiatry – it’s all here at the Woodcroft Wellness Centre.

Find below a listing of all the services on offer.
Click a practitioner to view more information.

Reflexology and Relaxation Massage - Sarah Fox - Ph 0413 518 483
Physiotherapy - Brad Yates - Ph 0408 998 549 - Book here
Podiatry - Peter Bertram and Julie Tonbridge - Ph (08) 8293 3272
Remedial Massage - Matthew Grosser - Ph 0448961752
Aqua classes, Chair Yoga & Strength for Life - Yuki Honda - Ph 0424 724 914
Connect Hearing! - Fini Helle-Broe - Ph (08) 8298 5566
Respect Dental - Clare Mills - Ph 0438 302 924
Designed to Flourish Counselling - Helen Birch - Ph (08) 7184 0737

Our practitioners

Sara

Sarah Fox – Reflexology and Relaxation Massage
The Body Philosophy

Trust, safety, respect and community for every client are the core values at The Body Philosophy. Creating an inviting immersive therapeutic relaxation experience at Living Choice just for you.

  • One-on-one consultations to find your personal balance and plan your goals and care pathway.
  • Relaxing and therapeutic massage and reflexology treatments
  • Immersive music of your choice to suit your relaxation needs.

Some reflections from clients:

  • “I feel so relaxed, it’s like I commune with my body and mind. I feel safe with The Body Philosophy". ~Tessa
  • "My regular massage is a non-negotiable part of my wellness plan!”. ~Anna
  • “I find peace, mindfulness and relief from aches and pains". ~Lyn
  • "I love coming when I’ve had a big week to release mental strains and find grounding again”. ~ Tia
  • “Reflexology is amazing. My body knows when it’s time to come again and I won’t deny it". ~Brian
  • "Reflexology has been instrumental in maintaining my mobility, I know my feet are better for it because I can see the difference”. ~ Mrs B

To book an appointment, call 0413 518 483.
For more treatment details see www.thebodyphilosophy.com.au 

Sarah Fox is also the curator/co-ordinator of the wellness team for Living Choice. For more information about the Wellness Centres at Living Choice and joining the crew please email: wellnessfullarton@gmail.com or wellnesswoodcroft@gmail.com

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Bradley Yates - Principal Physiotherapist
Yates Physiotherapy

Yates Physiotherapy was established at Living Choice Fullarton and Living Choice Woodcroft in 2017 under the management of our highly experienced senior Physiotherapist, Bradley Yates. Our clinic prides itself on its commitment to patient-centred care and takes a holistic approach towards treatment for continued lifelong health. We believe that optimal wellness is achieved through a client/therapist partnership in creating tailored and achievable goals. For this reason, we not only provide a high-quality standard of care but also education to empower our clients to continue their lifelong health journey. Our values include trust, integrity, innovation, and the provision of the highest quality evidence-based practice.

Our services include:

  • Sports injury rehabilitation
  • Musculoskeletal injury management
  • Remedial massage
  • GLA;D program provider
  • Hydrotherapy (Individual)
  • Clinical group classes: Hydrotherapy, Falls and balance, Reformer and Mat Pilates
  • Ergonomics and Occupational Physiotherapy assessment
  • Manual handling training
  • Occupational therapy
  • Dry needling

For all bookings please refer to the website www.yatesphysiotherapy.com.au or call 0408 998 549

Podiatrist Woodcroft

Pete Bertram and Julie Tonbridge – Podiatrists
Glandore Podiatry

Pete Bertram has been in private and public podiatry practice for 30 years, with a particular focus on seniors’ mobility, foot biomechanics and sports podiatry.

Pete cares for patients in hospitals as well as at his clinic, Glandore Podiatry, and now brings his wealth of experience to the Living Choice Woodcroft Wellness Centre Team.

Pete says: “Spare a thought for your feet. Our feet will carry us approximately 150,000kms in an average lifetime, which equates to approximately 4 times around the world, so if you think your feet are tired at the end of the day, you’re probably right! At Glandore Podiatry we are here to help you keep your feet safely, and importantly pain-free, on the ground.”
Outside work, Pete is a keen walker as well as a cricket and footy fan. He also has a particular interest in all things space, sun, moon and stars with a telescope to prove it.

To book a podiatry appointment with Peter Bertram at the Woodcroft Wellness Centre, call (08) 8293 3272 or email: glandore@senet.com.au.
For GP Care Plan referrals, fax (08) 8293 4234.

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Matthew Grosser
Remedial Massage

Matt Grosser has been a practising Remedial Massage and Myotherapist since graduating from RMIT in 2013. He became interested in the manual therapies field after becoming interested in anatomy during high school.

Prior to studying Myotherapy, Matt obtained a Cert 3 and 4 in Fitness at the Australian Institute of Fitness, Cert 4 in Massage Therapy and a Diploma of Remedial Massage at Endeavour College of Natural Health.

After commencing a degree in Bachelor of Applied Science – Human Movement and Health Studies at the University of South Australia, he transferred to RMIT in Melbourne to study  Myotherapy.

Since then Matt has worked with current world-class athletes in a variety of fields as well as many local heroes competing on the state and national level.

He has also worked in a variety of clinics including multi-disciplinary Chiropractic and Osteopathic clinics in Adelaide and Melbourne where he gained experience with a wide range of interesting cases.

Since graduating Matt has continued with further education from some of the world’s leading medical professionals allowing him to become more rounded in his knowledge and able to bring a unique perspective to his clients.

After work and on weekends, Matt enjoys bouldering at the local climbing gym, yoga, pilates, mountain biking, walking his dog and all things gym.

To book an appointment with Matthew call 0448961752 or email matthew.grosser@gmail.com

Yuki

Yuki Honda - Aqua Classes, Chair Yoga Strength for Life
Yuki Health and Happiness

Originally from Japan where she practised as a qualified Physiotherapist, Yuki Honda is now living in Australia and building a dream of bringing health and happiness to the local community.

Yuki has worked as a Personal Trainer and Massage Therapist all around the world and now calls South Australia home, providing classes such as Strength for Life (strength training for over 50’s), Strength for Life Aqua, Chair Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga and Meditation, Circuit Training, yoga based Aye Move and one-on-one Personal Fitness and Development in Adelaide.

Yuki joins the Wellness Centre Team with a wide range of work/life experience. Your health and happiness is her mission, and the journey always begins with a smile.

For more information about classes at the Living Choice Woodcroft Wellness Centre and to make a booking with Yuki call Yuki Health and Happiness:
Phone: 0424 724 914
or e-mail: ylifeisspecial@gmail.com

Clare Mills Dentist

Claire Mills
Respect Dental

Claire is a registered Dental Therapist and Hygienist with a Graduate Certificate in Oral Health Science. She has over 35 years of experience in performing preventative and restorative dental care throughout Australia. She has also taught Oral Health and Dental Surgery at the University of Adelaide Dental School for 6 years.

Utilising modern mobile equipment, Respect Dental offers a comprehensive range of dental services via its mobile dental service. Respect Dental can offer a complete oral health solution with an initial examination performed by a professional dental practitioner. The dental services come to you in comfort and are paired with a preventative Oral Health Care plan for the patient to follow.

Contact Claire at 0438 302 924 or claire@respectdental.com.au

Fin-Helle-Broe

Fini Helle-Broe
Connect Hearing!

Fini Helle-Broe believes that hearing is vital to the enjoyment of life. From taking part in conversations, listening to music, enjoying theatre, cinema and TV or hearing the sounds of nature, hearing is part of the rich tapestry of life.

To book a hearing appointment, please phone 8298 5566

Helen-Birch

Helen Birch – Counsellor
Designed to Flourish Counselling

Helen is a professional counsellor and a Level 2 Member of the Australian Counselling Association of Australia. She holds a Bachelor degree in Applied Social Science – Counselling Major and comes with many years of experience in the community services sector, including 11 years as an aged care worker. She is also an accredited Chaplain, having served in hospitals and disaster recovery for the last seven years. Helen assisted many during the bushfires of 2019-20 in Lobethal and Kangaroo Island.

​Having walked alongside many people in their time of need, Helen appreciates that every person has a story that is worth listening to. Giving people time to talk, is at the heart of her person-centred counselling approach, which is integrative, and compassion based.

Helen aims to assist individuals who are struggling with issues such as:

  • Stress and Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Life Transitions
  • Grief & Loss
  • Self-worth
  • Self-care and Mindfulness

A lover of nature, Helen enjoys hiking, photography and generally just being outdoors, as well as spending time with her six grandchildren. A passionate researcher, she enjoys the challenges of genealogy, and further study to enhance her counselling skills.

To book an appointment with Helen,
please call (08) 7184 0737 or
email helen@designedtoflourish.com.au

Living Choice Woodcroft Retirement Village
177 Pimpala Road, Woodcroft, South Australia 5162

Sales Ph: 1800 502 524
Village Office Ph: (08) 7320 3663
Email: sales@livingchoice.com.au

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