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Our Team

Karolina Kowalczyk

DR. KAROLINA KOWALCZYK

B. Applied Science (Osteopathy)
Master of Osteopathy

**Currently on Maternity Leave til 2022**

Karolina first was introduced to Osteopathy in her high school years after suffering with back pain. Its holistic approach to the body resonated with her, and from there her passion for Osteopathy began.

Gayan Amarawardena

DR. GAYAN AMARAWARDENA

B. of Science (Pharmacology)
B. of Applied Science (Osteopathy)
Master of Osteopathy

Gayan entered his Osteopathic studies at RMIT from a background in the health sciences, majoring in pharmacology. Gayan believes it was the holistic approach to treatment that really attracted him to osteopathy.

Rebecca Lazzaro

DR. REBECCA LAZZARO

B. BIOMED SCIENCE
B. HEALTH SCIENCE / B. APP SCIENCE (OSTEOPATHY)​

Rebecca’s interest in Osteopathy began in her late teens having suffered from back pain herself. Having always had a keen interest in the human body, she sought out osteopathy treatments which enabled her to manage and understand her back pain.

B. Applied Science (Osteopathy)
Master of Osteopathy
POLESTAR PILATES INSTRUCTOR

DR. KAROLINA KOWALCZYK

Karolina first was introduced to osteopathy in her high school years after suffering with back pain. Its holistic approach to the body and health resonated with her, and from there her passion for osteopathy began.
* on maternity leave *

DR. GAYAN AMARAWARDENA

B. of Science (Pharmacology)
B. of Applied Science (Osteopathy)
Master of Osteopathy
POLESTAR PILATES INSTRUCTOR

Gayan entered his Osteopathic studies at RMIT from a background in the health sciences, majoring in pharmacology. Gayan believes it was the holistic approach to treatment that really attracted him to osteopathy.

DR. REBECCA LAZZARO

B. BIOMED SCIENCE
B. HEALTH SCIENCE / B. APP SCIENCE (OSTEOPATHY)
POLESTAR PILATES INSTRUCTOR

Rebecca found osteopathy in her late teens after struggling with back pain herself. After experiencing how osteopathy treatments enabled her to manage and understand her pain, she knew she wanted to help others do the same.

Dylan Vowels

DR. DYLAN VOWLES

B. HEALTH SCIENCE / B. APP SCIENCE (OSTEOPATHY)

Dylan’s passion for osteopathy stems from his love for sport and the human body. He experienced the impact injuries can have on athletes and the benefits of osteopathy and exercise rehabilitation. This began his pursuit of a career as an osteopath.

Emily Ellis

DR. EMILY ELLIS

B. SCIENCE (OSTEOPATHY) / M. HEALTH SCIENCE (OSTEOPATHY)

Emily’s passion for Osteopathy stems from her interest in health and wellbeing. Experiencing sports related injuries as a teenager led Emily to want to help others along their health journeys.

Calvin Arendtsz

DR. CALVIN ARENDTSZ

B. HEALTH SCIENCE / B. APP SCIENCE (OSTEOPATHY)

Calvin developed a love for the human body through his passion of sports and keeping active. Since then Calvin begun pursuing a career in healthcare to help educate other people about the human body so that they could achieve optimal health. 

dr. dylan
vowles

B. HEALTH SCIENCE / B. APP SCIENCE (OSTEOPATHY)
ASCA LEVEL 1 STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH

Dylan’s passion for osteopathy stems from his love for sport and the human body. He experienced the impact injuries can have on athletes and the benefits of osteopathy and exercise rehabilitation. This began his pursuit of a career as an osteopath.

DR. EMILY
ELLIS

B. SCIENCE (OSTEOPATHY)/ M. HEALTH SCIENCE (OSTEOPATHY)
PILATES INSTRUCTOR

Emily was drawn towards Osteopathy due to her interest in health and well-being. Experiencing sports related injuries as a teenager led Emily to want to help others along their health journeys.

dR. sean
nguyen

B. SCIENCE (OSTEOPATHY)/ M. HEALTH SCIENCE (OSTEOPATHY)

Sean’s interest in Osteopathy grew from his love of sports and exercise. Having grown up playing soccer, he is no stranger to sport related injuries. From these experiences, this led Sean to want to learn more about the human body and how it functions.

Ella Guinane

KIRA
MICHELL

PILATES INSTRUCTOR

Kira started her Live Well journey as a patient before joining our lovely reception team and is now one of our Pilates instructors. Her goal is to influence & empower you to move better and create positive health outcomes for all those who enter our clinic.

 

NAOMI
NANAYAKKARA

CLINICAL PILATES INSTRUCTOR OSTEOPATH INTERN

Naomi is a 5th year Osteopathy student who has completed her Clinical Pilates accreditation. She has a keen interest in movement and values the well-rounded impact that Pilates can provide to prevent injury, improve strength, and assist with mobility. She is passionate about empowering you through all stages of your health journey. 

 

ELISHA
JARRED

CLINICAL PILATES INSTRUCTOR

Elisha has a strong passion for Pilates and has practiced for several years prior to becoming a qualified instructor. With additional experience in Callisthenics (CaliVic), Elisha aims to plan fun and challenging Pilates workouts for clients to achieve their fitness goals and optimal mental wellness.

dR. SAMANTHA
VOLARICH

Bachelor of Science (Osteopathy)
Masters of Health Sciences (Osteopathy)
Watson Headache and Migraine Institute
SMA sports trainer

Sam developed a special interest in health whilst working through her own injuries during many years as a competitive swimmer. Since working as an Osteopath, Sam has completed further training in the treatment and long term management of headaches and migraines using techniques from the Watson Headache Institute.

dR. AARON
LIEDKE

B. Sports & Exercise Science
B. Science (Osteopathy)
Masters of Health Sciences (Osteopathy)
Level 1 Sports Trainer


Aaron has experience in several high performing environments with Melbourne Victory Football Club, Werribee VFL and has also consulted in private practice. This has enabled to build a well rounded approach to treating, and getting people back to where they want to be

dR. LIAM
FRANKS

B. HEALTH & APPLIED SCIENCE (OSTEOPATHY)

Liam’s fascination with Osteopathy came from his love for sports and physical activity. Having immersed himself in tennis and football from a young age, he became familiar with the toll sport-related injuries can take on the body.

dR. TYLER
BUCKLEY

B. Science (Osteopathy)
M. Health Sciences (Osteopathy)

Tyler’s journey into Osteopathy began with his love for sport and fitness. Growing up playing basketball, football and tennis, he has always had a passion for being active and understands its importance on health and well-being.