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Massage Therapy Team

Our Massage Therapy team love healing through their hands. They take their hands-on experience and apply that with the support of our integrated team of health professionals to ensure that you’re getting the best outcomes from your fantastic massages with them.

Yelena Townsend

Dip. RM
Yelena has a wealth of hands on experience in Remedial and Sports massage therapy since completing her Certificate IV and Diploma of Remedial Massage at the Australasian College of Natural Therapies in 2011. Yelena goes above and beyond to assist patient’s reach their health, rehabilitation, wellbeing, fitness and sporting goals. It is her depth of knowledge of anatomy and exercise prescription that allows her to integrate so well with other health professionals and achieve great results with her patients as opposed to other therapists who simply “go through the motions”. Yelena maintains a positive attitude towards health and fitness. She is currently continuing her studies with a Bachelor of Human Science degree to broaden her knowledge of the health industry with the goal of getting into a Physiotherapy course. Yelena is available at our North Sydney clinic.


Ysabel Darling

Dip. RM
Ysabel is another fine exponent from the Australasian College of Natural Therapies having completed her studies in 2011. Ysabel has a combination of therapeutic knowledge with sound management skills which allows her to be a highly effective therapist, identifying true causes for any issue you may be presenting with and developing a robust plan to have you feeling your best again. Ysabel has a wide range of skills, ranging from assisting with chronic build up to an acute flare up and managing pain and discomfort that has come from day to day life. At the other end, she can help with performance enhancement for strength training and rehabilitation, as well as reaching for those bigger goals! Ysabel’s enthusiasm to health and client care is contagious! She is extremely committed to delivering exceptional outcomes for everyone that comes under her care. Ysabel is available at our North Sydney clinic.


Bandoll Pho

Dip. RM
Bandoll is our remedial massage therapist in Broadway. He prides himself on providing the highest standard of care to every client he meets. He thrives on seeing his clients reach their movement goals whether that be getting out of a chair easier, playing more, learning new skills and doing so, pain-free. Before completing his Diploma of Remedial Massage through the Australian College of Natural Therapies (ACNT), Bandoll started his career as a personal trainer. He prides himself of ensuring longevity in a client’s training life through the educational aspect of fitness, not just the physical component. With over 10 years of experience as a personal trainer, Bandoll made a smooth transition over to massage therapy through his knowledge of anatomy, movement and injury prevention/management. Bandoll has a wealth of experience treating people from all walks of life. He previously worked in a rheumatology clinic, gaining valuable experience working with clients to help manage flare-ups and promote movement in chronic conditions such as ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia and gout. He has also been fortunate enough to have worked in sports massage with UFC coaches, the Australian Women’s Cricket Team, and top elite tennis players at the ATP Cup. Bandoll understands that there is no “quick fix” and that when it comes to health overall, there are so many factors that come into play. Working alongside an integrated team such as Healthfix ensures every client’s best interest is looked after. Personally to keep fit, from powerlifting to gymnastics, from MMA to weightlifting and even dance, there isn’t much that Bandoll hasn’t done. He is constantly seeking to learn new skills and encourages his clients to do the same. Training & Qualifications: • Diploma of Remedial Massage • Diploma of Fitness • Powerlifting Coach Level 1

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