Sara Gestier

Therapist

Sara is the director of The Collective Yoga Massage Myotherapy health and wellness is Sara’s passion, after traveling for several years Sara found herself thinking “I’m 22 what do I want to do with my life? I want to do what I love! Yoga!”. Sara was drawn to yoga to help with her pain from her scoliosis and hypermobility syndrome. Her love of yoga lead her to India where she completed her teacher training in Akhanda Yoga at Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram Rishikesh India which a traditional and authentic style of yoga. Sara wanted to learn more about anatomy she then started to study therapeutic massage her thirst for knowledge carried her through three years of study eventually becoming a Myotherapist and Anatomy Nerd. Sara specializes in postural correction she views good posture as good health mentally and physically incorporating her speciality into her yoga classes and therapy along with her upbeat yet chilled attitude you can expect a positive experience/outcome.

Myotherapy as Sara’s modality with myo meaning muscle she is classed as an expert in muscle and connective tissue, she specialises in postural correction with a deep understanding of anatomy and the biomechanics of the body she can improve chronic pain using such techniques as –

  • Trigger Point Dry Needling
  • Myofascial Release Technique
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Orthopaedic Testing
  • Ischaemic Compression/ Cross Fibre Friction
  • Postural Assessment/Anatomy Knowledge
  • Soft Tissue Release
  • PNF Stretching
  • Temperature Therapy
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Yoga Therapy & Instruction

Along with being clinically capable Sara also has a passion for treating the mind and body she understands that stress can affect the body is many ways sometimes some unwinding is needed like a relaxation massage, A Soul Calming Relaxation Massage with Sara can be a magical experience.

As a person Sara is dynamic, free spirited, confident, alternative, jokester intellectual with a lust for living in the present also a massive foodie!

At the end of the day Sara is an experienced, knowledgeable passionate and versatile therapist and teacher with her excellent communication skills she will be able to find out how to treat your body in the most effective positive way.

HEALTH FUND REBATES AVAILABLE

Qualifications

  • 200 Hour Akhanda Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh, India
  • IV Certificate Massage Therapy Newcastle T.A.F.E
  • Diploma of Remedial Massage(honours) Newcastle T.A.F.E
  • Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy Melbourne RMIT