Alicia Malcolm-Anderson - Pilates, Yoga & Meditation Instructor
BHSc (Physio), PgDip (SEM), Sport and Exercise Medicine
Alicia qualified as a Physiotherapist in 2002 and since has operated in New Zealand and Australia. She holds a Health Sciences Degree in Physiotherapy and a Post Graduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise Medicine. She is trained in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy, Western Acupuncture and Dry Needling, Sports Massage, Athletic Training, Clinical Pilates and Yoga. She has also studied Sports Psychology, Sports Hypnosis and Meditation through Harvard University.
As former international athlete and therapist, she combines her experiences to teach Pilates and Yoga for enhancing mind and body resilience.
Her professional experience is in working with athletic populations and musculoskeletal rehabilitation. She is trained in the use of Pressure Biofeedback and Diagnostic Ultrasonography to assist motor control and the retraining of deep abdominal and hip muscles. She uses therapeutic exercises which include the Stott™ Mat, Reformer Pilates and Stott™ Bosu repertoire to instruct injury rehabilitation and performance. She also offers Mindfulness techniques for pain and stress management.
Alicia has worked in private practice with individuals, teams and small groups teaching classes to Athletes at all levels, Pre /Post surgical candidates, Pre/Postnatal, Special and Senior Populations.
Sporting Background: New Zealand Indoor Volleyball Team, New Zealand Beach Volleyball Team, Jamaican Beach Volleyball Team. 3 x National Champion (NZ Indoor Volleyball). First Gold Medalist to represent Jamaica in Beach Volleyball. Track and Field (400m)
Interests: Personal Development, Reading, Travel, Social and Economic issues.
Passionate about: Cultivating champion movement and a champion inner ecology and culture, Family Friends and Art.
Favourite Quote: "Seven falls, eight getting up. "- Zen Quote
Alicia, competing for a place at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.