At ARC we have a passion for Pilates based Rehabilitation. We have extensive training through Polestar Pilates combined with qualifications in Physiotherapy to create safe effective rehabilitation programs for a wide range of clients.

We aim to give clients the tools to apply good movement to their everyday life. By developing proper technique, you can retrain your body to move in safer, more efficient patterns of motion – invaluable for injury recovery, sports performance, good posture and optimum heath.


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Janna Hawkins

Physiotherapist, Pilates Teacher

Janna was born in the west coast town of Raglan, where from a young age her time was shared between dance and music. During high school she developed a keen interest in nutrition and physical health. She began her studies in physiotherapy after relocating to Auckland.

Upon completing her studies Janna trained both as a Pilates apprentice at DancePilates/Westmere Pilates and in the Polestar International Rehabilitation training programme. She has been using Pilates as her primary tool in rehabilitation since 2003. Her aim as a therapist is to educate the client about their bodies and give them the tools to take control of their own recovery. Janna is committed to advancing her education in both Pilates and Physiotherapy and continues to explore other movement therapies, completing her GYROTONIC® apprentice training in 2008 and more recently the Runity -Painfree Running Coach training. Janna is an Educator and Mentor for Polestar Pilates.

Her areas of special interest include chronic pain, dance physiotherapy, pre/postnatal exercise and functional and natural movement reeducation .

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Nina Morreau

Physiotherapist, Pilates Teacher

Nina has worked in Musculoskeletal, Sports and Orthopaedic Physiotherapy since graduating in New Zealand in 2008. She has completed a post-graduate Certificate in Western Acupuncture in 2011 and maintained an interest in treating a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions including acute and chronic low back, neck and knee pain along with migraines and headaches.

Nina believes in a holistic approach to care. She recognises the importance of attaining a clear diagnosis, providing evidence based rehabilitation and identifying predisposing factors to prevent recurrence of injuries for a successful long-term outcome.

Working at a number of hospitals in London has exposed her to a wide range of post-operative conditions. She enjoys a hands-on approach to therapy including mobilisation, manipulation and deep tissue techniques in conjunction with Education, Acupuncture, Pilates and Bio-mechanical analysis using a multidisciplinary approach.

Nina completed the Polestar Pilates course while working in London and loves the diversity of the exercise and its' approach in rehabilitation as well as its’ amazing benefits in everyday health and wellbeing. 

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Bridget Henderson

Physiotherapist, Pilates Teacher

Bridget is a Musculoskeletal physiotherapist who trained in New Zealand at the University of Otago. Bridget has previously worked in private practice in Australia and the United Kingdom treating a variety of soft tissue, joint and post operative conditions.
Bridget has special interest and experience in the assessment, treatment and management of chronic spinal pain and hip injuries. She quickly realised that rehabilitation is a key component of improving someones pain and in 2015, qualified in Rehabilitation Pilates through Polestar Pilates International.

 The combination of Physiotherapy and Pilates gives her a unique appreciation of how the body moves and what is required to restore normal movement, improve spinal stability and get clients out of pain and back to full function in the shortest possible time.

She is passionate about achieving the best results for her clients, be that to be able to stand or sit pain free or run marathons.

In her spare time Bridget enjoys keeping fit, traveling, reading, cooking (aka eating) and drinking coffee.

 
 
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Lindsay Montgomery

Physiotherapist, Pilates Teacher, Yoga Teacher

Lindsay is originally from Scotland in the United Kingdom. After completing a degree in Sports and Exercise Science in Edinburgh, she moved to England to complete her studies in Physiotherapy. Since qualifying, Lindsay has gained several years experience working in hospitals and private musculoskeletal clinics. This experience has involved her treating a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions, including acute sports injuries, soft tissue injuries, back and neck pain, chronic pain, headaches and pre and post orthopaedic surgery.

Lindsay has continued her development by completing courses in acupuncture and therapeutic yoga. Lindsay enjoys a diverse approach to rehabilitation which involves a combination of hands on treatment, exercise prescription and client education. She has a particular interest in exercise based therapy and enjoys utilising principles from yoga and pilates to meet clients’ needs.

Lindsay’s personal interests in yoga, strength and conditioning and running have given her a personal insight into the positive effects these can bring to both physical and mental well being. Consequently, she believes in a holistic approach to therapy, aiming to create a safe and friendly environment for you to achieve your goals.