Elicia Crook

Elicia is an experienced RMT Bowen Therapist who ran a busy regional clinic for 16 years. Four years ago she turned business coach to teach therapists the lessons she learnt along the way. Elicia is a best-selling author and mindset coach who assists business owners all over the world on how to run their business with heart and soul, helping therapists become the hero of their own story.

  Robert De Nardis

Robert is an experienced practicing Melbourne Physiotherapist who received certification for dry needling from The Institute for the Study and Treatment of Pain (iSTOP) in Vancouver, British Columbia and has extensively utilised IMS/trigger point dry needling in his clinical practice in Melbourne, Australia. As Director of the Melbourne Whiplash Centre, Robert has been actively engaged in Whiplash evaluation, treatment and his paper with Dr Jenny Keating published in the Journal of Whiplash and Related Disorders reveals some of the world’s best outcome results published for chronic neck pain.


  Rob Granter

Rob is a myotherapist and has been in private practice in Melbourne since 1985. He has been a major influence in the acceptance of remedial massage therapy and myotherapy in the Australian Health System.

Some of his career highlights include:

  • Head of Soft Tissue Therapy for:
    • Australian Olympic teams to Sydney 2000 and Atlanta 1996
    • Australian Commonwealth Games team Kuala Lumpur 1998
    • The 2006 Commonwealth Games, Melbourne      
    • Victorian Institute of Sport for 10 years
    • Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre for six years
    • Essendon Australian Football League team for six years. Premiership winners in 2000
  John Kirkwood

John has been practising and teaching acupressure for 37 years. Originally trained in Jin Shin Do Bodymind Acupressure in California, he went on to study with a range of teachers of bodywork and acupuncture before returning to Australia to found The Acupressure Centre in 2006. He now teaches his own style of Five Element Acupressure in six states while maintaining a clinic in the Adelaide Hills. He is the author of two books published by Singing Dragon Press: The Way of the Five Elements and The Way of the Five Seasons.


  Garry Lavis

Garry was originally a heavy vehicle mechanic before making a career change to massage therapist/myotherapist at age 30. He spent 20 years working as a massage therapist and previously owned two rehabilitation clinics with 20 employees. Those clinics have since been sold and Garry is working as a sole trader. He has represented the New South Wales and Queensland Department of Public Prosecution as an expert witness on many occasions in Criminal Trials involving massage therapists. Previous President of AAMT/Massage & Myotherapy Australia for four years, spent eight years as Director and 18 years on Conference Committee.

  Craig Quinlivan

Craig is a myotherapist running his own successful practice in Albury for over 20 years. He is a trainer and assessor teaching the Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Remedial Massage. Craig specialises in functional analysis and structural correction using fascial release and joint mobility techniques, treating various injuries and dysfunctions.

  Samantha Rigby

Samantha is the Founder and General Manager of Elite Myotherapy that specialises in restoring people’s lives through identifying and correcting the source of pain in a non-intrusive manner. Her background is in myotherapy and she has lectured at RMIT University, Victoria University and The Australian College of Sports Therapy.

  Steve Stahl

Steve is a sports physiotherapist who co-owns and runs a physiotherapy practice in Geelong. He has been teaching kinesiology taping and use of massage tools for nearly 10 years.