Unit 2/44 Thuringowa Drive,

Thuringowa Central, Q 4817

Phone: 0439 259 881

Fax: (07) 4745 7254

Email: loren@inspirenq.com.au

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Loren Kirkwood

Loren is born and bred in North Queensland, attending university right here in Townsville, at James Cook University.  Following university, Loren registered with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) as both an accredited exercise physiologist (AEP) and an accredited exercise scientist (AES), consolidating her knowledge and skills through her employment in musculoskeletal rehabilitation.  Loren continued her professional development by acquiring further qualifications in dry needling therapy, expanding the services that she is able to provide for her clients.  Loren has a keen interest in the health and physical activity of pregnant and post-natal women and through this interest, is currently completing her honours studies in this area. 

Loren continues to show motivation to offer her clients a range of different treatments by recently obtaining further qualifications in pilates and is looking forward to providing these services at Inspire Exercise Physiology and building on this knowledge.

Loren's Qualifications

Bachelor of Exercise Physiology (Clinical)- James Cook University

Honours Exercise Physiology (Clinical)- James Cook University, ongoing

Advanced Dry Needling- CPD Health Courses

Clinical Pilates, Matwork- Studio Pilates

Auslan Course- Deaf Services Queensland

Rigid, Kinesiology Strapping- Sports Medicine Australia

Samantha Ruberto

Sam is born and bred in NSW, but don’t hold that against her. Sam joins the team after recently completing her Bachelor of Exercise Physiology degree at James Cook University. Sam is eager to follow her passions into sport specific rehabilitation following injury, prenatal and postnatal women’s exercise, using exercise to assist mental health and neurological rehabilitation. 

Sam has always had a strong passion for all thing’s health, fitness and wellbeing. Sam’s passion for exercise is driven from seeing everyone benefit from exercise, no matter what age or condition. Sam is always up for a chat, her warm and easy-going personality makes those awkward concerns comfortable to talk about.

Sam's Qualifications

Bachelor or Exercise Physiology (Clinical) – James Cook University

Hydrotherapy Introductory Course – CPD Health Courses

Pregnancy and Exercise Optimal Outcomes – CPD Health Courses

Postnatal and Exercise Optimal Outcomes – CPD Health Courses 

Allied Health Assistant (AHA) Certificate III – Wodonga TAFE

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