our team

I’m spirited, enthusiastic
and fun-loving

Wurundjeri Country, Melbourne

Offering integrative physiotherapy, movement (Pilates) 

Interested in chronic pain, pelvic pain (endometriosis, vaginismus and vulvodynia) and women’s health (pregnancy and postpartum)
Accepting new referrals: Yes
In-person and virtual

I care for myself by moving my body, saying yes to new adventures, and snuggling my cat Nacho
Find me dancing in my living room



Integrative Physiotherapist,
Team Leader + Mindset Coach

ashleigh ormond (she/her)

I'm bubbly, thoughtful
and warm-hearted

Wurundjeri Country, Melbourne

Offering  integrative physiotherapy and movement (Pilates)

Interested in building confidence and joy through movement, navigating burnout and fatigue and women’s health
Accepting new referrals: Yes
In-person and virtual

I care for myself by moving my body in fun and enjoyable ways and spending time with my fur-child Cobweb
Find me eating smoothie bowls by the ocean

Integrative Physiotherapist

sophia cartledge (she/her)

I’m warm, grounded and
courageous

Wurundjeri Country, Melbourne

Offering integrative physiotherapy and movement
(Pilates and yoga) 

Interested in chronic pain, hypermobility, neurodivergence, mental health and trauma
Accepting new referrals: No
In-person and virtual

I care for myself by meditating, swimming in the river, cooking nourishing food and practicing yoga
 Find me with my hands in clay, hanging on a rock wall or in my garden

Integrative Physiotherapist +
Mental Health Educator

irene ais (she/her)

I'm patient, curious
and easygoing

Yugambeh Country, Gold Coast

Offering  integrative physiotherapy and movement (trauma-informed yoga)

Interested in persistent pain, breast cancer care and mindfulness
Accepting new referrals: February 2023
Virtual only

I care for myself by dancing, listening to music, singing (though not well) and laughing with loved ones
Find me having an ice cream after a day at the breach or by a  fireplace in the mountains 


Integrative Physiotherapist + Yoga Teacher

claudine cuddy (she/her)


I’m inspired, encouraging
and caring

Wurundjeri Country, Melbourne

Offering integrative physiotherapy and movement (Pilates)

Interested in acute injury management, intuitive exercise and eating disorder recovery
Accepting new referrals: Yes
In-person and virtual

I care for myself by playing music, cuddling my dog, and spending time with friends
Find me at the beach or getting lost in a rainforest somewhere




Integrative Physiotherapist

claire weiss (she/her)


I'm friendly, passionate and supportive

Wurundjeri Country, Melbourne

Offering integrative physiotherapy and movement

Interested in chronic pain and therapeutic yoga practices
Accepting new referrals: From February 2024
In-person and virtual

I care for myself by spending time in nature, practicing yoga and meditation and journaling
Find me dancing to my heart’s content, eating a yummy plant-based meal or finding  a new outdoor adventure



Integrative Physiotherapist

charlotte simpson (she/her)

I’m gentle, perceptive and kind

Turrbal and Jagera Country, Brisbane

Offering integrative exercise physiology and movement (Pilates) 

Interested in hypermobility, women's health (pregnancy and postpartum) and building confidence and balance through natural movement
Accepting referrals: Yes
Virtual only


I care for myself by going on adventures, trying new things and spending any free time by the ocean
Find me out in nature, hiking or swimming 








Integrative Exercise Physiologist

daisy welsh (she/her)

I’m warm, grounded and authentic

Bundjalung Country, Gold Coast

Offering integrative exercise physiology and movement (Yoga, Pilates) 

Interested in fatigue, chronic pain, mental health & trauma and implementing therapeutic yogic practices
Accepting referrals: Yes
Virtual only

I care for myself by practicing yoga, nourishing my body with home cooked food, being in nature and reading books
Find me out in nature, hiking or swimming, soaking in the sunshine








Integrative Exercise Physiologist

samantha cameron (she/her)

I’m patient, open and kind

Wurundjeri Country, Melbourne

Offering integrative occupational therapy 

Interested in neurodiversity, destigmatising rest and the impacts of our living environments on health and wellbeing
Accepting new referrals: Yes
In-person and virtual

I care for myself by taking long walks, revisiting favourite books or movies and pausing with a nice mug of tea
Find me visting local craft and design markets, walking on the beach or making art


Integrative Occupational Therapist

lauri king (she/her)

I'm grounded, generous
and a little bit cheeky

Wurundjeri Country, Melbourne

Offering integrative physiotherapy and movement (Pilates, strength and conditioning)

Interested in acute injuries, strength training for hypermobility and return to gym and sport
Accepting new referrals: No
In-person and virtual

I care for myself by playing sport, listening to podcasts and cooking
Find me working on my golf swing


andrew fitzgerald (he/him)

General Manager + Integrative Physiotherapist

I’m warm, curious and generous

Wurundjeri Country, Melbourne

Offering integrative physiotherapy, movement (Pilates, yoga, somatics) and supervision

Interested in embodiment, hypermobility and post-traumatic stress
Accepting new referrals: No
In-person and virtual

I care for myself by reading, moving my body and being in nature
Find me co-regulating with my whippet Girl




Managing Director + Integrative Physiotherapist

melissa williams (she/her)

I’m kind, patient and grounded

Wurundjeri Country, Melbourne

I help coordinate our practitioner diaries and support our client experience team to create a warm and welcoming environment for you

Talk to me about
your experiences living with hypermobility and my tips and tricks for POTSy days

I care for myself by scheduling rest into my days, listening to my body and honouring what I might need in the moment with compassion
Find me snuggled on the couch with my dogs Rooney and Zoro, on a walk to get coffee with my partner or laying down my mat at home for some gentle movement







Practice Manager

emma gibson (she/her)

I’m vivacious,
passionate and outgoing

Wurundjeri Country, Melbourne

I support our community through outreach strategies, including campaigns, initiatives and programs that raise awareness of chronic illnesses

Talk to me about
how we can support your health and wellbeing with resources I’ve created and events we have upcoming

I care for myself by listening to my body and checking in with my mental health regularly
Find me attending live music, checking out the newest trendy foodie spots across Naarm or creating content for my chronic illness related social media accounts





Community Outreach Coordinator

manon tickle (she/her)

I’m gentle, centered and playful

Wurundjeri Country, Melbourne

I can help you with scheduling your appointments  and answering any questions you might have about what we do at Zebras

Talk to me about music, travelling, my newest plant pet and my latest weird and wacky podcasts

I care for myself by listening to music, spending time with my loved ones and listening to my favourite podcast while on my afternoon stroll
Find me at various soccer games on weekends, cooking Ethiopian cuisine, studying or seeking my next travel destination






Client Experience Officer

rebecca kifle (she/her)

I’m patient, compassionate and
heart-centered

Wurundjeri Country, Melbourne

I can help to connect you to the Zebras practitioner best suited to your needs as well as our favorite referrers

Talk to me about getting your care underway, learning more about what makes Zebras so unique and anything related to mind-body wellbeing

I care for myself by practicing meditation daily, spending time in nature and looking at the night sky
Find me hiking in the bush or cooking up a vegetarian storm








Healthcare Liaison Coordinator

amy williams (she/her)

I’m passionate, ebullient and sensational

Wurundjeri Country, Melbourne

I can help you with managing your booking and reaching things on high shelves

Talk to me about all things sport (the more obscure the better), Greek, Roman, Norse and Egyptian mythology and Harry Potter

I care for myself by lifting heavy objects or getting lost in the wild and wonderful fantasy realms of a good book
Find me at the gym, speed reading through a book or absorbing as much sport as possible, either live or via a screen









Client Experience Officer

thomas flood (he/him)

I’m warm,
compassionate and playful

Wurundjeri Country, Melbourne

I can help you with feeling supported throughout your Zebras experience by greeting you with a friendly smile and helping you navigate our calendar and offerings

Talk to me about yoga, brewing the perfect chai and Zebras-friendly hikes around Melbourne

I care for myself by taking time to breathe deeply, lying in the grass on a sunny day, and getting snuggled up in bed nice and early
Find me on my yoga mat surrounded by alllll of the props - there’s a 50% chance I’ve fallen asleep in Savasana (or am stuck under my weighted blanket).








Senior Client Experience Officer + Yoga Teacher 

lauren frahamer (she/her)

I’m exuberant, affectionate and obedient (most of the time)

Wurundjeri Country, Melbourne

I can help you with greeting you with a friendly sniff and bringing a smile to your face

Talk to me about walkies, treats and being
a good dog

I care for myself by lying on anything soft and napping most of the day
Find me in the team retreat, saying hello to people during their movement sessions or running around the local park with my friends

Chief Barketing Officer

girl (she/her)

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has...


― margaret mead 

@zebras_aus

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