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Our Team

Dylan Hadfield – Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Background
Dylan is an ESSA Accredited Exercise Physiologist. Prior to starting with Health in Balance in 2015, Dylan’s experience has been gained in a variety of settings and workplaces including Peninsula Health Service, Monash Health Service, Deakin University’s Clinical Exercise Learning Centre and numerous local Exercise Physiology practices. Dylan’s experience has enabled him to develop a strong, up-to-date, and relevant skill set in musculoskeletal rehabilitation, cancer rehabilitation as well as falls prevention and balance re- training.

Education
Dylan completed his undergraduate studies with a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science, closely followed by completion of a Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology at Deakin University. Dylan holds current Senior First Aid/CPR certificates.

Key Interests
Exercise Prescription for Musculoskeletal Injuries, Cancer Rehabilitation, Sports-Specific Conditioning, Falls Prevention and Balance Re-Training.

Contact
dylan@healthinbalance.com.au


Thomas Vogel – Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Background
Thomas is an ESSA Accredited Exercise Physiologist. Before starting at Health in Balance in 2017, Thomas has gained experience as an Exercise Physiologist in multiple private practice and hospital settings around Melbourne, including Epworth Richmond and the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, as well as working as a Sports Scientist for the Oakleigh Chargers Football Club. These experiences have allowed Thomas to build a strong base in both clinical and sports environments and he continues to use this to deliver evidence-based treatment to clients at Health in Balance.

Education
Thomas graduated from Deakin University with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sports Science, before going on to complete a Masters degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology, also at Deakin University. He also holds current First Aid/CPR certificates.

Key Interests
Type 2 Diabetes management, falls prevention and balance re-training, exercise for older adults, musculoskeletal rehabilitation and sport-specific training.

Contact
thomas@healthinbalance.com.au


Jack Harper – Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Background
Jack is an ESSA Accredited Exercise Physiologist. Before commencing at Health in Balance in 2018, Jack gained his experience at the Bundoora Extended Care Centre and Deakin University’s Clinical Exercise Learning Centre. Jack also has experience as an Exercise Scientist at clinics throughout Melbourne as well as the leading Strength and Conditioning Coach at the Eastern Ranges Football Club. This experience in both clinical and sports settings has allowed Jack to work across a very diverse range of clients and help them meet their goals through evidence based exercise prescription.

Education
Jack completed his undergraduate in Exercise and Sports Science at Deakin University prior to completing his Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology also at Deakin University. Jack also holds current CPR/First Aid certificates.

Key Interests
Exercise rehabilitation for chronic disease management, musculoskeletal injuries, balance and gait retraining for neurological conditions and older adults.

Contact
jack@healthinbalance.com.au


Jack Gava – Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Background
Jack is an ESSA Accredited Exercise Physiologist. Prior to starting at Health in Balance in 2020, Jack’s gained valuable experience in a range of clinical settings including at Peninsula Health Service, the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre and the Australian Catholic University Exercise Lifestyle Clinic. Jack has worked in the fitness industry for the past five years across various Melbourne gyms and studios, helping clients from all walks of life achieve their health and fitness goals. These experiences have given Jack a strong clinical understanding which he looks forward to applying within the Health in Balance community.

Education
Jack completed his undergraduate in Exercise and Sports Science at Australian Catholic University before going on to achieve his Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology also at Australian Catholic University. Jack holds current CPR/First Aid certificates.

Key Interests
Exercise for older adults, chronic disease management, exercise for mental health and sports specific training.

Contact
jackg@healthinbalance.com.au


Edouard Kayayan – Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Background
Edouard is an ESSA Accredited Exercise Physiologist. Prior to opening Health in Balance with Daniel Cornish in 2011, Edouard spent his early years at Australian Unity retirement living, Alfred Health, (Caulfield General Medical Centre; and Community Rehabilitation), Victoria University, YMCA, MSAC and numerous Aged Care facilities in Victoria where he developed a wealth of knowledge in falls prevention (including vestibular and balance retraining), obesity/Weight Management, neuromuscular rehabilitation and functional strength training for people with and without chronic health illness.

Education
Edouard completed his undergraduate studies with a double degree in Exercise Science and Sports Administration, before graduating with a Masters in Applied Science (Exercise Rehabilitation) at Victoria University. He also holds a current Senior First Aid/CPR certificates.

Key Interests
Exercise prescription for Falls Prevention (particularly for individuals with: Vertigo; Proprioceptive Disruption and Vestibular-occular Disturbance); and chronic disease management.

Contact
edouard@healthinbalance.com.au


Daniel Cornish – Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Background
Daniel is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist with ESSA. Prior to opening Health in Balance with Edouard Kayayan in 2011, Daniel gained experience in a variety of settings, including Alfred Health, Deakin University and multiple physiotherapy and exercise physiology practices in Inner South East Melbourne. Since 2006, Daniel has built a strong grounding in providing education and exercise prescription for the management of Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Respiratory Conditions, core stability and conditioning and Falls Prevention.

Education
Graduating from Deakin University with a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science, Daniel went on to complete his Graduate Diploma in Applied Exercise Science (Exercise Prescription) at Australian Catholic University. He also holds current Senior First Aid/CPR certificates.

Key Interests
Chronic Disease management and Lifestyle Modification/Counselling.

Contact
daniel@healthinbalance.com.au


Nicole Hirshowitz - Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Background
Nicole is an ESSA Accredited Exercise Physiologist. Prior to starting at Health In Balance in 2021, Nicole gained experience in a number of clinical settings including The Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute and Deakin University Clinical Exercise Learning Centre. These experiences have allowed Nicole to build a strong base in clinical environments and work with a diverse range of clientele. Nicole continues to use this experience to help deliver evidence-based exercise treatment to Health In Balance clients.  

Education
Nicole completed her Bachelor degree in Sports Science at the University of Western Australia and graduated as an Exercise Scientist. Shortly after graduating, she relocated to Melbourne and completed a Masters Degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology at Deakin University. Nicole holds a current Senior First Aid/CPR certificate.  

Key Interests
Exercise rehabilitation for chronic disease management, Type 2 Diabetes management, falls prevention and balance retraining, women’s health (including pregnancy and menopause) and exercise for older adults.

Contact:
nicole@healthinbalance.com.au



Allison Roberts - Reception

Background
Allison completed her VCE studies and has worked in the field of reception/administration ever since. She has a very strong interest in health, nutrition and fitness and is currently pursuing her passion for dance as a student and teacher. With over 3 years experience in the customer service industry, Allison is happy to help with all your queries big or small.

Contact
reception@healthinbalance.com.au (att: Allison)


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