Stones Corner Health and Fitness

MEET OUR TEAM AT,
STONES CORNER HEALTH & FITNESS.

At Stones Corner Health & Fitness we understand that the road to recovery and fitness can be challenging. That is why we provide not just treatment, but also show a positive attitude, motivation, encouragement, and support to help our clients achieve their goals. Whether you are recovering from an injury, managing chronic pain, or simply looking to improve your overall health and fitness, we are here to help.

With over 20+ years of experience our team is here to support you.

april king-Senior Physio

APA Member / CrossFit Level 3/ Weightlifting Level 2/ Pilates Instructor

Qualifications:

  • Physiotherapy (UQ 2002)
  • Applied Science (QUT 1996)
  • Clinical Pilates (Level I & II)
  • Cert III and IV In Fitness
  • CrossFit Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3
  • AWFL ClubWeightlifting/Sports Power Coach Level 1 and Level 2
  • CrossFit Mobility Trainer Course (08/01/12)
  • CrossFit Gymnastics (2014)
  • Acupuncture and Dry Needling – Basic and Advanced Upper Limb
  • Massage Therapy Certificate

Physiotherapy Professional Development Courses including Hydrotherapy; Ultrasound Imaging; Advanced Shoulder Course; Local and Global Stability for the Trunk; Thoracic Spine; Complex Elbow; Lumbar Spine and Hip; Locomotor and Myofascial Slings; Management of Chronic Lower Back Pain Disorders; Current Spinal Procedures

April King is a Brisbane-based health professional who provides physiotherapy, sports massage, CrossFit coaching, lifestyle education seminars, stretching and trigger point therapy, sports injury management and nutrition. She has a passion for fixing injuries and coaching movement and in turn, helping others improve their performance or quality of life.

CAILEN GOTHARD-Sports Physio

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) (APA member)/ Level 1 Sports Instructor / Clinical Pilates

 

Qualifications:

  • Level 1 Sports Trainer
  • Dry Needling Level 1
  • Clinical Pilates Rehab Level 1 Instructor
  • Occupational Health Physiotherapy Level 1
  • Introduction to Cultural Awareness Training
  • Introduction to Disability Awareness Training 
  • Advanced Sports Taping – SMA
  • Sports, Kinesiology & Activetape Workship – Strapit

 

Cailen completed her Bachelor of Physiotherapy Studies (Honours) at the University of Queensland. Being an avid AFL sports fan growing up, Cailen found her passion for musculoskeletal rehabilitation, sports injuries, and helping people achieve their goals through the avenue of Sports Athletes, notedly as a Physiotherapist with The Brisbane Lions.

MICHAEL HEWITT-Co-owner & Senior Personal Trainer

Michael has been in the Australian Health and Fitness industry for more than 20 years and is one of the current owners of Stones Corner Health And Fitness.

 

Over his many years In the industry, he’s worked as a PT, owned a PT studio, owned group fitness businesses, run corporate health programs, worked as an industry business coach, presented at fit colleges and tafes and mentored many up and coming fitness professionals.

 

Coinciding with his passion for the fitness industry, is human behaviour. He’s spent many years understanding himself through mindfulness and self awareness and others via observation and continually upskilling himself in the areas of personal development.

He really does enjoy consistently learning why humans behave the way they do, positively or negatively, in different situations.

 

He has his own belief that ‘most people don’t want to be unfit, overweight or lead an unhealthy life, but many do and don’t know why. 

 

His skill set allows him to dig below the surface and guide people to finding their own ‘WHY’ and then putting a plan into action for healthy changes to occur.

 

Courtney stevens-co-owner, Senior Personal Trainer

Qualifications:

  • Cert III in Fitness (Group Fitness)
  • Cert IV in Fitness (Personal Training)
  • Level 1 Nutrition Coach
  • Boxfit Level 1
  • Introduction to Cultural Awareness Training
  • Introduction to Disability Awareness Training 

Meet Courtney, our passionate and dedicated fitness guru! With a background as a chef, she discovered her true calling in health and fitness through her love for nutrition. In 2018, she earned her Cert III in Fitness (Group Fitness), Cert IV in Fitness (Personal Training), and became a Level 1 Nutrition Coach. Additionally, she holds certifications in Boxfit Level 1, Cultural Awareness Training, and Disability Awareness Training.

 

Courtney’s journey from the culinary world to the fitness realm ignited her zeal for assisting everyday individuals in discovering their love for staying active. With her expertise and friendly approach, she’s here to guide you on your path to a healthier and fitter lifestyle. Get ready to embark on an exciting fitness journey with Courtney by your side!

JOE PENFOLD- Strength & conditioning coach & senior personal trainer

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Of Strength & Conditioning

 

Meet Joe, he has been a Strength and Conditioning coach for 10yrs. He has a bachelor’s degree in Sports and Exercise Science.

Currently a strength and conditioning coach for the Brisbane Lions his passion is high-performance training for athletes and helping everyday people achieve their goals.

ben ngo - personal trainer

Qualifications:

  • Cert III In Fitness (Group Training)
  • Cert IV in Fitness (Personal Training)
  • Level 1 Box fit

 

Ben has an impressive sporting background in indoor/outdoor football (soccer) and weights training. He’s a skilled coach with expertise in weights, hypertrophy, strength and conditioning training, group training, mindset coaching, rehabilitation work, injury prevention, and online programming.

 

Ben’s journey into the fitness industry was truly driven by his passion to help people become better movers and find their way on their fitness journey. Safety and effectiveness are always at the forefront of his coaching style, and he takes pride in sharing his vast knowledge and providing helpful feedback when needed.

 

As a coach, he truly understands the importance of providing unwavering support, helping individuals reach their goals and unlocking their full potential. One of his main goals is to instill lifelong habits, behavioral changes, and a positive outlook on training in those he coaches. Ben’s dedication and commitment to his clients’ well-being are truly admirable, and he’s always striving to make a positive impact on their fitness and lives.