Neil is a Sports Therapist, Strength and Conditioning Coach and Sound Therapist. He holds a Masters Degree in Athletic Conditioning and Exercise Rehabilitation and a Bachelors Degree in Exercise Prescription and Management.
Neil is currently undertaking his Masters Diploma in Advanced Clinical Sports Therapy and has further studied; Advanced Myofascial Release, Medical Acupuncture, Vocal Massage, Acupressure, Kinesiology Taping and Athletic Taping.
As a firm believer in continual education Neil developed and delivered courses at Universities, Health and Fitness Institutes and Sport Clubs in New Zealand, Latvia and the UK covering; Sports Training, Remedial Physical Activity, Athletic Injuries & Biomechanics, Exercise Prescription & Testing and Personal Training.
Born in South Africa to a former Team GB Trampolinist, Neil grew up playing numerous sports at representative level. He developed an affinity for sports performance, and was exposed to the need for a holistic outlook on health, nutrition and fitness.
Neil emigrated to New Zealand to study and work holding variety of roles as a; Sport Scientist, Strength & Conditioning Coach, Sports Medic and Exercise Rehabilitation Specialist with athletes and teams attending World Championship, World Cup and Olympic events.
Since leaving NZ nearly 10 years ago he continued on this path working in Eastern Europe, London and now his new home Manchester.
Aside from health and fitness; music and sound holds a place close to his heart. Neil trained as a Sound Therapist in Spain with the founding members of the International Association of Sound Therapy; Nestor Kornblum and Michel Averard, and holds a Diploma in Sound Therapy and Overtone Singing (IAST).
Neil offers one to one Sound Healings and group Sound Journeys in Manchester, UK and at a variety of Healing Retreats and Music and Wellness events in Europe and the UK and has a deep understanding of the power and healing nature of sound vibrations.
His intuitive knowledge of when to offer the right sound at the right time with the right intention and purpose to effect change on physical, mental, emotional, energetic levels stems from working professionally with sound around the world for over 17 years.
During this time he has hosted radio shows host on Radio One (New Zealand) and NSB Radio, produced music and performed as a DJ in a variety of countries from New Zealand to Latvia, Ireland to Singapore and still performs monthly and on radio in the UK.
Whether its helping relieve pain or re-balance body and mind from the stresses of daily life and its activities, Neil sees that working holistically and as a team towards a common outcome is the optimal avenue to achieving success.