Owner, Senior Physiotherapist
Lisa is the owner and creator of Perfect Form Physiotherapy. She started the practice in 2005 with the mission to create the highest quality physical therapy care in a nurturing environment. Lisa has a strong history in classical dance and is well respected both nationally and internationally for her work with young dancers, professional dancers and dance teachers. Lisa’s focus is on education to prevent injury and maximise performance rather than waiting for injury to occur. At the 2007 IADMS conference her poster on pre-pointe assessment was joint-winner of the award for the poster making “The Greatest Contribution To Dance Medicine” and continues to develop programs to educate and inspire young dancers to become the best that they can possible be. Lisa is also a qualified instructor in The Pilates Method and has had extensive personal involvement in various forms of Dance and Yoga. Throughout her professional studies and career she has continued her involvement with dance and uses her personal experience as a constant learning tool to advance her knowledge.
Sally was born and educated in the United Kingdom where she began her career as a professional dancer which she pursued for over seven years, dancing in venues and companies all over the world, most notably in the UK, Europe and the US. Sally remains passionate about dance and now shares her continued love of this art form within her physiotherapy and exercise training. Sally takes an holistic, total body approach to injury prevention and treatment, allowing her to work with dancers and athletes alike at a level which helps them to achieve and maintain their greatest potential. Sally is also a qualified Personal Trainer, Pilates Instructor and Health and Lifestyle Coach and maintains a keen interest in rehabilitative exercise training and health coaching. Outside of PerfectFormPhysiotherapy Sally manages ‘Pro-align’, a company dedicated to exercise rehab and functional Pilates. She continues to dance regularly and perform in the Sydney Cuban Salsa scene.
Executive Assistant & Workshop Organiser
April gradated with a Certificate IV in Dance & Drama with the I.D.TA . Since then she has gone on to do several dance & modelling contracts in Europe before settling down in Australia. During this time she has worked as a dance & musical theratre teacher in and around the Hills district, (Sydney) alongside running her own dance School. After many years of teaching, she wanted to continue her love for dance and so she joined 'The Ballet Blog' team. April, loves the fast paced role as workshop organiser and executive assistant to Lisa Howell and is always happy to go the extra mile to help. In her free time she loves to go 4wding and follow her passion for health & nutrition.