About Us

Rachel Neary

Rachel completed her BSc Physiotherapy degree in University College Dublin (UCD) with first-class honours. She has since completed an MSc in Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy through UCD specialising in the management of musculoskeletal disorders.

While studying in UCD, Rachel received two academic scholarships: The UCD Stage 3 Physiotherapy Scholarship and The Dr Henry Hutchinson Stewart Medal and Scholarship in Physiotherapy. Rachel has completed post-graduate training in Pilates (STOTT), Western Medical Acupuncture (British Medical Acupuncture Society) and biomechanic/orthotic prescription.

Rachel has worked solely in a private practice setting which has allowed her gain a vast level of experience in treating a wide range of musculoskeletal and sports-related conditions, as well as teaching small group/individual Pilates sessions. Rachel has also worked in acute sports settings with Summerhill GFC, Irish Hockey U16, U17 and U18’s, Leinster Hockey U16 and U18’s and Munster Hockey U16’s.

Persistent or chronic pain is a special area of interest for Rachel, having conducted both undergraduate and postgraduate research investigating combined physiotherapy and psychology approaches in the management of chronic pain. Rachel has presented this at both the Irish Pain Society and the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists Annual Conferences. The research has also been published twice in recent years.

Rachel enjoys playing hockey, running and hiking in her free-time.

Marcela Mulcahy

Marcela is a Pilates instructor with qualification from UCD. She also holds a Physiotherapy degree from the Czech Republic as well as a Yoga teaching qualification from YMCA in Canada.
Over the years she has worked primarily in private clinics treating clients with varying musculoskeletal & neurological conditions. In her free time, Marcela enjoys being active & walking her dog.

Gary Brown

Gary graduated with an Honours degree in Physiotherapy from The Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin in 2013.
Gary believes in the Personal Health core purpose ‘that exercise prescription becomes a key part of medical treatment plans’. His life experience in high performance environments can be applied to a wide spectrum of patients and anybody who wants to optimise their fitness. With a background in both Physiotherapy and Strength & Conditioning, Gary has been coaching adults of all ages and levels for 14 years.
Gary is also certified through the International Youth Conditioning Association, and coaches adolescents athletic development and movement. He spent 10 years as a professional rugby player for Leinster Rugby. 
During that time, he won a European Champions Cup and League Championship. He was also a member of the Ireland A team and the Ireland World Cup 7s team as well as holding All-Ireland sprint medals. 

Ciara Sheridan

Ciara completed her BSc Physiotherapy degree in University College Dublin with first-class honours. 

Ciara’s main interests lie in musculoskeletal physiotherapy (specifically soft-tissue rehabilitation through exercise and Pilates) and behaviour change. Ciara’s undergraduate thesis focussed on behaviour change which was entitled “The Implementation of Behaviour Change Techniques through Wearable-Fitness Technology to increase Physical Activity in a Sedentary Population.”

Ciara has completed post-graduate Pilates instructor training with the Pilates Teacher Training Institute. Ciara enjoys hiking, training in the gym, practicing Pilates & yoga and catching up with friends over a good black coffee in her spare time. Ciara has also completed post-graduate training in Yoga and is a 200hr RYT Yoga Teacher.