Larissa has lived around Newcastle and the Upper Hunter for the last 10 years after moving around frequently as a child. After finishing high school, she wanted to continue her passion for sports with a new motivation. During her Diploma of Remedial Massage at TAFE, Larissa worked with the Newcastle Knights for both the men and women’s teams and has since worked on other elite NRL teams regularly.
Q. What are your core beliefs about wellness and health?
Devoting just as much time to work on your mental health as physical health. It’s important to listen to your body and mind to be able to reach optimal health and wellbeing.
Q. What key health lessons do you like to impart to patients?
It’s the little things that can make a big difference for our bodies. Spending even just a few minutes a day stretching and being consistent can make dramatic changes.
Q. What do you enjoy about your job?
Helping individuals is why I love my job. Everyone deserves to feel the best versions of themselves, and I am grateful that I get to contribute to that through massage.
Q. What are your extracurricular passions?
I am a very active person, so I love training in the gym, participating in sports or spending time with family and friends.