About – Align Health Solutions

Jessica Woodward

Director of Align Health Solutions & Accredited Exercise Physiologist

 

 

Jessica Woodward is passionate about helping people achieve better health – naturally. She uses her qualifications, experience and knowledge to customise every course of treatment for each of her clients, so they have long lasting results and enjoy better health as a result.

 

Jessica is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Clinical Pilates Instructor and a Bowen Therapist, but Jessica simply calls herself a Movement Technician because she helps her clients to improve their movement.

 

Having worked in numerous allied health care environments with a wide range of clientele from varied sectors, Jessica has found her niche and particularly enjoys working with clients of all ages on their Metabolic and Musculoskeletal health and finds great pleasure in finding out what movement brings joy to her clients.

 

Outside of her practice, Jessica adheres to her own prescription of exercise and loves Latin dancing, Boxing and Hiking with her two boxer dogs Murphy & Hamilton.

 

Qualifications

 

  • BAppSc (HumMovmHlthSc)
  • Graduate Diploma Clinical Exercise Science
  • Cert IV Bowen Therapy
  • APPI Matwork Pilates Instructor

 

Memberships

 

​Jessica is also a member of the Bowen Association of Australia (BAA) and Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA).

Jessica Woodward

Shalina Furtado

Accredited Exercise Physiologist

 

Shalina Furtado graduated from the University of South Australia with Honours in 2020. Throughout her studies and placement experiences, Shalina has developed a passion for working with Cardiovascular and Metabolic conditions and strongly believes that exercise, paired with education and self-management principles, are key components in producing the best health outcomes.

 

Shalina is currently undertaking her Clinical Matwork Pilates class with the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute and is soon-to-be a qualified matwork Pilates instructor. Outside of her work and studies, Shalina enjoys dabbling in a variety of hobbies, ranging from reading, salsa dancing, running and hiking.

 

Shalina is a passionate and empathetic clinician, who believes her role is to listen, understand, educate and work in collaboration with the client to support their individual path to better health.

Shalina Furtado

Eva Jakob

Accredited Exercise Physiologist

 

Eva is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and more recently Women’s health practitioner.

 

Eva has just recently completed her Master’s in Women’s Health Medicine and has an aspiration to learn and grow in the field of women’s health and further educate women about the importance of exercise from pre-conception, throughout pregnancy and beyond, and tackle all the women’s health concerns in between.

 

 

Eva has an interest in Pilates training and development to increase her exercise repertoire. She loves reaching goals with clients and assisting them to obtain their full potential.

 

In her spare time, Eva loves catching up with friends and spending quality time with family. She has such a passion for health and wellbeing and enjoys meeting new people along the way!

 

 

Qualifications

 

Accredited Exercise Physiologist
MCEP, M.WomHMed, ESSA Member
Bachelor of Sport Management ESSAM AEP

Eva Jakob

Tilly Ford

Accredited Exercise Physiologist

 

Tilly is a recent Clinical Exercise Physiology (Honours) graduate from the University of South Australia in 2021 and throughout her studies and placement, her interest in Diabetes management and mental health has grown.

 

 

Originally from Port Lincoln, Tilly grew up playing netball, camping with family and spending time down the beach. Tilly loves sharing her passion of movement with others and remains ever open to exploring new ways to move. This is evident in her current interests of running and Pilates and dabbling in the odd dance class!

 

 

On the weekend you will find her out for brunch with friends or walking along the beach with a trusty coffee in hand. Her goals for next year are to complete her mat based Pilates certification and learn Spanish.

 

 

Tilly Ford