The Body Refinery team are passionate about so many things; Physiotherapy, Pilates, Running, Yoga, Massage, Smoothies, Corporate Wellness, Nutrition, Health, Triathlons, Golf, Diving, Horses – and enjoying life!

Our family continues to grow and change as The Body Refinery does. Each person brings a unique set of skills and passions making us an interesting mix of people – all wanting to help you on your road to recovery, and health resilience!

Stu Ross, Physio Newmarket & St Heliers | The Body Refinery

Stu Ross

Owner, Senior Physio
Stu worked as a physiotherapist for New Zealand Mens Hockey and Takapuna Premiere Rugby. He then spent five years working as a physiotherapist in London, which included a position at Tottenham Hotspur Football Club as the Academy physiotherapist.

Kate Birks, Physio Newmarket & St Heliers | The Body Refinery

Kate Birks

Senior Physio
Kate completed her Physiotherapy training at The University of Nottingham in the UK and graduated in 2012. She has worked in private practices in the UK and with professionals and local sports clubs.

Nick Ewart, Physio Newmarket & St Heliers | The Body Refinery

Nick Ewart

Senior Physio
Nick has worked in private practice for over 20 years. Nick has a hands-on approach when his treating his patients, and has a particular interest in assisting his patients with gym-based strengthening.

Will Simpson, Physio Newmarket & St Heliers | The Body Refinery

Will Simpson

Senior Physio
Originally from Wellington, Will completed his training at the University of Otago and graduated in 2013. He has a strong interest in musculoskeletal rehabilitation and biomechanical optimization.

Pauline Thorp, Physio Newmarket & St Heliers | The Body Refinery

Pauline Thorp

Senior Physio, Pilates Instructor
Pauline has a ‘hands on’ approach to treating her clients, with a combination of soft tissue techniques, mobilisation, strength and conditioning, and accupuncture to help them on their path to injury recovery.

Bess Kilpatrick Mason, Nutritionist Newmarket & St Heliers | The Body Refinery

Bess Kilpatrick Mason

Bess is a Nutritionist, foodie and dancer who is passionate about food education with school-aged kids and adults. She has worked teaching food education, cooking and dance as therapy and food programs in schools.

Jo ChetwyndBess Kilpatrick Mason, CFO Newmarket & St Heliers | The Body Refinery

Jo Chetwynd

Chief Financial Officer
With over 12 years experience in small business accounting, administration and operations management, Jo understands the importance of financial systems and the positive impact they have on business.

Deb Gibson, Practice Manager Newmarket & St Heliers | The Body Refinery

Deb Gibson

Practice Manager
Deb's aim at The Body Refinery is to make people feel welcome and enjoy their experience. She is usually the voice you will get when you call to make an appointment or ask a question.

Anna Russell, Ex Pro Ironman Newmarket & St Heliers | The Body Refinery

Anna Russell

Ex Pro Ironman Athlete
Anna's passion is to inspire, motivate and energise people. She speaks, writes and coaches people to pursue their goals with absolute commitment and enthusiasm whilst maintaining balance across their lives.