Massage at CoreYoga

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Maintaining a healthy body is about balance. Emotional, mental, physical and spiritual balance.

At CoreYoga we have two amazing massage therapists. We have great pleasure in introducing  Elke Chappell and Julian Smith who bring an extensive amount of knowledge and experience in the field of massage.

Tension and pain of any sort is the bodies way of alerting us to a growing inbalance; which if not addressed becomes more deeply ingrained and harder to correct, often developing into disease. Deep tissue remedial massage is an effective method of addressing these imbalances.

Pain is something you should not get used to!


Massage  Therapist

Elke Chappell
Mob: 0402 261 584

  • Member of Massage and Myotherapy Australia
  • Diploma of Remedial Massage
  • Cert III Fitness

Elke is a qualified Remedial Massage therapist and Remedial Massage teacher. She has been massaging since 2012 when she graduated from Q Academy Brisbane with a Diploma of Remedial Massage. Her background as a Massage Therapy teacher and years of collaborating with physiotherapists has given her a uniquely informed approach to her clients needs.

Elke has completed courses in:

  • Cert Dry Needling Lv2
  • Cert Manual Lymphatic Drainage
  • Cert Myofascial Cupping
  • Cert Kinesiology Taping
  • Short Course Mat Pilates
  • Short Course Community Yoga

The main focus of Elke’s treatments are headaches, jaw pain, neck pain, back pain, and hip imbalances. She aims to treat these accordingly from the feet up. Using a principle of how we are balanced emotionally and physically throughout our daily life, can tell us a lot about our pain.


Julian Smith
Mob: 0422418236

Julian has worked as a hands-on-therapist, sports coach, clinical director, and lecturer in the field of Remedial Massage and Soft Tissue Therapy. He enjoys working with a diverse range of clients. Julian helps elite athletes and dancers optimise performance, chronic pain sufferers improve their quality of life, weekend warriors improve their "parkrun" or triathlon effort, and everyday people who struggle with musculoskeletal aches, pains, tightness, and restriction.

Julian is an experienced therapist, with qualifications in;

  • Remedial massage,
  • Manual therapy,
  • Dry needling,
  • Fitness.

Julian is passionate about health and fitness viewed through a bio-psycho-social lens. This means understanding what really matters to you, and providing treatment that is tailored to your personal preferences, needs, and goals. He is currently studying a further degree in psychology to complement this bio-psycho-social treatment approach. 

Julian regularly participates in a range of sports, from weight training to competitive age-group swimming and road cycling. This means he personally understands the struggle with aches, pains, and injuries that can be a part of regular training and competitive sport.  











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