Why Us

Core Physio + Pilates was established in 2009, to provide a unique combination of Physiotherapy and Pilates. Over the years we have expanded and grown, adding new specialties, and becoming a market leader in the treatment of injury management, rehabilitation and ongoing fitness.

Our studio consists of a team of passionate Physiotherapists who provide exceptional care through detailed assessment, treatment and education for all clients. We ensure our clients receive the highest quality, evidence-based treatment.

Why Core Physio + Pilates? Most of our clients come to us via word-of-mouth referrals, which we hope reflects our high standards of treatment. Our clients leave feeling nurtured and in capable hands. Our clients reach their fitness goals, and other goals they didn’t even think they could. Our clients feel energised. Our clients come back for more, because we offer a holistic lifestyle approach. Our clients tell their friends, family and workmates, because finding a place like Core Physio + Pilates is too good not to share!

Our Physiotherapists take a holistic approach, addressing both symptoms and any underlying causes or preconditions to ensure quick and lasting recovery.


Situated in Elsternwick, close to public transport and with ample off-street parking, our central location makes it easy for you to get to classes and appointments. We are just a hop, skip and a jump away from Elsternwick Station and close to multiple tram-stops. We know that half the battle for people juggling multiple commitments is finding a compatible time to come to classes and appointments. That’s why we have extended opening hours and a range of hours to suit everyone, whether you’re a morning person and want to tick Pilates off your list at 6.30am before work; whether you prefer an 8pm appointment once the kids are in bed; or whether you prefer a day-time or Saturday appointment to slot into your schedule. If you’re looking for ‘physio near me’ or ‘Pilates classes near me’, look no further. Find out more location and timetable details here.

10 years of physiotherapy service

Over a Decade of Service

Core Physio + Pilates celebrated its 10th birthday in 2018! We have loved every moment of working with our amazing clients, some of whom have been with us since day one! We have seen the Physiotherapy and Pilates industry evolve so much in the last decade, and as a business, we have grown and evolved with it. Yet one thing has remained throughout, and that is providing exceptional care and treatment through the highest quality, evidence-based treatment. We get results. And we get them the right way, through individualised care and programs tailored to meet our clients’ needs. We’re here for the long-haul. We’ve seen other studios pop up, promoting fads and phases which lead to injury. We love to introduce new and exciting programs fuelled by the latest research, but everything we do is driven by our care for our clients and our unparalleled experience. Our Pilates instructors are all qualified allied health professionals. We take a holistic view of your health and ensure we’re up to date with the latest information and research while using decades of experience and knowledge to support your journey.

healthy community


As a Physio and Pilates studio with over ten years in Elsternwick, we pride ourselves on the community we have built. We develop long-standing relationships with our clients, whether you pop in for a Physiotherapy appointment when needed, or you attend Pilates classes three times a week. We have been a part of so many remarkable journeys. We’ve supported clients with rehabilitation post-surgery; we’ve helped clients reach physical goals and compete in marathons and triathlons; we’ve supported women throughout pregnancy and post-natal recovery. Walking through our doors, you’ll get a sense of the bonds we form and the family environment we’ve created. We are driven by the relationships we have developed and continue to build on every day. We know it can be intimidating to take that first step into a wellness journey, which is why our approach makes the transition seamless and easy. Our community feel ensures that you feel empowered and supported in a safe and nurturing environment.

personalised result

Personalised Results

Every person that walks through our doors comes for a different reason. Many have very specific goals (marathon training, recovery from surgery, support during pregnancy, rehabilitation, general health and well-being….the list goes on!) but how to achieve these goals is completely different for everyone. Our mission is to empower you through movement. But what is central to this is YOU. Whether you want to push yourself and leave sweating, whether you want to take it slow to work on balance and stability or whether you want to build up to a larger lifestyle goal, we have the right program that meets YOUR needs. We are focused on family wellness. We treat children and all family members and have the right programs and treatments for each individual. We love that we have such a big role in helping our clients achieve, and we do not take that responsibility lightly. We have helped our more senior clients to live a life filled with more independence. We have armed our mothers-to-be with birth-skills to empower them during labour. We are part of the fitness journey for countless athletes. We are about results. Real, evidence-based, achievable, visible, life-changing results. Results that are as individualised as you are. We’re here for you. We’re driven by you.

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Allied Health Professionals

We are constantly inspired and driven by the remarkable staff members who make up the Core family. All our Pilates instructors are all qualified Physiotherapists which we know sets us apart from many Pilates studios in Melbourne. Our experienced Physiotherapists and Myotherapists are known for their results-focussed treatments, whether you have regular appointments for ongoing conditions, need to make the occasional appointment when injuries arise or just want to maintain optimal health. Our team of allied health professionals are on top of the latest research and evidence-based treatments and take part in continuous learning and education to make sure that you reap the rewards of their hard work! Whatever your health, fitness or recovery goals, you know that when you walk into Core, you will be in the best hands. Growth is one of our core values, so ongoing professional development ensures our team are the best in the industry.

Private health cover rebates

We offer HICAPS (Health Industry Claims and Payments Service) which means you are eligible for a rebate if you have private health insurance with the relevant cover. This includes all Physiotherapy, Functional Physio (1:4), Physio:8, Pre and Post Natal services and Myotherapy. Whether you’re looking for myotherapy and remedial massage,
Physiotherapy exercises for lower back pain or reformer Pilates Melbourne, you know you are in the best possible hands, being treated by the most experienced professionals, and eligible for private health insurance rebates. To find out what kind of rebate you will be eligible for, feel free to speak to one of our friendly receptionists by contacting us here.