MEET THE TEAM

At Tayloredfit, we’re incredibly proud of our friendly, approachable, talented and knowledgeable team.

We have combined our years of experience and expertise to create a physiotherapy, health and wellness centre you can trust.

Together, we provide physiotherapy, craniosacral therapy, acupuncture, sports massage, podiatry, chiropody, bowen therapy, traditional chinese medicine, acupuncture and holistic treatments and deliver a range of physio led pilates, aerial yoga, reiki and qigong classes.

Meet our team below and click on the ‘read more’ buttons to read each team member’s bio.

VICKY SMITH

Physiotherapy, Craniosacral Therapy, Acupuncture and Pilates

I have always been passionate about using the least invasive, holistic healthcare approaches and began integrating Craniosacral Therapy into my practice 20 years ago…

MARK SMITH

Physiotherapy, Craniosacral Therapy, Acupuncture and Pilates

I am dedicated and passionate in helping people achieve their personal targets and goals and I  have particular interests and expertise in treating sports injuries, spinal and headaches…

JILL BOWMAN

Receptionist

I have worked in a dental background all of my working life and I’m very experienced working alongside professionals and the general public. I love meeting new people and look foward to welcoming you…

LUCY MCGINNIS

Receptionist

I am your first point of contact here at the Chapel, and you will always receive a warm welcome. I can help you with making an appointment or if you have any questions about which treatment is right for you…

JULIE BARTON

Receptionist

I enjoy meeting new people and pride myself on putting the customer’s needs at the forefront of everything I do. I’m looking forward to meeting and getting to know you…

HAYLEY MCKENDRICK

Sports Massage Therapy, Personal Training

I am passionate about health and fitness and know first hand the role that massage plays in keeping muscles working well and developing to the best of their ability…

SAMANTHA LAVERY

Seasonal Yoga Teacher

Aerial Yoga is a brilliant technique using a soft hammock to support the weight of the body; it’s a fun and playful way to practice yoga and includes postures  you may not ordinarily be able to attempt on a mat…

DAYAL SHAKTI

Kundalini Yoga Instructor

I have practised different types of yoga for about 16 years and love the way it makes me feel. I suffer with a back pain and found that regular practice keeps me feeling so much better…

CAROLYN LEWIS

Sports Massage Therapy and Personal Trainer

I am interested in how the body works and, through massage, find any areas that hold tension, improve relaxation, minimise muscle tension…

TRACY POPE

Podiatrist in Chiropody Care

Chiropody care can be underestimated as basic care but for a patient living with foot pain the negative impact can be detrimental to everyday life and a greater risk to other health complications…

JOANNE HEWITT

Bowen Technique Practitioner

My ethos is to reach out to the local community and surrounding areas attending events and talks at local community groups in the Durham area, promoting  the benefits of Bowen…

LAURA RIDGEON

Hatha Yoga Instructor

Yoga works on many levels. The benefits for me over the years have been  physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional. It releases tension from my body, calms my mind and soothes my heart…

GEMMA SPENCE

Relax Kids Coach

Relax Kids is a 7 step programme that can be used for children and adults of all ages. It promotes emotional well-being by showing the children how to move from a state of high energy to low energy…

ANGELA LAVERICK

Certified Infant Massage Instructor

I trained with the International Association of Infant Massage, the largest and longest standing association dedicated solely to Infant Massage, providing world-class training and teaching…

VICTORIA STEWART

Reflexologist and Holistic Therapist

My motivation for what I do comes from experiencing the benefits of Reflexology and Holistic Therapies. In 2018 I took the leap into self employment and established ‘Tranquil Treatments’…

GILLIAN FORTUNE

Stress Express Teacher

In the last nine years I have taught thousands of people how to tackle stress and the challenges of life and work in ways that are straightforward, practical and effective…

GILL NORRIS

KG Hypnobirthing Teacher

I’ve been a Nurse and Health Visitor for over 10 years however most recently trained as a
Katharine Graves Hypnobirthing Teacher. This is something I have had a passion for since I had my first baby… 

RUPA BHATTARI

Beauty Therapist

I am a warm and friendly person that has built up a good understanding with my customers. I aim to understand my clients’ personality and lifestyle, which helps me provide the best look for each client…

KARYN BOWERING

Hypnotherapist

I consider my work as a hypnotherapist a great privilege and continue to feel great satisfaction from helping my clients reach their goals and simply be the best, they can be…

CHARLOTTE CROSS

Dancer, Fitness Instructor

Since retiring I naturally progressed to teaching and gained my Level 2 ETM qualification. Dance is my passion, so when I came across Zumba Fitness and Fitsteps I just couldn’t wait to get involved…

LAUREN BIRCH

Vinyasa Yoga Instructor

I started practicing yoga whilst at university to help me manage stress and take some time out for me. This has continued to develop into a self care and spiritual practice for me…

CHARLOTTE MCGAUN

Personal Trainer,
Food Intolerance Advisor

I was just a normal every-day woman who wasn’t very body confident and suffered with upset stomachs! My business, Image Geek, changed that…

ALISON BOYD

Holistic Therapist

Sound therapy is an amazing treatment for healing all aspects of ourselves. I offer monthly sound baths at the chapel currently but I am also qualified in reiki, aromatherapy and EFT…

LINDSEY GRAHAM

Physiotherapist

In 2004 I started working at a private physiotherapy clinic in Newcastle, specialising in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. In 2005 I became a member of the AACP…

JO BRILEY

Baby Sign and Sensory Teacher

My interest in sign language led me to appreciate the benefits of supporting early communication with babies and toddlers too, so 10 years ago I devised a simple, yet effective, programme based on BSL…

CARLA WALKER

Aerial Yoga & Yoga Instructor

In 2018 I completed 200 hrs teacher training back on northern turf. I am trained in Vinyasa, Aerial & Yin Yoga, specialising in classes that clam the mind and body, aiming to bring some balance to busy lives…

GENERAL OPENING HOURS

MON

9am - 8.30pm

TUE

9am - 8.30pm

WED

9am - 8.30pm

THU

9am - 8.30pm

FRI

9am - 4pm

SAT

9am - 4pm