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Gemma Monachino

Committee Member   |   BHSc Physio, PGCert Acupuncture, Cred MDT

Gem believes that the human body is truly a magnificent yet complex machine with the extraordinary capacity to detect threats and the ability to heal itself.  Her mission is to encourage a love and respect for movement in as many people as she can and to empower each invididual to optimise all aspects of wellness.

Gem has over 20 years expereince in the health industry.  Her journey started when she moved to Canada and began her career in exercise prescription.  She achieved elite level sports success as a 2x Canadian National Sports Aerobics Champion and represented Canada in the World Championships in 2001.  Gem provided exercise prehab and rehab to Olympic Champion Figure Skaters as well as pro baseball and ice hockey players during her time in North America.

Gem is also fuly trained in Stott Pilates, Functional Movement Systems (FMS, YBT, SFMA) and Neurokinetic Therapy.  Gem is Director of Evolve Integrated Health Specialists in Auckalnd and is passionate about revolutionising NZ's healthcare through raising awareness and providing world class systems such as McKenzie MDT to our primary healthcare providers and communities.