9th October, 2023 | by Victoria Gill

    TAKE CARE OF YOUR BODY FASCIA I have been fascinated by the world of fascia since the first research results were released. Right from the start I realised that we were discovering something about our bodies that was absolutely critical in understanding movement, recovery from surgery, why it was possible for kangaroos to leap and… Read more »

  • Managing Your Exercise in the Summer Heat This Year

    12th September, 2023 | by Victoria Gill

    I was listening to the ABC recently on the topic of climate change and the possible increase in heat and humidity we may experience over summer. It made me recall a recent conversation I had with my sister Hilary in Munich and my sister Elizabeth in Rome, when they were describing the very hot conditions… Read more »

  • TAI CHI for Fun, for Social Interaction and for Health Benefits

    7th August, 2023 | by Victoria Gill

    Tai Chi exercise is a great “fit” with the culture and philosophies within Green Apple and we are excited to have a qualified Teh Nei Chia Chuan Style Tai Chi instructor available and keen to share this amazing exercise form with you. We plan to offer a daytime class on Tuesday morning from 10.30am till… Read more »


    27th June, 2023 | by Victoria Gill

    Yes, it’s true! It is possible to reduce your healthcare costs by hundreds or even thousands of dollars if you do your “body-housekeeping”. Recently I had the occasion to need consultations with an excellent Rheumatologist. There was a possibility that I might have to resort to a particularly unpleasant medication to treat a painful condition…. Read more »

  • Why do I prefer to employ Exercise Physiologists in the Green Apple Wellness Centre rather than Physiotherapists?

    11th May, 2023 | by Victoria Gill

    What is the difference between an Exercise Physiologist and a Physiotherapist ? Both Exercise Physiologists and Physiotherapists are university qualified and allied health professionals. Both Exercise Physiologists and Physiotherapists are eligible for Medicare rebates as allied health professionals and also for Private Health Fund rebates. They will both understand anatomy and physiology and how your… Read more »

  • “The Rise of Physical and Mental Exhaustion”

    27th March, 2023 | by Victoria Gill

    Book Review: Stolen Focus by Johann Hari This amazing book was first published in 2022 and I can promise you that if you are able to read and absorb the content you will regard the world through renewed eyes. The book explores how devices are swamping our waking hours with a constant bombardment of stimuli, sensations, in… Read more »

  • Priceless Health and How We Can Earn It

    27th March, 2023 | by Victoria Gill

    One of the presentations I was asked to do many years ago was for a Financial Investment business that had two guest speakers invited to speak to their clients as a group. The clients were all transitioning into retirement and were there to hear about where to put their money wisely to achieve the best… Read more »

  • “Forget New Year Resolutions ~ Focus on Positive New Habits!”

    16th January, 2023 | by Victoria Gill

    How many times do we set ourselves up for failure when we roll into a New Year with all the best intentions to make a change in some aspect of our life. In the past 40 years I have had so many people tell me that they are “definitely going to lose weight this year”… Read more »

  • Why do I have “I can, I will, I am” as a visual reminder?

    29th September, 2022 | by Victoria Gill

    Why do I have “I can, I will, I am” as a visual reminder? I have three small canvases hanging on my wall. Together they make a triptych, a pictorial of intent, a sequence of events imparting a narrative. I created my triptych to make a visual interpretation of what I go through regularly in… Read more »

  • A Happy Ending!

    30th August, 2022 | by Victoria Gill

    A Happy Ending!  “I can’t believe the difference in my husband since he started doing some regular exercise,” said Susan.  “He has always been a little on the depressive side – sees the half empty glass whereas I am more inclined to see life through rosier glasses”.  I was interested to hear this about Bill,… Read more »