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Kaz Mattes

Physiotherapy Assistant

Kaz is a highly qualified movement educator dedicated to helping clients achieve optimal physical function and well-being. With nearly a decade of experience, Kaz is a Clinical Somatics Instructor, a certified Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist, and a yoga & movement teacher.

Drawing on her personal experiences as a mother, belly dancer, and potter, Kaz is passionate about helping patients connect to their centers and achieve greater physical balance. She strongly believes in the power of movement as preventative medicine.

At Raise the Bar Physiotherapy, Kaz uses a whole-body approach combining restorative yoga, somatics and novel exercises to create lasting change at the level of the nervous system, to move better and foster resilience.  Kaz is passionate about complementing her patients' physiotherapy sessions and helping them achieve optimal pelvic health and overall physical well-being.

Relevant Certifications:

  • Hatha Yoga Instructor (300 hours), 2013

  • Restorative Yoga Instructor, 2015

  • Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist Certification, 2017

  • Clinical Somatics Instructor, 2021

  • Essential Somatics Instructor, 2022

Kaz Mattes
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