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Most of us would have experienced how powerful touch can be. It can have an immediate affect on your mind and body. When a baby cries, the parent will pick up their bub, giving it a cuddle that soothes and comforts. When we suffer from a headache, we will place our hands on our head and rub the area. We do these things almost without thought.  
With 11 Matildas caps and 130 W-League appearances under her belt, Teresa Polias is a hardworking defensive midfielder who loves the intensity of competing. Recently voted Sydney FC Womens Player of Season for 2019, all of the planning, training and dedication proves that success comes to those who work for it! Name: Teresa Polias Profession: Primary School Teacher Sport: Football Team: Sydney FC Position: Centre Midfield
Australia’s No.1 Secondary Government school of 2018 partners with Sydney Elite to get even more out of their students! Endeavour Sports High School has partnered with Sydney Elite Massage Therapy to add to their already professional educators and sports medicine team for the Targeted Sports Program!
Anthony Kaleel explains how he and former business partner Georgette Stephens, came up with their business name and what he believes the word ELITE means.  
The Sydney Elite Massage Therapy team are driven to help improve the health and wellness for all of our clients - no matter their vocation, activity preference or athletic ability. This month we’re stepping out of the clinic and into the local community, supporting organisations that have a positive impact on society. This fills us with pride and a sense of togetherness.
What is a trigger point? Muscles are made of up of fibres, called sarcomeres, that overlap each other. When the sarcomeres contract, they attach to the adjacent fibres and pull, resulting in movement of the muscle. To release this movement the sarcomeres let go of their hold on the adjacent fibres and the contraction stops. A knot, or more accurately a trigger point, is formed when the sarcomeres are constantly firing, or 'switched on'. It can feel like a nodule or knot in the muscle when felt through the skin and can refer pain beyond the knot itself.
Debbi Schulstad and Brad Milosevic are both flying out on Friday July 21st  to Tonbridge for the Athletics Australia Team Camp until 1st August. The team will then make their way to London to compete in the IAAF World Championships from 5th - 13th August.
Anthony Kaleel, Director and Senior Soft Tissue Therapist will be travelling with the Australian Basketball Team (Boomers) to the Gold Coast from 22nd - 27th July where a 20 man squad will be narrowed down to a final team of 12 players. A series of warm up games will lead directly into the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup where they will battle for top honours.
Debbi Schulstad
Senior Soft Tissue Therapist, Debbi Schulstad met with Michelle Bridges to discuss her role as a massage therapist, being an olympian and how massage can help your sore muscles recover after training.
Sydney Elite Massage Therapy are looking for passionate and professionally qualified allied health practitioners and soft tissue therapists to join our team.

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