The Core Clapton team is a group of highly motivated individuals who all care deeply about improving the health and wellbeing of the local community, regardless of anyone’s financial situation.
Alya is registered with the General Osteopathic Council, a member of the Institute of Osteopathy, and a graduate with a master's from the University College of osteopathy. She has experience working in Glasgow Osteopathy clinics in Scotland, working with a variety of patients. Her work brings a different approach, focusing on the broader psycho-social issues affecting patient conditions. She has experience treating patients with stressful jobs, chronic diseases and the elderly. As an osteopath, she uses a gentle and empathic approach, utilising a wide range of techniques to meet each patient; through structural and myofascial release and giving advice on home exercise and mindfulness techniques, considering lifestyle, mental health and more.
Alya's primary aim is to help patients develop an understanding of their body, guiding them through the process of osteopathic treatment and practical self-management
Christina has been in practice since 2002. Originally from Germany, she trained at the British School of osteopathy in London. Her specialisms include paediatric osteopathy and Women’s health, using both traditional structural manipulation as well as a deep emphasis on cranial osteopathy.
Josh is experienced in helping people undergoing acute and chronic pain, as well as alleviating general aches and pains. Communicating in a professional and competent manner, Josh will listen to your whole story and will work with you to find a treatment plan that best suits your lifestyle. He likes to use a combination of gentle, calming techniques, stronger manipulations, and massage. With an active lifestyle and previous experience as a yoga teacher, Josh has a good understanding of the value of sports and exercise and can find you the right tools to achieve your goals, whatever your fitness level.
Following a career in the city, Dominic obtained a masters from University College of Osteopathy. Dominic’s mission has been to help his patients understand how their bodies work and what they can do to recover from new or persistent injuries, focusing on reducing pain whilst increasing movement and flexibility. Dominic has a keen interest in endurance sports running marathons and ultra-marathons, or as he terms them ‘elective pain sports’. Dominic continues to develop his knowledge base within both pain and sport psychology, movement rehabilitation and working with people in long term pain.
Availability: Monday 9:00am - 6:00pm, Wednesday 11:00am - 8:00pm, Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm
As an Osteopath she uses a gentle approach, utilizing a range of techniques to meet the needs of each individual patient, through structural and visceral techniques, exercise and advice. Johanna has worked with a variety of patients, supporting them through injuries, chronic pain conditions, pregnancy, old age and general aches and pains. She believes that Osteopathy is for everyone and can be used as a powerful tool to help restore the body’s natural self-healing mechanism, and to support the individual’s recovery to health and empowerment. She uses her qualifications in Deep tissue and Sports massage and interest in yoga and meditation to support this.
Availability: Monday 11:00am - 8:00pm, Thursday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Thomas completed a master’s degree in Osteopathy at Swansea University. He explores the interrelations between our physical and emotional health, and the neuroscience behind it, which led to publishing a research study in the renowned journal Frontier in Psychology. After graduating, Thomas joined the medical-equip Medical Volunteer International, providing Osteopathy for asylum-seekers at the Moria refugee camp. This experience strengthened his resolution to end health inequalities as it is often the case.
Availability: Monday 2:00pm - 8:00pm, Tuesday 9:00am - 6:00pm, Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Ruby qualified from the University College of Osteopathy with a Masters, focusing her work on the role of non-verbal bodily communication and empathy on patient outcomes. She is currently undertaking further postgraduate training with the foundation for paediatric osteopathy specialising in children of all ages, pregnant and postpartum mothers. Alongside her clinical practice Ruby manages the community outreach for the charity, connecting and providing free health talks to local groups in Hackney.
Availability: Monday 9:00am - 3:00pm, Tuesday 11:00am - 8:00pm, Thursday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Renato moved to London to complete his degree at the University College of Osteopathy. His interest in Osteopathy stems from a desire to help others, particularly engaging physical activity, as a proven method of improving health and wellbeing. He adopts a mainly structural Osteopathic treatment approach whilst understanding this in the context of the patient’s lifestyle and personal goals. He supports this with his actions as having completed the Land’s End to John O’Groats cycle ride in 2015, he still maintains a keen interest in cycling.
Availability: Mondays and Wednesdays 9:00am -6:00pm