Charan Walia is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist who graduated with distinction from University of Western Australia (School of Human Movement) after completing his Bachelor in Sport Science at Edith Cowan University. He also completed a graduate diploma in rehabilitation.
Charan also holds a post-graduate Diploma from the College of Craniosacral Therapy in the UK.
Charan’s has studied Human Movement (Exercise Physiology and Sports Science), Structural and Spinal Balancing (Dry Needling and Dorn Spinal Therapy) and Energy Healing.
Charan has performed at elite level sport having been a representative at several world championships as well as the Commonwealth Games. his experience includes working as an Exercise Physiologist for the Kenyan National Olympic Team.
Charan has been practicing as a therapist since 2003 and has been in full time practice since 2005 when he established the Parklands Sports Medicine Clinic.
He has worked in hospital settings, multi-disciplinary clinics as well as general practice and is an advocate for a biopsychosocial model of care.
Charan has a special interest in pain management and has been working in this area since 2005.
After missing out on the 2002 Commonwealth Games due to an ankle injury Charan has experienced on a personal level the effect injury has on one’s life, and more importantly what is required to overcome it.
Charan believes that movement plays an important role in achieving a sense of whole person well-being and his role as a therapist-teacher is to facilitate awareness through movement.
At the very center of our being is rhythmic movement, a cyclic expansion and contraction that is both in our body and outside it, that is both in our mind and in our body, that is both in our consciousness and not in it.” Rollin Becker, DO