Our Team

Maria Johnston AdvCertVPhys, Tellington TTouch Practitioner (level 3), MIRVAP, APDT, CBWA

Maria is the GB agility team veterinary physiotherapist and specialises in canine fitness, rehabilitation and hydrotherapy. She has worked in association with Barbara for 16 years delivering a range of exciting practical courses both in Suffolk and at her own rehabilitation centre.

Maria works at national and international level in performance enhancement and rehabilitation strategies for the agility dog. Her wealth of experience and consistent success by providing the edge for her athletic animal clients uses a range of integrated treatment techniques including advanced hydrotherapy and aquatic therapy techniques.

Active Balance is a one stop centre delivering excellent clinical services for the midlands and a satellite training centre for K9HS. Barbara and Maria deliver the ABC Awards level 3 Certificate in hydrotherapy, where course attendeesĀ  have the opportunity to work in two different professional clinics, one in Suffolk and the other in Leicestershire.

Barbara and Maria consistently are rated as excellent by all those attending K9HS courses for their innovative partnership and friendly approach to teaching and learning. They lead the way for in-person practical courses in canine therapy.

Course feedback describes K9HS courses as fantastic, innovative, amazing, supportive, a positive and calm environment, outstanding demonstrations and practicals, caring and professional, brilliant opportunities to learn in one to one and small groups, exciting chance to work at all levels, with real canine patients and their owners in real clinics and so on….!!

Website: www.activebalance-vetphysio.co.uk