ABOUT US

Who We Are


BodyActive Therapies is a Complementary Health Clinic providing a high standard of care for over 15 years.
At BodyActive we provide professional Natural Health Care that is effective and affordable. Our Natural Therapy Services are designed to improve health and support your wellbeing, to keep your body active and healthy. BodyActive staff members are all fully qualified and experienced practitioners so you know that you are in safe hands. Our reputation for delivering quality care is our livelihood.
We are conveniently located in Bridge Road Richmond, easily accessible from Hawthorn, Collingwood, South Yarra and the CBD.

Staff Profile


Paul Dockeary ND

Naturopath – Remedial Massage Therapist Memb. ANTA


After working in many diverse clinics around Melbourne, Paul established BodyActive Therapies in 1998 with the intent of providing high quality natural health care in a relaxed and welcoming environment.

His belief is that to get the most out of any health treatment a person needs to feel at ease in their surroundings and treated as a guest not a client. That is how he hopes you will feel when you first arrive at BodyActive along with receiving a high degree of professional attention and care.

Paul currently divides his time between clinic manager and therapist.

Anja Bauer ND

Naturopath – Remedial Massage Therapist Memb. NHAA AAMT


Anja is a Massage Therapist and Naturopath who has been working at BodyActive for many years. Anja is an experienced Natural Medicine practitioner with a special interest in Women’s Health, Pregnancy Care and Fertility. She has helped support many people through their health issues to obtain positive outcomes. Read More...


Jaime Talevska ND

Naturopath, Life Coach Memb.ANTA


Jaime has worked both locally and overseas in the health industry and has had over 10 years experience helping client to achieve their health goals. Read More...

Andrew White

Acupuncturist, Chinese Medicine Practitioner Memb. AACMA


Andrew graduated as a Chinese Medicine Practitioner in 2012. His training is in Traditional and Classical Chinese Medicine. Andrew’s mode of practice is to combine Classical Acupuncture with traditional raw Chinese Herbal preparations to give fast working, effective treatments.Read More...


Fiona Li

Myotherapist Memb. IRMA


Fiona is a registered Myotherapist known for her dry needling. She also offers cupping, Moxibustion, relaxation massage. oriental Qi flowing massage, French pregnancy massage, Oriental energy massage and Deep tissue massage and pressure point release. Read More...

Teresa Cox

Remedial Massage Therapist Memb. AAMT


Teresa completed her training at NMIT in early 2011, she has since gain valuable clinical experience in sports massage, stretching programs and injury treatment. She also has a keen interest in pre and post natal massage therapy of which she has a growing client base. She is currently studying a Certificate IV in Allied Health and hopes to work in physical rehabilitation alongside remedial massage therapy by the end of the year.


Spencer Rensburg

Myotherapist Memb. IRMA


Spencer completed his Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy at Holmesglen TAFE in 2012. He has provided services to the Alfred Hospital and the Australian Deaf Basketball team. Spencer’s area of expertise is in myofacial pain and dysfunction. He is currently available at BodyActive on a Wednesday. Read More...

Uschi Staeded-Schneider

Remedial Massage Therapist – Dorn Spinal Therapist Memb. AAMT


Uschi has been a Remedial Therapist at BodyActive for over 13 years. Over this time she has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience. Her style of treatment is both intuitive and responsive. She tailors her treatments to deliver the best results for her clients individual conditions.

Uschi is also a specialist in Dorn Spinal Therapy a gentle and safe form of spinal mobilization for correcting posture that does not rely on severe manipulation. Read More...