Our team at sattva

Michaella Robb

Michaella has developed continuously building her knowledge and experience over the past 10 years.

Certified as an Advanced Remedial Therapist, Sports & Sports Event Massage Therapist, qualified in Dry Needling, Reflexology, Reiki and RYT500 Yoga Teacher. Always thriving to future her expertise, she is currently ongoing study in Osteopathy.

Throughout her working profession, Michaella has gained fantastic worldwide experience as she has travelled and lived in a variety of countries. Treating professional athletes including The All Blacks, Scottish Rugby, Australian & South African rugby teams, Professional Marathon Runners, Swimmers, Triathletes, Golf Champions & Skiers. Currently still works with athletes at Sports Scotland Institute of Sport.

Michaella founded Sattva Wellness in 2013, with dedication and focus she has followed her ambition to grow a healthy community in her hometown. Her natural passion shines through in her work and practice.

Ruth Madill

Ruth graduated with a BSc Hons physiotherapy in 2005. She worked for a few years in the NHS before moving into private practice. This has involved treating a wide variety of injuries for both sedentary and sporting individuals.

Ruth has worked with a wide variety of sports teams including work for SportScotland Institute of sport, Scottish Disability Sport, Scottish Rugby, Scottish Hockey and local football, rugby and hockey teams. She continues to work for Scottish Rugby, UK Athletics and a number of local sports performance groups.

As well as providing physiotherapy assessment and treatment, Ruth can provide rehabilitation from any injury and places an emphasis on injury prevention with biomechanical profiling and pre-habilitation.

She is a qualified sports massage therapist and has completed further training in many areas including acupuncture, Pilates, McKenzie Therapy, strapping and orthopaedic medicine.

Antje O’Connell

Antje, originally from Germany, completed her study in Sports & Therapeutic Massage in the USA, becoming a licensed Massage Therapist in 2007.

Always striving to greaten her knowledge in her profession, Antje has qualified in Deep Tissue massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Kinesiotaping, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Pre & Post Natal Massage, Aromatherapy, Hot Sones Massage and Foot & Faical Reflexology.

Antje holds an abundance of experience which she has gained over the past 11 years thoroughout the world; working alongside Chiropractors, Sports Therapists, Physiotherapists and in Health Spas.

With a natural interest in health and wellbeing Antje enjoys regular Yoga practice, being in the outdoors exploring new hikes and loves to travel.

Kirsten Atkinson

Kirsten qualified with a Caledonian Univesity accredited Diploma in Remedial and Sports Massage Therapy in 2018.
She is further qualified in Swedish Massage, Hot and Cold Stones Massage and Medical Acupuncture (Dry Needling).

Kirsten started her career by studying a BSc (Hons) in Physiology and Sports Science and an MSc in Nutrition and Public Health from the University of Glasgow. This gave her a solid foundation of knowledge in anatomy, physiology and pathology.

Over her time as a student and as a qualified therapist Kirsten has volunteered at a number of charity events including marathons, triathlons and local fundraisers gaining experience with a variety of clientele. She is passionate about good health and wellbeing, holding a professional and caring approach.