Esme has worked as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist with a Women’s Health speciality as part of multidisciplinary teams, and now both owns & works in her own clinic, Pear Exercise Physiology & Physio in Brisbane.
When she isn’t seeing clients, Esme is the Co-Director of The Women’s Health Collective, where she promotes & teaches allied health education in all aspects of Women’s Health. She is passionate about both learning more, & teaching more in Women's Health space, and feels we need to 'change the face' of women's health to reduce taboos & stigma, and welcome more younger practitioners into the field.
She is also the Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) Women’s Health Media Expert. Through these roles Esme is actively involved in teaching and presenting across Australia with a range of institutions, and has taught in the women’s health and exercise prescription space for ESSA, NSW Health, Sports Medicine Australia, and ACU.
Women's Health Media Expert (ESSA)
Cancer Exercise Specialist (Ex-MED Cancer)
International Women's Day Award Winner 2018
Invited Speaker - Research to Practice 2022
Special Interest Areas
Pregnancy, Chronic Pelvic Pain, Prolapse, DRAM Rehab, Breast and Gynaecological Cancer Rehab, POTS & Hyper-mobility
"What exercise can I actually do, before and after pregnancy?” All your questions, answered by an expert. - Mamamia
Why all women should exercise for their pelvic floor health - Exercise Right
When can you start running after having a baby? - Exercise Right
Exercise to Battle Postnatal Depression - ABTA & Exercise Right
Exercise for Endometriosis - The Women's Health Collective Podcast
Exercise is medicine for chronic pain, and women with endometriosis can gain a lot in pain management strategies, hormone regulation & post-operative care with exercise rehabilitation.
Exercise & Gestational Diabetes - Webinar
Listen to Women's Health Expert & Accredited Exercise Physiologist Esme Soan, and Physiotherapist Marika Hart, discuss gestational diabetes and in particular the role of exercise in the conservative management of this condition.
Diastasis Recti (DRAM) - Mind The Gap Podcast
This presentation provides a thorough understanding of the physiology & assessment for common pathophysiology diastasis recti (DRAM) as well as some of the research supporting the rehabilitation of this condition. You will also learn how to safely teach functional exercise and movement to new mums, as well as physiological education on prolapse, abdominal separation and pelvic instability.
We are passionate about women's health
Pear is an industry leading women's health clinic offering exercise physiology, pelvic health physiotherapy, remedial massage and small group strength and reformer pilates classes located on Brisbane's Northside.
address: shop 6/52 Jeffcott Street, Wavell Heights, Queensland, 4012 (entry via Kinmond Ave carpark)
call: 0478 116 700
fax: 07 3036 6550
We are proud to support our local communities of Wavell Heights, Chermside, Clayfield, Ascot, Kedron, Nundah, Stafford, Gordon Park, Nudgee, Sandgate, Albion, Hendra, Wilston, Grange & Wooloowin.
We are a children & baby friendly studio, have easy onsite parking and private health rebates available on all services.
Monday 7am - 8pm
Tuesday 7am - 8pm
Wednesday 7am - 8pm
Thursday 7am - 8pm
Friday 7am - 2pm
Saturday 7am - 2pm