Simon Ashley - ATUNE Health Centres - Osteopath
B.App. Sci. (Clinical Science) / B.Osc RMIT / AdvDipMgmt (Uni of Ballarat)
Simon Ashley is the Founder and Managing Director of ATUNE Health Centres. He is also an accredited, practising Osteopath.
Simon graduated from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology with a double degree in Clinical Science and Clinical Osteopathy and has worked in the Hunter as an Osteopath since 2000. He established ATUNE Health Centres in 2006 with a vision to provide holistic healthcare to the local community. His dream of establishing an “integrated one stop health centre” is developing every year as ATUNE continues to grow. Since its inception ATUNE has grown from a single employee in 2006 to over 30 employees in 2014, spanning 12 health professions. In 2012, ATUNE Health Centres was awarded the entrepreneurial business of the year in the Lake Macquarie Business Awards and in 2013 the Branding and Marketing Award. They were also a finalist in the 2012 and 2013 small business of the year awards for the Hunter Business Awards.
Simon has travelled the world studying osteopathy, health and nutrition, broadening his understanding of the principles of living with optimal health and vitality. He has worked within a Palestinian refugee camp, war-torn Iraq and also with the less fortunate in Los Angeles.
As an Osteopath, Simon has a special interest in Sport Osteopathy. He has served as the Osteopath and Injury Consultant for the Newcastle Knights from 2006 to 2011. He has also been the managing therapist for two world champion aerobic competitors - Allira Bull and Isaac Leadbeatter. Simon’s other interests are in obstetric and paediatric clients and he believes in combining both cranial and structural methods of Osteopathic care for the best client outcomes.
Simon is passionate about health and seeing individuals, and the community, discover the truth about their health, restoring lives one at a time. He believes that we were created to be healthy and whole and that this state of health should be maintained to ensure freedom from sickness.
Simon and his wife Melanie have 3 beautiful young children. Simon has no greater joy than to spend time watching and enjoying his kids grow up. To escape the business of life you might find Simon riding around a bike track near you.