Agata Helka

Agata qualified with a Master’s degree in Physiotherapy in Poland. For years, she was continuing to develop her special area of interest in Aquatic Physiotherapy. Agata is a qualified therapist of Aquatic exercise, The Halliwick Concept and The Bad Ragaz Ring method.

Along the way she has undertaken further training, this time in Pilates with Australian Physiotherapy Pilates Institute and she is a qualified APPI Pilates Matwork and Reformer teacher. In the recent years, she has also been a guest lecturer in a field of Aquatic Physiotherapy at the Physiotherapy Master’s program in UCC and she worked as an Assistant Lecturer in Department of Health and Leisure Studies at IT, Tralee.

As a Physiotherapist and a former competitive swimmer, combining her physiotherapy skills with life- long love for the water environment and movement, Agata immersed herself in Aquatic Therapy branch of Physiotherapy. She has a keen interest in myofascial pain and influence of it on body movement and general well- being. She is passionate about power and value of movement and exercise in a rehabilitation process.

Here, in the arena clinic, Agata is an Aquatic Physiotherapy specialist and she works closely with multidisciplinary team of Physiotherapists. She works with patients with a variety of musculoskeletal and neurological conditions, as well as a part of clinic’s Woman’s Health team, running her author Aqua Natal Program – aquatic exercise program for expectant mothers.

Agata is a fresh air, sea, and coffee lover. She won’t refuse a fresh cup of coffee and a treat to go with it.