blending the science and art of movement

Specialist Physiotherapy – Mat Pilates – Yoga Therapy

Tonic Physio Yoga & Pilates blends a holistic mind/body approach with up-to-date scientific evidence to optimise health and well-being. We aim to assist people to gain greater control for complex issues like pain management and recovery from injury. Tonic can help clients with a wide range of injuries and medical conditions to improve stress management, obtain optimal sports and dance performance, become stronger and more flexible, or improve general fitness for everyday life.
Our focus is on wellness – whatever that may mean for you.

Tonic Physio | Pilates | Yoga

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“Yoga allows you to rediscover a sense of wholeness in your life, where you do not feel like you are constantly trying to fit broken pieces together.”

– BKS Iyengar

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“Pilates is designed to give you suppleness, natural grace, and skill that will be unmistakably reflected in the way you walk, in the way you play, and in the way you work.”

– JH Pilates

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“Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t.”

– Ashley Greene

Our Services

Tonic Physio Pilates & Yoga provides many benefits to a wide audience through detailed physiotherapy assessments and management strategies. Tonic welcomes clients of all ages and abilities – as well as offering specialisation in yoga therapy and in dance.

As well as specialising in Dance Physiotherapy and Yoga Therapy, Vicki has particular interest and experience in stress-related conditions including adrenal fatigue, chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, fibromyalgia; and special needs including dyspraxia, sensory processing disorders and hypermobility (in children and adults).

Her other passion is helping families maximise their well-being, both as individuals and together. She offers Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga + Pilates for mums, Baby Yoga for mums/carers and bubs, Infant Massage education, and Kids and Family Yoga. Click Here ( for more information.

Vicki is also an experienced educator, having conducted numerous lectures and workshops in the following areas:

  • Sports & Dance Physiotherapy for undergraduate and postgraduate physiotherapy students
  • SafeDance & Anatomy / Physiology for dancers at numerous dance schools, companies and universities, including WAAPA and West Australian Ballet
  • Pilates for Pilates Instructors and physiotherapists
  • Mentoring and examining other potential Specialist Physiotherapy candidates in Sports & Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy across Australia.
    Contact Vicki if you are interested in similar training.

See below for more information on specific services and also under our FAQ.

Yoga Therapy

Discover the benefits of Yoga Therapy:

  • Increased strength and flexibility
  • Reduced injury and pain
  • Improved immunity
  • Stress management and relaxation

Pilates Matwork Programmes

Gently realign and activate your body:

  • Learn to use your “core” correctly
  • Improve body symmetry
  • Enhance muscular control
  • Find your best posture

Home Exercise Programmes

Custom Programmes for at-home exercise:

  • Effective workouts without the gym
  • Functional movement retraining
  • Regimes for travelling clients
  • At-home parents / retirees

Dance Rehabilitation & Conditioning

Optimise your performance:

  • Lessen the risk of injury
  • Reduce injury time with rehabilitation
  • Increase flexibility and strength
  • Improve balance, turn-out and technique

Pre & Post Natal Programmes

Learn to address postpartum issues:

  • Boost energy with low impact exercise
  • Recondition abdominals/pelvic floor
  • Improve strength and posture
  • Combat anxiety and depression

Manual Therapy / Dry Needling

Benefits a range of musculoskeletal issues:

  • Relieve acute and chronic pain
  • Reduce swelling and inflammation
  • Alleviate stress, headaches and tension
  • Improve blood flow and circulation issues

our specialist

Vicki Negus has a wealth of knowledge in functional movement and wellness for all types, shapes and ages. Vicki has over 20 years’ experience as a registered physiotherapist, 16 years’ experience as a Pilates Practitioner, and has practised yoga since childhood.  She has been a Specialist Physiotherapist since 2007, which is the highest clinical level of expertise a physiotherapist in Australia can achieve.

She is also an APA Sports Physiotherapist, Certified Pilates Practitioner, Registered Yoga Teacher, Certified Yoga Therapist, Certified Infant Massage Instructor / Paediatric Massage Consultant, Certified Birthlight Baby Yoga Teacher and Certified Rainbow Kids & Family Yoga Teacher.

  • Vicki Negus

    Specialist Sports Physiotherapist + Yoga Teacher


– Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (with Distinction) 1994
– Master of Sports Physiotherapy 2003
– Titled APA (Australian Physiotherapy Association) Sports Physiotherapist since 2007
– Fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapists (FACP) 2007 – Specialist Physiotherapist in Sports (with subspecialty in Dance)* (Specialist examinations)

– Certified Pilates Practitioner (Australian Pilates Method Association) 2000

– Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200), accredited by Yoga Alliance (International)
– Graduate Certificate in Yoga Therapy
– Certified by the International Association of Yoga Therapists (C-IAYT)

Baby Massage, Baby Yoga, Kids & Family Yoga:
– Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI) & Paediatric Massage Consultant (PMC), certified by Infant Massage Information Service
– Birthlight Baby Yoga Teacher, certified by Birthlight (International)
– Rainbow Kids & Family Yoga Teacher, certified by Rainbow Kids Yoga (International)


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