About Us

Zone Physio & Pilates was established in 2003 by Tam Holden and Jonty Garlick. It started out in two small bedrooms and has expanded twice since to its current home in the heart of Taupo’s CBD. Tam and Jonty have created a gorgeous environment with a calm relaxed ambience a world away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

As Post-Graduate Qualified Physiotherapists, Tam and Jonty have over 30 years experience in the assessment and treatment of musculo-skeletal injuries. With a drive for a more holistic approach to treatment, injury prevention and wellness for life, Tam and Jonty found Pilates and have never looked back. Pilates embraces mind with all the body systems to achieve the ultimate in efficiency of movement. The team at Zone Physio & Pilates are highly skilled and work with clients with passion and dedication to achieve just that. They embrace the very essence of what Pilates is, combined with their clinical expertise, to understand the bodies and minds of clients and work together with their clients to achieve their individual goals. From the recreational sportsperson to the elite, the fitness client to rehabilitation, pregnancy to post-partum, Cancer Rehabilitation, the team welcomes the opportunity to work with you.

To ensure the service at Zone Physio & Pilates is always optimal Tam and Jonty are dedicated to encouraging continued learning for Trainers. Team Training sessions are held 2-3 times each month and brain-storming happens on a daily basis. Trainers are encouraged to attend courses/workshops to stay to up to date with changes, progressions and additions to the Pilates principles, the repertoire and techniques for optimising teaching skills as well as diversifying our continued learning with additional skills & tools that will ultimately provide a better service for our clients. For example: Mindfulness; Myofascial release; Grief and Loss; Feldenkrais; Communication. Tam and Jonty are also the Pinc & Steel Cancer Rehabilitation Certified Physiotherapists for the Taupo region. They work with women and men diagnosed with Cancer using a mix of hands-on Physiotherapy, Pilates, Breathing and Fatigue Management at different stages of their recovery. 

The high quality service offered at Zone Physio & Pilates has the added benefit of being offered at very competitive prices. Pilates is about wellness for life so it is important that it can be affordable and therefore sustainable. The team at Zone Physio & Pilates all LOVE Pilates and welcome the opportunity to work together with you in partnership to achieve your goals and to feel well for life! 

Tam and Jonty

“Here I am some ten months down the track, since starting Pilates at PBD, and the improvement in pain, mobility and my life is huge.” – Kelvin Martin, Committed to Pilates for life

Phone: 07 376 8489 a/h 021 566 894 | Studio: Top Floor, 21 Heuheu Street, Taupo New Zealand 3330