Nazreena Hassim

Written by willem van der Meijden | 09/05/2016

Nazreena graduated with a B.Sc Physiotherapy from the University of Cape Town (UCT) in 2000.

She then went on to work for 2 and a half years at Groote Schuur Hospital gaining invaluable experience in all areas of physiotherapy.
She relocated to the United Kingdom and initially worked at Southampton General Hospital, specialising in ICU and respiratory work (including Non-intubated Ventilation). Later, she moved to Barking Hospital
where she specialised in outpatient physiotherapy and went on to become a Senior 1 in this department.

In this time she completed many post-graduate courses which include a full certification as a Pilates instructor, Acupuncture
and various Taping courses.

Nazreena moved back to South Africa in 2006 and since then has done locum work in a physiotherapy practise which specialises in Womens’ Health.

Nazreena served as the Treasurer for the SASP Womens Health Group (Western Cape branch) from 2009-2011. Since 2008 she has been working as a clinical supervisor for UCT and been lecturing the Soft Tissue Management and Orthopaedics modules.

She also taught a Sports Massage Course for ITEC in 2011. She has been running Pilates classes for women in the Rondebosch area since 2008.


Her hobbies include spending time with her family (3 lively children!), Pilates, gym, reading and watching movies and series.