Merendi Leverett is our founder of Merendi Health.Graduating from Central Queensland University in June 1998 with a Bachelor of Human Movement Science, and from Queensland University of Technology in June 2000 with a Graduate Diploma of Health Science (majoring in …
Merendi Leverett is our founder of Merendi Health.Graduating from Central Queensland University in June 1998 with a Bachelor of Human Movement Science, and from Queensland University of Technology in June 2000 with a Graduate Diploma of Health Science (majoring in Human Movement with a specialisation in Exercise Rehabilitation), Merendi has been working in the areas of occupational rehabilitation, personal training and with health and well-being programs since 1999.
She has reached the highest level of accreditation with ESSA as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP), which allows her to see clients referred under the “Medicare Enhanced Primary Health Care Scheme” and “Department of Veteran Affairs”.
Merendi has been in private practice for 16 years working within a range of areas including Workers Compensation, Corporate Health, Chronic Disease Management and Occupational Rehabilitation.
Merendi's individually developed wellness programs are for people of all ages and fitness levels. She has a fresh and vibrant, but structured approach to her programs, thus ensuring that you stay highly motivated and focused on achieving your goals, whilst also having fun along the way.
Merendi is also an experienced Rehabilitation Consultant. She has worked for a number of Self Insured companies assisting them in returning their injured employees successfully to their pre-employment positions. Merendi has excellent skills in developing goal-orientated rehabilitation and return to work plans. She is a qualified Rehabilitation and Return to Work Coordinator with Q-Comp and is currently a recognised rehabilitation provider with Comcare (Federal Workers Compensation).
As well as her private practice, Merendi's experience includes:
Being “Director” of ESSA
Being ‘Chair’ for QLD ESSA (formerly AAESS)
Being a Director of QLD AAESS
Being the 2009 President of the community run C&K Samford Community Kindergarten
Being an active Task Force member for the “Caboolture Mums & Little Ones Project”
Conducting Health & Fitness Evaluations and providing advice on exercise and general health for various Corporate Groups
Conducting Group Fitness Classes for mothers during pregnancy and post-birth
Conducting“Ergonomic Workstation Assessments” for a variety of Companies
Working for a number of Occupational Rehabilitation Providers developing and coordinating “Pain Management & Work Hardening" Programs, and delivering exercise programs for injured workers
Working as a Rehabilitation Consultant for a number of Self Insured Companies and Large Employers to assist in returning their injured employees back to work
Presenting a number of seminars on the benefits of exercise in improving Health and Wellbeing for special groups such as Diabetes, Breast Cancer and Pregnancy
On a personal note, Merendi is a mother to 11 year old non-identical twin boys and daughters aged 8 and 1 year old. Since becoming a mum in 2004 Merendi now understands and appreciates the importance of good health and exercise during pregnancy and after giving birth. Since this time she has developed a specialist interest in developing specific exercise programs for women during their pregnancy and postbirth, due to her own experiences of pregnancy, child birth and raising children. Merendi herself knows the time constraints of mothers and offers exercise programs tailored to fit in with every mother's busy life.
Ausmumpreneur Finalist 2012, Quest Business Award Winner 2010 - Best Health Service Provider, Quest Business Innovation Award Winner - 2009, Quest Business Award Finalist 2011 - Health Service Provider, Quest Business Award Finalist 2009 - Fitness Centre, AusMumpreneur Award Winner …
Ausmumpreneur Finalist 2012, Quest Business Award Winner 2010 - Best Health Service Provider, Quest Business Innovation Award Winner - 2009, Quest Business Award Finalist 2011 - Health Service Provider, Quest Business Award Finalist 2009 - Fitness Centre, AusMumpreneur Award Winner 2010 - Best Service Provider.