Jacinta Brinsley, Clinical Exercise Physiologist
Jacinta Brinsley

Clinical Exercise Physiologist

Graduating from the University of South Australia with a degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology in 2016, Jacinta has been immersed in the world of movement from a clinical and research perspective. She completed an Honours degree in biomechanics, completed a Vinyasa and Yin yoga teacher training, experiencing first-hand the effects of an integrated mind-body movement practise on physical and mental health. Jacinta is now completing a PhD exploring the effects of exercise and mindfulness on mental health. She is passionate about using movement as medicine and making it enjoyable, achievable and tailored to the individual.

A little more about Jacinta

Favourite food:
Pasta, pasta, pasta

Favourite café/restaurant:
Cafe Troppo, their almond croissants are to die for

Favourite way to stay active:
Anything outdoors, but especially ocean activities in summer!

AFL Team:
Yoga

Idol/Heroes:
The concept of future me (thanks, McConaughey).

Dr Daniel Siegel, clinical professor of psychiatry and director of the Mindsight Institute – his [amazing] work covers practical applications of neurobiology and psychology of attachments, relationships, focus, presence, empathy, wellbeing, mental health and awareness. SO fascinating, and powerful to apply through the context of movement and exercise!

Best way to keep fit:
Lifting weights with a splash of cardio squeezed in.

Movement Tip:
Can I have 3? Variety, snack sized & FUN!