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Matthew Wallden

MS (Osteopathic Medicine), C.H.E.K Practitioner Level 4, CHEK Golf Performance Specialist, CHEK Holistic Lifestyle Coach Level 2

Matthew Wallden originally qualified as an osteopath & naturopath in London. Later, while working clinically and lecturing on osteopathic technique, he completed a post-graduate Masters degree in Osteopathic Medicine before embarking on the C.H.E.K Practitioner Program. He has consulted for various top sports teams including Chelsea Football Club, Charlton Athletic Football Club and Surrey County Cricket Club. As a corrective exercise specialist, Matthew has lectured at four major UK osteopathic colleges and on many post-graduate courses for medical, rehabilitation and fitness professionals. Matthew has spoken at many international conferences, runs various professional forums and has written a number of peer-reviewed articles. He is currently involved in several book publications, including his upcoming book “The Hamstring Syndrome”, and sits on the advisory board of the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies.

Matthew’s work is his passion, he loves to help people to better health through coaching and treating patients, and teaching other practitioners. Matthew is proud to be a member of faculty at the C.H.E.K Institute; the work of whom has fully embraced and epitomized the ideals Matthew has always driven towards.


Leigh Brandon

C.H.E.K Practitioner Level 4, CHEK Holistic Lifestyle Coach Level 3, CHEK Golf Performance Specialist

Leigh has been working in the field of health and fitness since 1996. From 1999 to 2004, Leigh worked as a personal trainer and a manger and educator of personal trainers. In 2004, Leigh formed his practice, BodyCHEK in London where he still works today.

In addition to working with clients and athletes to overcome orthopedic, digestive, hormonal and immune conditions, he is an author of three fitness books and teaches a number of courses and workshops.

Some of Leigh’s clients have included British and European champions and record holders and Olympic athletes. Leigh’s mission is to help as many people as possible to reach their health and performance potential, ‘so they can live more productive, fulfilling and happier lives’.

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Angie Lustrick

C.H.E.K Practitioner Level 1, CHEK Holistic Lifestyle Coach Level 3

Angie Lustrick has successfully run her personal training and nutrition company, Angie’s World, for over 14 years. Angie is a certified nutritionist, an ACSM certified personal trainer, CHEK Practitioner (level 2), and Holistic Lifestyle Coach (level 3). She is part of the CHEK Faculty, teaching Holistic Lifestyle Coach (HLC), levels II and I. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology at the University of California, Riverside and her degree in nutrition at American Health Science University.

Angie is a professional public speaker and has made numerous appearances in print and live media. Angie filmed a miniseries for PBS- KVCR on Hispanic Lifestyles in which she gives nutritional and exercise advice. Angie has also been heard or seen on NPR radio, Spiritual Cinema, Spencer Power Hour, Personal TrainerTV.com, HealthyLife.net, Spike TV and many more. She has produced two exercise videos and has developed a line of personal skin care products. She has published a book, Body by Angie, which is available at amazon.com and all major bookstores.
Angie’s interests include natural healing and shamanism. Angie holds a certification in Energy Medicine and is a student at The Foundation for Shamanic Studies. Angie is a graduate of Nine Gates Mystery School.

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