Nazleen Reed

Co-Founder and Managing Director, Qualified Physiotherapist

Member of the Health and Care Professional Council (HCPC), the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP) and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP) 

Nazleen Reed co-founded Ultimate Performance Lifestyle in 2012. She has a BSc (Honours) degree in Physiotherapy from Sheffield Hallam University and is currently the official Physiotherapist for the Peterborough Phantom’s Ice Hockey team.

Nazleen specialises in providing Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy to runners, dancers, gymnasts and footballers experiencing back injuries, and offers posture re-education.

Nazleen is also qualified in Foundation Acupuncture, a member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP) and has completed additional courses in electro-acupuncture and Auricular (ear) Acupuncture.

Keen to encourage long-term health, mobility and flexibility, Nazleen is qualified to teach level 1 to 3 in APPI (Australian pilates for physiotherapists institute) Modified Pilates and leads many of Ultimate Performance Lifestyle’s popular classes. A strong believer in continuous learning, Nazleen has also completed courses in Antenatal Modified Pilates and Post Natal Pilates, including courses focused on Diastasis Recti (abdominal separation), a common condition in women post-pregnancy. To support these clients, Nazleen teaches a weekly Post-Natal Modified Pilates class guiding new mums through a series of exercises specifically adapted to target and strengthen the rectus abdominis muscles from deep down.

Prior to becoming a Physiotherapist, Nazleen worked as a qualified Veterinary Nurse and also spent time volunteering for a charity CCD (Christian Care Foundation) supporting abandoned children with disabilities in Thailand.

In her spare time, Nazleen plays Netball for the Ultimate Performance Lifestyle team, enjoys walking her dog Poppy, swimming, baking cakes and spending time with her family. Nazleen is a keen runner, she has completed both the Great Eastern Run and Tough Mudder twice, and participates in Peterborough’s Parkrun.


Komal Bhuchhada

Qualified Physiotherapist

Member of the Health and Care Professional Council (HCPC), the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP) and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP) 

Komal Bhuchhada is a qualified Physiotherapist with a BSc (Honours) degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Nottingham.

Komel specialises in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy helping patients experiencing chronic lower back pain and sacroiliac joint pain.

Komal has completed a number of Musculoskeletal qualifications including Pilates Matwork Level 3, Acupuncture, Grade 5 Manipulation, Congnative behavioural therapy training and the Peter O’Sullivan Cognitive functional therapy for targeted management of disabling low back pain.

Having worked in both the NHS and private sector, Komel has gained experience in many areas of Physiotherapy including Neurology, Respiratory, Women Health, Orthopaedics, Care of the Elderly and Amputee Rehabilitation.

Prior to commencing her Physiotherapy degree, Komal was a qualified lifeguard and swimming teacher.

In her spare time, Komal is currently pursuing a Masters in Physiotherapy at the University of Birmingham. She is also a keen netball player and plays in the Stamford League.


Helen Manning

Qualified Yoga Teacher

Helen is a qualified Yoga and Pilates teacher.

Helen’s personal frustration of managing a recurring back injury led Helen to try Pilates and Yoga. She was so impressed by the impact the exercises had on her return to health that she began pursuing the journey to train as a teacher.

Helen teaches Ultimate Performance Lifestyles Hatha Yoga classes. With an exuberant passion for Yoga, Helen recognises the differing strengths of her class participants so her sessions offer a range of options/adaptations for each pose. Her classes focus on teaching effective breathing techniques for overall health and stress management, poses to maintain healthy joints and muscles, and promoting mental calmness and positive outlook. Encouraging the sense of relaxation needed to help the body recover from the inside.

Helen is also a Bowen Technique Practitioner and a qualified specialist teacher of Yoga for people living with Cancer.

In her spare time, Helen enjoys spending time in her garden – nurturing her vegetable patch, cycling, walking and working out in the gym… she might be a Yoga teacher but she’s still a work in progress when it comes to relaxing!




"Dear Naz I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the recent physio you carried out on my shoulder. You quickly worked out what the..."

" Dear Naz, I am emailing you after a fantastic 2015/16 season. As Head Coach of the Peterborough Phantoms Ice Hockey club, I would personall..."

"Dear Naz, I have been a long term sufferer of lower back problems and have visited Chiropractors many times, usually with a good degree of succes..."

"Hi Naz, Just to let you know that I managed to get round the full 26.2 without having to stop for my knee. I did get a bit of pain for the la..."

"Naz welcomed me to the Ultimate Performance Pilates class whilst I was 18 weeks pregnant. She adapted the exercises where necessary and I went to..."



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