Scott Peirce

Director / Physiotherapist, BHSc(Physiotherapy) PGCert(Western Acupuncture), MPNZ, Partner BradCliff Breathing

Scott, alongside Brooke, owns Breathing Works, and is also a director of the BradCliff Breathing Method which runs education courses for Physiotherapists in New Zealand, Australia and Canada, as well as corporate workshops throughout New Zealand.

Scott is an innovative and passionate physiotherapist, who is a world-wide expert in the diagnosis and treatment of Breathing Pattern Disorders. He is currently undertaking research in this area in conjunction with AUT measuring the thickness of the diaphragm in people with disordered breathing compared to normal breathers. Scott also has postgraduate qualifications in Clinical Pilates and Acupuncture, and he has more than 15 year’s experience working in musculoskeletal and hospital settings.

Scott enjoys coming up with new ideas and is constantly innovating. He is constantly reading academic articles and keeping up to date with the latest research to inform his decision making.

Scott also has a personal story with breathing. As a teenager he competed nationally in sailing, which requires long periods of concentration and static postures. He also has asthma and a broken nose so is very familiar with sinus and asthma-allergy issues and how they can affect breathing.

Scott loves to surf, snowboard, free dive, mountain bike and generally get outside whenever he can, as well as enjoying time with his two young children.