About Equilibrium

Live with Clarity and Equilibrium

We believe it’s possible to enhance your well-being and vitality through a holistic, evidence-based and contemporary approach to hearing / balance assessments and management, whilst maintaining high ethical standards in a warm and welcoming environment.

For personalised care and information on the latest developments and research in the hearing / balance industry, Lara and Natanya are here to support you on your journey.

Our audiologists are:

Meet the Team

Lara Toni Benigson

Clinical Audiologist & Vestibular Therapist
(Special interest in balance and dizziness disorders)

Lara graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand with a degree in speech therapy and audiology, and has subsequently spent the past 15 years in clinical practice where she has developed a special interest in vestibular disorders and tinnitus assessment and management. She has attended a plethora of conferences and workshops, both locally and internationally, including a recent trip to Copenhagen where she attended the Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Masterclass. Lara has also been a guest presenter at various conferences pertaining to her areas of interest. Together with Natanya , Lara is currently an owner and audiologist at Equilibrium Audiology. Lara is also a qualified yoga instructor and enjoys bringing the benefits of yoga philosophy, meditation and breath work into her paradigm of treatment.

Natanya Lee Ruso

Clinical Audiologist
(Special interest in auditory processing disorders)

Natanya graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand with a Masters degree in Audiology. Together with Lara, she is an owner and audiologist at Equilibrium Audiology, where she has a keen interest in paediatric testing, specifically Central Auditory Processing Disorders (CAPD). Natanya is passionate about clinical work, but equally enjoys the world of research and academia. She has presented at various conferences and workshops and has spent time supervising students in their clinical courses. Natanya will soon be adding a new venture to her busy schedule, lecturing second year audiology students in CAPD.

Melissa Saacks

Practice Manager

Patience Mnisi

Receptionist & Administration

See our Facilities

Bedfordview Rooms

BluBird Rooms