Vancouver Kinesiologists

Our Kinesiologists love what they do. Together, we’ve crafted the reputable Kin Lab name from our dedication to you and your recovery.  Talk to an experienced Vancouver kinesiologist today:

KINESIOLOGIST

Natalie Chang

B.Sc Kin, ACE-CPT

Natalie graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. During her education, she completed a co-operative education placement at a clinic, where she demonstrated various exercises to patients and performed laser therapy.

After graduating, Natalie worked at a medical exercise clinic where she led group exercise classes for people with chronic medical conditions. After working there, she learned how to easily modify exercises for individuals based on their medical history and fitness level. She found this experience very rewarding and helped prepare her for a career as a Kinesiologist. Natalie believes that regular exercise is not only important for the rehabilitation of injuries but prevention as well. She also believes it's important to practice what she preaches. Natalie has been weight training for 6 years and has worked as a Personal Trainer for 2 years. She has trained a variety of clients from ages 18 to 65.

Natalie values continuous education and is always learning something new from fitness podcasts, colleagues, or research articles. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, cooking, and eating at different restaurants.

KINESIOLOGIST

Juan Jaramillo

B.Sc Kin

Juan received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University (SFU). Being a competitive triathlete, he has had his fair share of experience recovering from running-related injuries. Racing at a high level requires training at high volume which allowed him to hone his skills with regards to injury prevention and enhancing performance in endurance sport. Prior to his time at Kin Lab, Juan worked and volunteered at various clinics working with a wide range of clients of varying goals and abilities. Primarily, he worked with patients recovering from injuries sustained from motor vehicle accidents both in-clinic and with hydrotherapy (pool-based active rehab). Additionally, he worked with the TSS Rovers, a semi-pro soccer league, providing on-field assistance through athletic/K-taping, soft tissue release, first aid, and sport-related injury rehabilitation. Originally from Colombia, Juan is fluent in Spanish as well. When Juan is not out on his bike, swimming laps in the pool, or running around the trails in North Van you will most likely find him out on the water either kitesurfing or paddleboarding.
KINESIOLOGIST

Calvin Vu

B.Kin

Calvin received his Bachelor of Kinesiology at the University of British Columbia (UBC). In his previous experiences, he has worked with post-cardiac rehab patients in prescribing aerobic and strength training exercise and assisting student-athletes with injury prevention through exercise prescription and athletic taping. He also has had experience in 1-on-1 exercise prescription with a broad population of ICBC patients with different activities and is able to create programs that best suite an individual’s path to recovery. He firmly believes that building excellent rapport with clients will foster a comfortable environment where they will feel motivated to exercise towards recovery. In his free time, Calvin enjoys weight training and powerlifting, in which he uses his own training experience in strength and conditioning to apply to his own practice with clients as well.
KINESIOLOGIST

Rachel Cho

B.Kin, NSCA-CPT

Rachel received her Bachelor of Kinesiology at the University of British Columbia (UBC). She has over 10 years of experience in Track and Field coaching and competing, personal training, sports performance, and Kinesiology. Rachel competed in NCAA Division II Track and Field for South Florida as a distance runner. Due to several significant injuries and medical burnout, her athletic career was cut short. During her rehabilitation journey, she learned the importance of exercise programming, treatment planning, and wellness management. This experience led her to find her passion for physical rehabilitation and she strives to share her knowledge and skills to help individuals get back to the things they love.

Rachel believes that Kinesiologists are the critical final step in getting you back on your feet because they solidify the progress made from other allied health professionals using exercise prescription. As a Kinesiologist, her ultimate goal is to foster a newfound appreciation and confidence for movement, mind, and body through consistent and mindful practice.

In her spare time, Rachel loves researching the next great restaurant to experience, Olympic weightlifting, cooking, making jokes that reference "The Office," and going on long walks with her partner.

KINESIOLOGIST

Cayden Orallo

B.Kin

Cayden graduated from UBC with a Bachelors's degree in Kinesiology. He is a well-rounded athlete and has competed in various sports growing up (baseball, basketball, and football). Cayden was on track to play college or professional baseball until he tore his ACL which caused him to change life directions. After rehabilitating his ACL, Cayden started riding motorcycles and took up his most recent passion, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ). Cayden has competed in BJJ at white belt level and is currently a blue belt under Roy Duquette after 2.5 years of training. When he is not facilitating healing through exercise, Cayden can be found on the mountains snowboarding, in the ocean surfing, playing guitar, hiking/camping, working out, training martial arts, or reading a book/listening to podcasts. He has a passion for helping others achieve their goals and is always looking to improve his practice within Kinesiology.
KINESIOLOGIST

Bernice Ko

B.Sc Kin, Dip Sports Science

Bernice received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University. Over the years, she has helped many clients achieve their diverse goals from work- and sports-related injury rehabilitation, general health to sports-specific training. Recently, Bernice has expanded her practice to include a specialty in pelvic floor health and postpartum rehab, helping mothers recover and thrive after giving birth.

Through her recovery from multiple recurrent injuries as a former college basketball player, she learned the importance of building the body’s resilience to stress and demands in injury prevention. Bernice embraces a holistic approach with aims to understand your unique lifestyles and long-term needs, tailoring treatment programs to facilitate healing. She is passionate about empowering individuals to access their full potential and promote a balanced and wholesome way of living.

In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, running, hiking, and snowboarding. You will also find her exploring coffee culture, local foods, and hidden gems around the globe and spending quality time with family and friends. Bernice is fluent in Mandarin.

KINESIOLOGIST

Anna Ignacio

B.Sc Kin, Min Psyc, MD

Anna obtained her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology major in Interdisciplinary Studies with minors in Psychology at University of British Columbia.

She had years of experience working with clients in different rehabilitation clinics where she led and facilitated active rehabilitation exercises, sports specific training, and conditioning for work related injuries.

She recently completed her Medical degree in the Philippines wherein she did few months of internship in hospitals located in BC. She is currently applying for residency.

In addition to her knowledge in acute, chronic diseases, and pharmacologic management, she firmly believes that exercise is medicine. For her, physical activity is a free medicine that benefits the overall health as well as the prevention of development of various chronic diseases.
On her free time, she enjoys hiking, working out, reading, and trying out Pinterest recipes.

KINESIOLOGIST

Jerry He

B.Sc Kin

Jerry received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University (SFU). Prior to Kin Lab, Jerry gained valuable experience working and volunteering in different rehabilitation settings in the Burnaby and Coquitlam area. Being a university-level athlete and having worked in various clinics, Jerry understands the trials and tribulations of sustaining injuries on the field, at work, or during daily activities. He believes that with proper guidance, and exercise education and planning he can help his clients achieve their respective goals. During his past experiences, Jerry developed a specialization in motor vehicle-related accidents. He works with his clients, and any third-party members to ensure proper treatment planning to accelerate their return to work and daily activities. Outside of work, Jerry enjoys an active lifestyle. His main hobbies include weightlifting, sprint training, volleyball, and photography. He believes in the importance of creating a balanced lifestyle to ensure physical and mental wellbeing.
KINESIOLOGIST

Miguel Suarez

M.Kin, B.Kin, CSCS

Miguel has over 7 years of Kinesiology and Strength and Conditioning (S&C) coaching experience. He holds a Master’s degree in Kinesiology from UBC and is a certified NSCA CSCS coach and BCAK Registered Kinesiologist. Most recently, he worked with the Vancouver Whitecaps FC Academy & Development Squad teams. He helped high-potential players reach the professional level of play by developing their physical capacity and coordinating return from injury protocols. Prior to this, Miguel was part of the UBC Varsity S&C team. He worked with a variety of CIS teams throughout their offseason, preseason, and in-season preparations as a student coach and graduate assistant. In addition, Miguel finished an 8-month Kinesiology internship at Allan McGavin Sports Med clinic and has been involved with the VCH SteadyFeet fall and balance prevention program. He has worked as a Kinesiologist and Trainer for Loaded Athletics, Studeo Vancouver, and Vancouver Parks Board, helping individuals of all ages, skill levels, and injury types achieve their health, rehab, and wellness goals. Miguel participated in competitive basketball throughout his early 20s and is currently an avid cyclist, runner, and swimmer. He’s passionate about sports, pain science, active rehab, and high-performance training.
KINESIOLOGIST

Andy Vo

B.Sc Kin

Andy obtained his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University (SFU) with a certificate in Health and Fitness Studies. He has provided exercise prescription and training programs to a diverse clientele including athletes, ICBC claimants, seniors, and general populations. He was involved with the Fraser Health Fall Prevention Clinic assisting seniors to regain strength and mobility. Andy competed as a student-athlete in NCAA Division II Track and Field as a long jumper and uses this experience to provide in-depth knowledge on sprinting mechanics, Olympic lifting, and speed development. Since 2015, he has been working with individuals involved in motor vehicle incidents by creating and implementing 1-on-1 exercise therapy programs. Andy strives to provide quality education and guidance to help clients achieve functional pain-free movements. In his spare time, Andy enjoys playing basketball, snowboarding, and weight-lifting.
PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Lilian Chung

M.PT, B.Sc Kin

Lilian graduated with a Masters of Physical Therapy from the University of British Columbia after receiving a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (with Distinction) from Simon Fraser University.

She believes in approaching therapy from a compassionate lens by listening to- and working collaboratively with her clients to achieve their functional goals. With a strong clinical background in active rehabilitation and exercise prescription, she is a strong believer in the “movement pill.” That is, an individualized exercise program that fits with your lifestyle is an essential aspect of your rehabilitation.

She received multiple awards in the Masters of Physical Therapy program for both academic and clinical success, and has continued her education in post-graduate certifications in manual therapy, movement-based techniques, and Dry Needling.

In her spare time, you can find Lilian playing ultimate frisbee, learning random skills and playing with her dog!

CLINIC MANAGER

Rebecca Tran

B.BA

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OPERATIONS & ADMIN

Chris Dang

B.BA

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SECURITY

Lucky

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