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.
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.
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.
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.
Vincent had always been involved in sports and athletics. One of his main pursuits being Taekwondo, and holds a second-degree black belt. After overcoming his own serious injuries namely, hip impingement and partial rotator cuff tear, his rehab experiences solidified his commitment towards helping individuals manage their injuries and regain functional capacity needed for daily living and working.
In his free time, Vincent enjoys lifting weights, reading and summiting scenic mountains in the summer.
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!