Kinesiologist, Office Administrator
Outside of the clinic, Zoë is a dance teacher at Dance Express and thoroughly enjoys sharing her passion for dance with young children.
John lives an active lifestyle outside of the clinic and can often be found snowboarding the mountains or running the seawall. He does enjoy his downtime reading and watching documentaries.
“I love getting to know my clients on a personal level and developing a meaningful relationship with them during our time together. Learning that the service I provide has made it easier for them to devote time to their interests, friends, and family is what makes my job so satisfying. ”
Leah is currently obtaining her acupuncture certification through the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute. Outside of the clinic, you can find her exercising at her local Crossfit Gym, hiking, practicing yoga, and enjoying the Vancouver food scene.
“I really try to understand my clients, their goals, and their expectations. I want to figure out WHY the pain is happening, so I don’t just look at the area of pain; I assess the whole body to uncover contributing factors. I believe in strengthening and lifestyle change as part of a successful plan. No two treatment plans are alike! ”
Dacia is a mother to two boys and one girl, who keep her very active. She enjoys outdoor activities like swimming, running, biking, and skiing and enjoys playing the piano.
Dacia graduated with a degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta in 2004 and completed her Diploma in Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association in 2008. Her approach is patient-centered, combining manual therapy, patient education, and specific exercise prescription to assist each patient reach their goals. She possesses extensive experience in treating musculoskeletal injuries related to the neck and back, which includes injuries related to motor vehicle accidents, repetitive strain, traumatic work or athletic injuries, and symptoms related to postural dysfunction and muscle imbalances.
“People often comment on my ‘magic hands’, but my hands aren’t magic. I excelled academically—I was at the top of my faculty in University, and I am a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy. Paired with that, I have extensive experience treating a huge variety of musculoskeletal injuries in people of all ages.
I solve problems quickly and effectively with what appears to be magic, but it’s just years of refining my knowledge and skills. The magic happens every day. People tell me I change their lives; tears of joy and gratitude are shed at the clinic daily. Being able to help my clients to this degree is what pushes me to continually improve.”