Melissa Taylor - Registered Kinesiologist
Melissa obtained her Bachelor of Human Kinetics degree from the University of British Columbia. She is a Registered Kinesiologist under the British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists (BCAK) and Canadian Kinesiology Alliance (CKA). Melissa founded Kinesi-therapy Inc. to address the need to bridge the gap between health care and fitness by providing a company that treats injury and illness in the body with exercise prescription.
Kinesi-therapy Inc receives referrals along with a diagnosis from health care practitioners such as Physiotherapists, Doctors, Chiropractors and Massage Therapist. Once a diagnosis has been provided, safe exercise prescription is used to develop a specialized training program for each client.
This integrated approach between healthcare providers allows the client to relax and focus on getting healthier faster. For more information please visit www.kinesitherapy.ca.
Melissa has been working within the health and fitness industry for over 10 years and has worked with a wide variety of clients. Her passion continues to be seeing all her clients achieve their fullest potential of health. Organizations that she has worked with have included Lululemon, Capilano College Sport and Recreation, Unya (United Nation Youth Association, Grouse Mountain, The Yeti and many more.
Melissa has had a strong involvement in snowshoe running within Vancouver which has included developing and implementing snowrunning programs at Grouse Mountain and Seymour, as well as being sponsored by Atlas Snow, Garmin, Polar Watch and UBC to research the energy cost of snowrunning. Melissa also participates in hiking, surfing, and cross country mountain biking.