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He who knows much about others may be learned, but he who understands himself is the more intelligent. He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still.
Lao-Tzu
reconnecting movement
Tara Keller Ng - FOUNDER & CLINICAL KINESIOLOGIST

Tara Keller Ng - FOUNDER & CLINICAL KINESIOLOGIST

• Kinesiologist, Practicing Member under the BCAK and CKA

• Founder of accredited M.A.C.T. (Movement Assessment & Corrective Training) Certification

• Certified FRCms Mobility Specialist, Certified SFMA Provider

• Kinesio-Taping™ Provider

 

Tara received her Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology in 1995 from the University of Waterloo after completing five years of focused studies, including two years (3800 hours) of clinical practice. She is a Practicing Member under the British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists (BCAK) and Canadian Kinesiology Alliance (CKA).

Tara became certified as a Medical Exercise Specialist in 1997 and voluntarily elected to recertify under clinical examination by a Registered Physiotherapist in 2006.  She has upheld continuing education in her self-development as a practitioner and has culminated her experiences in working with world-class leaders in healthcare to develop her accredited Movement Assessment & Corrective Training Certification program.

Michelle Hill - CLINICAL KINESIOLOGIST & TRAINER

Michelle Hill - CLINICAL KINESIOLOGIST & TRAINER

• Kinesiologist, Practicing Member under the BCAK and CKA

Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

M.A.C.T. (Movement Assessment & Corrective Training) Certified

 Certified FRCms Mobility Specialist

 

Michelle completed her bachelors degree in Physical Education and Coaching from Douglas College in 2009.  She is a Practicing Member under the British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists (BCAK) and a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).

She has a passion for working with the individual seeking rehabilitation and corrective exercise prescription to manage pain and recover from injury.  Michelle believes working with a multi disiplinary team to allow for her clients to achieve best results.  Michelle brings a unique balance of compassion, confidence and skill.  She focuses on developing safe, effective and functional exercise programs so that individuals can return to their preferred activities.

Michelle trained and competed in the sport of figure skating and has been training figure skating athletes on and off the ice since 2000. Her passion for health & wellness is also carried into her current personal pursuits that include tennis, volleyball, downhill and cross country skiing, running, cycling, hiking, and yoga.

 

 

Shea Quilichini - CLINICAL KINESIOLOGIST & TRAINER

Shea Quilichini - CLINICAL KINESIOLOGIST & TRAINER

• Kinesiologist, Practicing member under the BCAK and CKA

• Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

• M.A.C.T. (Movement Assessment & Corrective Training) Certified

Shea holds a Bahelor of Science in Kinesiology and Exercise Health & Physiology from the University of Calgary.  He is a Practicing Member under the British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists (BCAK).  Shea is passionate about providing quality fitness appraisal and recommendation to better suit his clients' lifestyle needs and health goals.


Since the completion of his degree, Shea has developed extensive experience working with a diverse clientele, ranging from elite athletes to those with chronic pain.  His goal is to empower his clients to become active participants in their own recovery process and provide them with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully self-manage their injuries to prevent future impairments.  

Shea models a balanced lifestyle, supplementing his career with outdoor adventures, music and culinary endeavours.  He guides his clients to achieve a balanced approach to their own endeavours while providing them the tools necessary to create positive change.
 

Daehan Kim - CLINICAL KINESIOLOGIST & TRAINER

Daehan Kim - CLINICAL KINESIOLOGIST & TRAINER

 • Kinesiologist (Masters level), Practicing member under the BCAK and CKA

• Functional Movement Screen (FMS1) Certified

• Certified Kettle Bell Instructor (SMK1)

• Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (NSCA - CSCS)

• M.A.C.T. (Movement Assessment & Corrective Training) Certified

Daehan completed his Master of Science degree in Kinesiology in 2012 from the University of Saskatchewan after receiving his Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology in 2009 from Arizona State University.  He is a Practicing Member under the British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists (BCAK), a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and a Certified Kettle Bell Instructor through Strength Matters (SMK).

Daehan has passion for helping people accelerate their recovery from injury, develop effective pain management strategies, and return them to their occupation, sport and lifestyle activities.  He provides clients guidance to learn and adapt movement based on each individual's unique environmental and psychosocial demands.  To apply his practice with evolving knowledge, Daehan has upheld his continuing education in his self-development as a practitioner.  He has published his research on neuromuscular control of movement and injury prevention and presented at various scientific conferences.

Daehan loves to play various sport activities, including tennis and golf.  He trains in martial arts, weight lifting and kettle bell training.  He holds a black belt in Taekwondo and recently received his green belt in Capoeira.

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The team at Essential Kinetics is excited to be continuing their own education with world-renowned clinicians, including:

2017

Training the Senses: Uncoiling the Neural Basis of Our Brain's Multi-Sensory Processing System, Feb 18-19

2016

Reconciling Biomechanics with Pain Science with Dr. Greg Lehman, Apr 9-10

 

Neuro Orthopaedic Institute: Explain Pain, Apr 28-29

 

Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS): A Developmental Kinesiological Approach to Exercise, May 14-15

 

Postural Restoration Institue (PRI) Myokinematic Restoration, Oct 8-9