Taking care of our bodies is an important part of enhancing our connection to the life-sustaining forces in and around us. We do this by engaging in healthy lifestyle behaviors and choices, of whi ...View Article
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BHK, Health & Exercise Sciences
C.S.E.P. C.P.T.; F.M.S.
Marie received her Bachelor of Human Kinetics majoring in Clinical Exercise Physiology at the University of British Columbia- Okanagan. During her undergrad experience, she had a keen interest in the clinical and research areas of her curriculum. Working along side members of the Centre for Heart, Lung, & Vascular Health, Marie analyzed how cardiovascular and pulmonary systems can be manipulated to optimally improve health in COPD patients.
Her position as a registered kinesiologist alongside the outstanding team of health professionals at Woodgrove Pines allows her to express her knowledge and translate learned tools to clients regarding health lifestyle management, and physical activity programming. Whether you’re keen to improve mobility and strength after injury through a rehabilitation program, increase stability and confidence, and prevent falls as an older individual, lose weight and improve body mass, or excel as an athlete and improve athletic performance. Understanding your health and fitness goals, Marie will help you gain the tools to help solve foreseen challenges and integrate both scientific and societal factors.
Marie's education played a large role in her own lifestyle transformation. She enjoys sharing her expertise and seeing the individuals she trains realize how much control they have over every aspect of their life to ultimately achieve their goals and get far beyond their starting point.
Marie takes life by the horns being an activity-seeking enthusiast and attracts to experiences that challenge her. On weekends you can find her playing in Nanaimo’s backyard, running, hiking, and her latest dose of adrenaline- mountain biking. She likes to smile and loves to laugh! Marie is looking forward to seeing you soon!